''Extra Mile'' Accessibility Award
(Grants Pass, Oregon , October 4, 2006) Fire Mountain Gems and Beads, America's favorite beading and jewelry supply company, has been awarded the ''Extra Mile'' Accessibility Award for their ongoing partnership with Goodwill Industries. The Disability Services Advisory Council of the Rogue Valley Council of Governments presented this award to Chris and Stuart Freedman, owners of Fire Mountain Gems and Beads, for their continued commitment to creating employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
Since 2005, Fire Mountain Gems and Beads has partnered with Goodwill Industries to offer work experience and employment opportunities for people with disabilities. Working at Fire Mountain Gems and Beads allows Goodwill employees to overcome work barriers and employment challenges they may face by giving them valuable work experience in a supportive team environment.
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