2004 Tony Coelho Award to be Presented to Paul Cofoni, President of CSC Federal Sector

PITTSBURGH, PA- The 2004 Tony Coelho Award will be presented to Paul Cofoni, corporate vice president and president of Computer Sciences Corporation's (NYSE: CSC) Federal Sector business unit. The award ceremony will be held Dec. 9 at CSC's Federal Sector headquarters in Falls Church, Va.

Hoyer: Aggressive Action Needed to Restore the Intent of the Americans with Disabilities Act

One year ago, my dear friend Tony Coelho issued the “Coelho Challenge,” urging the disability community to only support Presidential candidates who adopt a five-point agenda for dismantling the barriers to work for people with disabilities.

As Tony stated then, and as those of us here today recognize: “Work provides discipline and structure to our lives. It is a source of identity and social acceptance. . . Work makes sustaining life and building a material existence vastly easier.”

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The Bender Enterprise Selects Vice-Chair of Its Bender Ambassador Program

PITTSBURGH, PA- The Bender Enterprise has selected Mija Park as Vice-Chairperson for its Bender Ambassador Program which was established in January 2003. Employees of Bender Consulting Services Inc. (Bender Consulting ) and Bender Consulting Services of Canada, Inc. (Bender Consulting C) work for the company anywhere from 6 to 9 months. At the end of the initial contract, based on performance, Bender Consulting and Bender Consulting C employees become full-time employees of the customer.

Bender Consulting Services, Inc. Hires 30 Employees with Disabilities in Early July 2004

PITTSBURGH, PA- Bender Consulting Services, Inc. (Bender Consulting ), a Pittsburgh-based firm that hires people with disabilities in the areas of technology, finance/accounting, general business, and human resources has hired 30 people with disabilities during early July 2004.

Bender Consulting Services, Inc. Partners with Highmark, Inc. on the Elizabeth Project

PITTSBURGH, PA- Highmark, Inc. has hired the first Bender Consulting Services' Elizabeth Project employee, Justin Hucko. Justin started working at Highmark in the position of Mail Clerk II on April 19, 2004, and is both doing a great job and enjoying his work.

Bender Consulting Services, Inc. Promotes Wade Churchfield to Position of Director

PITTSBURGH, PA- Bender Consulting Services, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Wade L. Churchfield to the position of Director.

Mr. Churchfield joined Bender Consulting Services, Inc. in January 1998, as the regional Manager in Newark, DE. In his new position as Director, Wade will be involved in the strategic direction of Bender Consulting Services, Inc., as well as managing the day-to-day activities of Bender employees on-site at Computer Sciences Corporation, and in the Delaware and Washington, DC metropolitan areas.

Bender Consulting Services, Inc. Promotes Neal Lutz to Position of Director

PITTSBURGH, PA- Bender Consulting Services, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Neal G. Lutz to the position of Director.

Mr. Lutz joined Bender Consulting Services, Inc. in July 1997, and has recently served as regional Manager. In his new position as Director, Neal will be involved in the strategic direction of Bender Consulting Services, Inc., as well as managing the day-to-day activities of Bender employees on-site within Pennsylvania, Texas, Nevada, and soon, other expansion areas.

Susan M. Daniels wins the 2003 Henry B. Betts Award

WASHINGTON, DC - The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) proudly announces that The Henry B. Betts Award Committee has selected Susan M. Daniels, Ph.D., Principal of Daniels and Associates, a firm that focuses on transforming disability policy into practice at the state and local levels, to receive the 2003 Henry B. Betts Award.

Coelho Challenge

Hon. Tony Coelho Our Right to Work, Our Demand to be Heard: People with Disabilities, the 2004 Election, and Beyond

New York Law School October 24, 2003

We meet today out of a patriotic sense of national purpose - to challenge the country we love to redeem its promise for every American, including the 54 million of our citizens whom we call people with disabilities.

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Providing Consulting in Technology and Creating Employment Opportunities for All People with Abilities

Jim HommeWyoming Newspapers, Inc.
Friday, October 10, 2003; Page 2

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