John Orphanidy's Scholarship
The Florida IARP Board of Directors is proud to inform the IARP members that the Bart Hultine Altruism Award was awarded to John Orphanidys. As you are aware, John passed away on September 25,2013. We all miss him and treasure his contribution to the field of Vocational Rehabilitation.
John is the recipient of the 3rd.Annual Bart Hultine Altruism Fund, Inc. (BHAF-a non-profit organization). "Excellence in Vocational Rehabilitation" Award and Stipend was announced at the 2013 Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP) 2013 Forensic Conference, Honoring the Past, Treasuring the Present, Shaping the Future, in Charleston, South Carolina on Saturday, November 9, 2013. John’s wife, Jeanna and daughter Katie Orphanidys were present to receive the award. Please see photo attached.
The BHAF recognizes individuals, businesses, agencies and efforts that have made an outstanding contribution to the field of vocational rehabilitation. Recipients receive an award and a $500 cash stipend. The Orphanidy’s donated the $500.00 to IARP-Florida. This is the first donation toward the John Orphanidys Scholarship Fund.