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American Training Honors Dan Barter

Dan Barter of Raymond, NH, founder and President of Summit Records Management, a division of Northeast Reclaiming Services, Derry, NH, was presented American Training’s highest honor last month, the Life Matters Award, at their 15th Annual Partnership Awards Masquerade Gala. This SOLD OUT event was held at the Indian Ridge Country Club, Friday, October 19, 2012.

This annual event acknowledges both companies and individuals who put “work first” for people with disabilities and those looking to live more meaningful lives. The Life Matters Award acknowledges Partners of American Training that have a deep and passionate commitment to people with disabilities.

“Dan’s passion for adventure and love for life makes him a natural choice for our first Life Matters Award. He has taken life beyond the limits, not only physically with his dramatic and heroic conquering of the Seven Summits, but with his commitment in giving back to our community by making work available to those with disabilities from Boston to the New Hampshire border. This work goes well beyond a simple gesture. Our people with disabilities are an integral and effective compliment to Dan’s nation-wide business operation,” Thomas M. Connors, President and CEO of American Training.

Founded in 1979, American Training is fully committed to their mission statement – Bringing Out the Best In Everyone We Touch…Because Life Matters.

They provide services using proven methods leading to lives that are fuller and more meaningful, in a unique environment and in a distinct manner that cannot be found anywhere else. They are recognized for their WOW! Philosophy, which details the fun and entertainment we incorporate into our activities, while always aknowledging dignity and respect for each individual.

American Training, Inc. programs support unemployed workers in need of technical training; young parents and youth in need of direction; and people with disabilities or mental illnesses who want to more fully participate in their community, or need a place to live. ATI is the parent company behind Day Services, Clinical Services, Residential Options, LARE Training Center, Contract Services, Starworks and Vanway.

 

Tom Duggan

Tom Duggan

Tom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a former Lawrence School Committeeman, former political director for Mass. Citizens Alliance, a 1990 Police Survivor and hosts the Paying Attention! Radio Program on 980WCAP in Lowell, Massachusetts. You can email your comments to valleypatriot@aol.com.

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