Tour Grandview’s community recycling center and meet workers with disabilities at open house on Sept. 19

GRANDVIEW, MO. – JobOne recently moved its community recycling center in Grandview, Mo., to a new facility with three times more space. On Sept. 19, JobOne and the Grandview Chamber of Commerce invite the community to a ribbon cutting and open house at the new location. As the sole drop-off recycling center in the city, local residents and businesses depend on JobOne to handle their used materials because Grandview doesn’t offer curbside recycling services. This event will offer a chance for people to go behind the scenes and see how the expansion helps JobOne process more materials and provide more jobs for workers with disabilities who operate the center.

More event details at http://job1one.org/2013/come-visit-jobone-recycling-services-at-our-ribbon-cutting-open-house/.

WHO: Mayor Steve Dennis, Grandview, Mo. Missouri Sen. Jason Holsman Missouri Rep. Joe Runions Jake Jacobs, executive director, Developmental Disability Services of Jackson County – eitas

WHAT: JobOne Recycling Services Ribbon Cutting and Open House

WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, from 4–5:30 p.m.

WHERE: JobOne Recycling Services, 4405 E. 140th St., Grandview, MO 64030

JobOne Recycling Services has been funded in part by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, MARC Solid Waste Management District, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, and Developmental Disability Services of Jackson County – eitas.

About JobOne JobOne (www.job1one.org) is a nonprofit agency that provides jobs for adults with disabilities in the Kansas City region through partnerships with government organizations and the business community. JobOne offers secure document-destruction and disposal services for government, healthcare, industrial and commercial customers. It also provides contractual services to federal government agencies through the AbilityOne® Program. In addition, JobOne coordinates recycling services for the city of Grandview and surrounding areas, and offers a range of commercial and industrial subcontracting services at locations in Blue Springs, Grandview and Independence.

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CONTACT: Julie Wittman, JobOne, Communications Coordinator Email: jwittman@job1one.org | Office: 816-763-7822, ext. 713

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