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Dignity through Work” Event on October 2nd Recognizes Those that Support Workplace Opportunities for People with Disabilities

On Tuesday, October 2, 2007, local businesses and individuals will be recognized for the contributions they have made to support the independence of people with disabilities. “Dignity through Work” is a breakfast event that will be held at Little America Hotel from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. The event is presented by the Community Foundation for […]

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President Ford’s 1974 Visit to Disabled Students at Columbus Community Center Remembered

In an official visit to Salt Lake City on November 3, 1974, President Gerald Ford added a 20-minute visit to Columbus Community Center after receiving a letter from four students who attended the center at the time. Columbus had been serving students with disabilities since 1968 and was recognized as one of two pre-eminent centers […]

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Columbus Secure Shredding Name Change Reflects Community Commitment

Salt Lake City, Utah – December 1, 2006.  Columbus Secure Shredding (CSS) has recently changed its name from National Data Guard to better reflect its mission to provide secure document destruction while employing people with disabilities. The new website is www.columbussecureshredding.com. CSS is a business unit of Columbus Community Center, a nonprofit organization that has […]

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Take 200 to Work” Initiative gets Boost from American Express Foundation

The Columbus Community Center, a local nonprofit organization that serves people with disabilities, has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the American Express Foundation, which will be used to open the Columbus Community Employment Center. The employment center will provide a centralized location where people with disabilities can receive training and coaching that will prepare […]

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