Building Bridges

The 2018 Annual Building Bridges
Awards Luncheon will be held at the
Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa

November 9, 2018

10th Anniversary logo for Building Bridges Awards has the Linkages logo on top, their taglin Linkages businesses to people with disabilities and wounded warriors under the logo. Under the tagline is a bridge that the yellow Linkages person is standing on. Below the bridge is says Building Bridges Awards 10th Anniversary.

10th Annual Building Bridges Awards Luncheon Presented by TEP

May 15, 2018 9:24 pm

The Building Bridges Awards Luncheon is a one of a kind event where we celebrate employment for individuals with disabilities, including wounded warriors. We do this by honoring the Employer, Employee, and Employment Specialist of the year who has impacted people with disabilities in our community most.  

Nominate for the 11th Annual
Building Bridges Awards Luncheon

Anyone is welcome to nominate someone for a Building Bridges Award, as long as the nominee lives in/is located in the Pima County. You can make as many nominations as you want for each of our categories - Employer, Employee, and Employment Specialist of the Year.

Select to fill out 2018 Nomination Form

Congrats to our
2017 BUILDING BRIDGES AWARDS WINNERS!


  • Individual of the Year - Grayson Stogsdill
    This award recognizes an individual with a disability who exemplifies the characteristics of a highly productive worker. The award is based on how far the employee has come in not only career achievements, but personal success as well.




  • Employer of the Year - Southern Arizona Family Services
    The Employer of the Year Award honors a local business, non-profit organization or government agency whose hiring practices demonstrate and promote the inclusion of people with disabilities into its workplace. This award is given to an employer who focuses on the ability of the individual and promotes a corporate culture which supports people with disabilities.


  • Employment Specialist of the Year - Susan Hurt
    The Employment Specialist of the Year Award will recognize a job developer who goes above and beyond. They teach their clients how to advocate for themselves and show their clients they have abilities. This individual collaborates with other agencies and works towards making our community a more inclusive place for people with disabilities.


  • Highlight Reel of 2017 Awards Luncheon
    Thank you to our incredible sponsors and all of our luncheon guests!