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Daniels Fund Awards Columbus Community Center $10,000 Grant for “Dignity Through Work Scholarship Fund”

Columbus Community Center announced that it has been awarded a $10,000 Daniels Fund grant to support its Dignity through Work Scholarship Fund (DTWSF). In October 2008, Columbus launched a campaign to build the DTWSF in response to the ongoing unemployment/underemployment of people with developmental disabilities who traditionally face a 65% unemployment rate. The DTWSF helps […]

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Frito Lay Volunteers to Landscape Home for Individuals with Disabilities

On Tuesday, June 2nd from 2-6 p.m. 20 volunteers from Frito Lay will help landscape a home that Columbus Community Center operates for 8 individuals with disabilities. Frito Lay is donating the labor and materials to complete the project. The Park Creeke residential facility is located at 3584 South 500 East in South Salt Lake. […]

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Community Shredding Day Offered By Columbus Secure Shredding

Columbus Secure Shredding (CSS) wants to raise awareness about issues that seem unrelated at first glance—protecting confidential information and employment opportunities for people with severe disabilities. Columbus Secure Shredding is offering a free document shredding day on Monday, June 9th from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 2825 East Cottonwood Parkway (6400 South) in Salt […]

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Rep. Jim Matheson Recognized as AbilityOne Champion for People with Disabilities

On Monday, February 4th, 2008, Rep. Jim Matheson will tour Columbus Community Center, a local nonprofit organization that serves people with disabilities, and receive the “AbilityOne Champion” award. The award ceremony will be at 10:15 a.m. at Columbus Community Center is located at 3495 South West Temple. The award will be given to Rep. Matheson […]

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Governor Jon Huntsman and First Lady Mary Kaye Huntsman Visit Columbus

Governor Jon Huntsman and First Lady Mary Kaye Huntsman Visit Columbus

This November, Governor Jon Huntsman and First Lady Mary Kaye Huntsman visited Columbus Community Center. Mrs. Huntsman had previously visited the center, so she made sure to introduce Governor Huntsman to the many individuals she had met before. During their hour long tour, they visited with staff and participants throughout the center. This was the Governor’s first tour of a community rehabilitation program, and he […]

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