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NW Works in Profile: Morgan Towle

Meet Morgan! Morgan Towle is the newest addition to the NW Works team and serves as the Communications Coordinator. Morgan will be curating content on our various social media channels, liaising with community members to form engaging relationships, and executing internal and external communications. Prior to joining NW Works, Morgan was a full-time college student…

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Music Therapy Fosters Connections at NW Works

Walking through the thick, cinderblock halls of NW Works, it can be easy to miss the strumming of a guitar and the tapping of a tambourine. But the laughter flowing out of the Music Therapy room is impossible to ignore.  

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NW Works in Profile: Yvonne Palmer

For some of our employees, they always knew they wanted to work with people with disabilities in some capacity. For others, like Direct Support Professional Yvonne Palmer, it was an unexpected twist.   “My friend Tina [Martin] got me into this field,” said Palmer with a smile. “I started out as a master woodcarver for Henkel…

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AbilityOne Offers Longterm Careers for People with Disabilities

One of NW Works’ lesser-known programs is also one of its largest: AbilityOne. The AbilityOne program is a federal initiative to provide jobs specifically for adults with disabilities that employs nearly 45,000 Americans, per the United States AbilityOne Commission. Almost two-thirds of those individuals are veterans.   At NW Works, Missy Pugh manages the AbilityOne program,…

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NW Works, Inc. Appoints Grady Philips, III As New CEO 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WINCHESTER, VA. December 6, 2022– NW Works, Inc. announced today that Grady (Skip) Philips, III has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the organization. With more than 30 years of experience in business leadership, Philips will succeed Debera Taylor and assume responsibilities on January 3, 2023. Taylor left NW Works, Inc.…

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NW Works in Profile: Vernon Herndon

This month, we are excited to spotlight one of our longtime employees, Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Supervisor Vernon Herndon! Vernon celebrated 20 years of service with NW Works this year, through our AbilityOne team.  

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NW Works October Update

For many, Autumn symbolizes change: a return to school, cooling temperatures, and of course, the colorful transformation of the trees around us. At NW Works, things are no different. Learn more in our October update.

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NW in Profile: Stephanie Lett

Stephanie joined NW Works in September of 2019, initially as our controller. She was later promoted to vice president and currently oversees the finance, human resources, and information technology departments.

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