Greetings!
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This year Direct Support Professional Recognition Week runs from September 13 through September 19. Once again EPIC takes this opportunity to show appreciation for our dedicated and innovative direct support staff. The COVID-19 pandemic will not stop us from highlighting our amazing Direct Support Professionals (DSPs), so we invite you to check out the activities listed below to see how EPIC is celebrating while following the state’s social-distancing guidelines.
Monday (9/14) – Gift bags with a $10 McDonald’s gift card, $20 Target gift card, and EPIC cloth face mask for each DSP. Please contact your Program Manager for exact delivery times. 
Tuesday (9/15) – Raffle #1 for $25 pre-paid credit cards hosted by both the Day and Residential Programs. Please contact your Program Manager for exact times. 
Wednesday (9/16) – 11:00 AM viewing of pre-recorded “DSP Thank You” video featuring EPIC COO, Karen Lopez. Hear Karen's take on her first year working with our EPIC DSPs.
Thursday (9/17) Raffle #2 for $25 pre-paid credit cards hosted by both the Day and Residential Programs. Please contact your Program Manager for exact times. 
Friday (9/18) – 11:00 AM Award Ceremony video presentation featuring EPIC CEO, Clarissa Mitchell. Winners of the LeHew-Thomas, EPIC Care, and Golden Heart awards will be announced along with other tenure prizes and raffle drawings.
I look forward to celebrating DSP Week 2020 with you. Feel free to contact me if you have questions.


EPIC Marketing Director