WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Turco’s on Downing Drive was named Employer of the Year at CAREERS Support Solutions’ 31st anniversary celebration, held Oct. 25 at the Crowne Plaza in White Plains. The annual event celebrates the work anniversaries of 204 individuals with disabilities who receive job placement, training and support from CAREERS.

Yorktown Heights resident Ellen Culhane, who is retiring from the Gap in Mount Kisco after 22 years, also received a Retirement Honoree Award.

“Highlighting our hard-working clients, honoring our devoted employers and thanking our corporate, foundation and individual supporters makes tonight the most important night on our calendar,” said Tina Cornish-Lauria, CAREERS executive director.  “We look forward to 31 more years of fostering workplace success for people who want to work.”

Since 1987, CAREERS, a not-for-profit organization, has helped people with learning, developmental, psychiatric, and/or physical disabilities find and keep jobs in Westchester and Putnam counties.