TGI photographer Dennis Fujimoto takes media advocate award

Dennis Fujimoto of The Garden Island newspaper is the State Department of Human Services’ Vocational Rehabilitation & Services for the Blind’s Outstanding Media Advocate awardee.

Brenda Viado, Kaua’i vocational rehabilitation branch administrator, nominated Fujimoto. The well-known local photographer was cited for his help in covering the local awards ceremonies, and for the coverage’s impact on Kaua’i employers in terms of their willingness to hire people with disabilities.

“Dennis keeps the positive image in the minds of potential employers, making Vocational Rehabilitation and Services for the Blind Division Kaua’i branch’s job easier,” Viado said.


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