Veterans Inc.

Awards

Following is a partial list of awards received by Veterans Inc. over the years.

2016 - The Veterans Inc. Maine team is recognized by the Veterans Employment and Education Commission of The American Legion for their outstanding achievement in the employment of veterans in 2016

2015 – Veterans Inc. is accredited by CARF International. This accreditation provides a visible symbol that assures the public of a provider’s commitment to continually enhance the quality of services and programs, with a focus on the satisfaction of the persons served.

2015MetroWest Chamber of Commerce’s “Non Profit Partner of the Year” Award

2015 – Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce- Breakfast Club’s “25th Anniversary” Salute

2015 – Outstanding Member Award from the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV), selected from more than 300 veterans’ organizations nationwide

2014 – Worcester Business Journal’s “Top Workplaces” Employee Health and Well Being (Small Employer) Award

2014 – Vice President of Finance, Development, & Administration, Allison Alaimo, was awarded the Outstanding Young Alumna Award from Worcester State University

2013 – Call of Duty Endowment “Seal of Distinction,” for Veterans Inc.’s efforts to help veterans in need, and specifically for effectiveness and efficiency in placing veterans in jobs

2012 - Employment & Training Program cited as a “Best Practice” by the U.S. Department of Labor and the NCHV; the program serves as a model for similar programs nationwide

2011 - Employment & Training Program cited as a “Best Practice” by the U.S. Department of Labor and the NCHV; the program serves as a model for similar programs nationwide

2009 – Outstanding Service Provider Award from General Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; chosen from more than 1,000 veterans’ organizations across the country

2009 – Outstanding Member Award from the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV), recognizing “leadership in American’s homeless veteran assistance movement and the success of the organization’s housing development program;” selected from more than 250 veterans’ organizations nationwide

2007 – Employment & Training Program cited as a “Best Practice” by the U.S. Department of Labor and the NCHV; the program serves as a model for similar programs nationwide

2009 – Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Club Award recognizing services provided and Veterans Inc.’s new facility in Shrewsbury, MA

2007 – President & CEO Vincent Perrone received the Award of Merit from the Armed Forces Committee of Worcester County

2007 – Vice President of Finance, Development, & Administration, Allison Alaimo, was awarded the Unsung Heroine Award from the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women for her work on behalf of veterans

2004 – Employment & Training Program cited as a “Best Practice” by the U.S. Department of Labor and the NCHV; the program serves as a model for similar programs nationwide

2001 – Nonprofit Sector Achievement Award from the National Alliance to End Homelessness

2001 – Worcester County Food Bank Harvester Award

1997 – Extra Mile Award from the Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance, for work to end homelessness

c. 1995 – President & CEO Vincent Perrone was awarded an Outstanding Volunteer Service medal from the U.S. Air Force

1991 – Executive Director Denis Leary was awarded the Vision 2000 Community Service Award from the Worcester Telegram & Gazette