Tom Wemlinger of EPI awarded February DSP of the month
on Saturday, March 1, 2014
Waterloo, IA - Exceptional Persons, Inc.’s (EPI’s) Tom Wemlinger has joined EPI’s 5 Star Club as he was awarded February’s Direct Support Professional (DSP) of the month.
EPI’s 5-Star Club was created to celebrate the outstanding work of DSP’s at EPI. Peers nominate fellow DSP’s and recipients are chosen from those nominations.
Tom’s nomination said the following. “Tom genuinely cares about the people he works with and is well respected by them. He is constantly coming up with creative and fun ways to provide services.”
EPI, founded in 1957 in Waterloo, Iowa, as Exceptional Persons, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization created as a catalyst for community based services for people with developmental and other related disabilities. Today’s EPI fosters the active community participation of people with disabilities through residential and transportation services, day activity centers, community living, as well as works to expand child care options and to improve the quality of child care available for families in Northeast Iowa. EPI serves over 5,500 children, adults, and families in Northeast Iowa a year and employs more than 400 dedicated individuals.