# Individuals with disabilities
Individuals with Disabilities Career Fair on 10/4
In recognition of the month of October being National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the Workforce Center of Will County will be conducting an Individuals with Disabilities Career Fair on Tuesday, October 4th from 4 PM to 6 PM CST. The Workforce Center of Will County is located at 2400 Glenwood Avenue in Joliet, IL.
Howdy Homemade Ice Cream supporting individuals with Disabilities opening soon in Cary
With a mission of happiness and hope in every scoop, Howdy Homemade Ice Cream will be opening their shop in Cary in December! They will strive to make everyone feel welcome and valued by employing individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Another goal is to inspire other businesses to expand their special needs payroll by spreading awareness in the Triangle. The current unemployment rate of individuals with disabilities is around 80%, so they hope to reduce that and offer employment opportunities to individuals in need.