Issaquah mayor lauds AtWork! for employment efforts

October 8, 2010

By Staff

NEW — 6 a.m. Oct. 8, 2010

Mayor Ava Frisinger has declared October as Jobs Powered by AtWork! Month in Issaquah.

The proclamation, issued Monday at a City Council meeting, commended AtWork! for supporting people with developmental disabilities in their quest to seek and maintain employment. Frisinger also commended 14 local businesses for hiring AtWork! clients.

In addition, the proclamation commended the nonprofit organization for supporting 24 Issaquah residents and AtWork! clients. The proclamation lauded the organization for empowering clients to lead productive and meaningful lives, provide support for their families and develop the skills necessary for long-term employment.

AtWork! Chief Development Officer Jane Kuechle accepted the proclamation from the mayor.

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