In a longstanding tradition, this week local businesses and nonprofits were treated to breakfast served with a side of appreciation at our Chatham school for students with special needs.
We honored 25 area employers for opening their doors to students this school year to learn new job skills. The school gym was transformed into a cozy café, with flowers and special place settings for each employer. Students delivered short speeches thanking the employers and awarded them small plaques.
Honorees included downtown Chatham businesses: Arminio’s Pizza, Bloomers, Dance Innovations, Keller Williams, the Library of the Chathams, Sorriso Kitchen, Tons of Toys and Weichert Realty.
These partnerships are an important part of ECLC’s transition program to prepare students for life as adults after graduation.
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