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Kings Island recognized for employment of people with disabilities

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MASON, OH (FOX19) -

Kings Island has been named the 2013 Employer of the Year by the Ohio Governor's Council on People with Disabilities for its contributions of providing employment opportunities and improving the quality of life for people with disabilities.

Throughout its 41-year history, Kings Island has created work opportunities and partnered with various agencies that work with disabilities to fill numerous summer positions.

The Governor's Council on People with Disabilities exists to advise the Governor and General Assembly on statewide disability issues; educate and advocate for partnerships at the local, state and national level, promotion of equality, access and independence and the development of employment opportunities.

The Governor's Council on People with Disabilities also works to promote the value of diversity, dignity and the quality of life for people with disabilities, and to be a catalyst to create systemic change promoting awareness of disability-related issues that will ultimately benefit all citizens of Ohio.

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