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Employers of the Year Selected

07/19/2018

Tami Young, Supervisor of Action Employment Services (AES) nominated Bronson Hospital as their Employer of the Year for 2017.  She indicated she has been working on achieving a placement at Bronson Hospital since she first began with AES in 1999.  This year they created a carve-out position as an Environmental Specialist for an individual with developmental disabilities that AES serves utilizing Bronson’s Project Search program. The individual received special training 3 days a week. Young hopes this will be the start of many successful placements.   Please see the link below to story in Bronson Health News about the award.

 

https://www.bronsonhealth.com/news/bronson-methodist-hospital-named-employer-of-the-year-by-interac/

 

Marisela Bobo, Supervisor of SE-Kent, presented our first-ever Kent County Employer of the Year.  She nominated Block by Block; a program that helps keep Downtown Grand Rapids clean and safe.  The Program Supervisor has been very welcoming of SE-Kent candidates who are hired to work in pairs to help keep downtown Grand Rapids looking nice for residents and visitors. 

 

Block by Block

Employer of Year Kent:  Block by Block Operations Manager Melvin Eledge and Rebecca Krenz, Program Supervisor accept award.