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Salt Lake City Police Department Hires 2 New Supported Employment Program with Columbus Community Center

Salt Lake City Police Department Hires 2 New Supported Employment Program with Columbus Community Center

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Police Department is pleased to announce that it has worked in partnership with Columbus Community Center to place two individuals with disabilities in the department’s civilian ranks. “As a police chief, I’m always looking for ways to bring different people with varied life experiences on board, to better […]

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Smith’s Food & Drug program helps feed more hungry Utahns

Smith’s Food & Drug program helps feed more hungry Utahns

Smith’s Food & Drug Stores has launched a project that is expected to generate an additional 360,000 pounds of food to the Utah Food Bank, while creating jobs for those with disabilities. The Utah grocer has partnered with Columbus Community Center, a local nonprofit that serves people with disabilities, to operate a centralized reclamation center […]

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Columbus Helps Grocery Store Donate Unsalable Items to Utah Food Bank

Columbus Helps Grocery Store Donate Unsalable Items to Utah Food Bank

In six months, the Utah Food Bank has received 150,000 pounds of food from Smith’s grocery stores. “In the grocery business, we have products that either the formula has been changed, the label has been changed,” said Marsha Gilford, vice president of public affairs for Smith’s. “They are nutritious items but yet are unsalable.” A […]

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2007 Dignity Through Work Award Recipients

2007 Award Recipients Visionary Leadership Award Columbus Community Center Founding Parents, recognizing their grass-roots efforts in starting the center in 1968 Social Enterprise Award Intermountain Healthcare Central Laundry, recognizing its entrepreneurial efforts to opportunities for individuals with disabilities create job Outstanding Business Partner of the Year United States Army 96th Regional Support Command, recognizing its […]

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