NU Online News Service, May 26, 2004, 1:40 p.m. EDT – Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., Hartford, is sending a team of U.S. Paralympic athletes around the country to encourage employers to accommodate workers with disabilities.[@@]
The tour will stop in Annapolis, Md.; Atlanta; Breckenridge, Colo.; Chicago; Colorado Springs, Colo.; Dallas; Kansas City, Mo.; Maitland, Fla.; Orlando, Fla.; San Francisco; Seattle; and Washington.
Hartford executives will visit the cities with one or more Paralympic athletes to talk to employers and run continuing education seminars for benefits producers and consultants.
Hartford also will sponsor sports competitions that demonstrate what it is like to have and overcome a disability, the company says.