JobOne is a nonprofit that runs three sheltered workshops, a recycling center and a document-shredding operation in the Kansas City area. It employs about 275 people with developmental and intellectual disabilities. On Sunday, it held its fourth annual Shining Stars JobOne Holiday Celebration for the program workers and their families at the John Knox Pavilion in Lee’s Summit. Heather Schmidt of Grain Valley (left) took a spin on the dance floor with her friend’s mom, Vallerie White of Blue Springs.
JobOne is a nonprofit that runs three sheltered workshops, a recycling center and a document-shredding operation in the Kansas City area. It employs about 275 people with developmental and intellectual disabilities. On Sunday, it held its fourth annual Shining Stars JobOne Holiday Celebration for the program workers and their families at the John Knox Pavilion in Lee’s Summit. Heather Schmidt of Grain Valley (left) took a spin on the dance floor with her friend’s mom, Vallerie White of Blue Springs. SUSAN PFANNMULLER Special to the Star
JobOne is a nonprofit that runs three sheltered workshops, a recycling center and a document-shredding operation in the Kansas City area. It employs about 275 people with developmental and intellectual disabilities. On Sunday, it held its fourth annual Shining Stars JobOne Holiday Celebration for the program workers and their families at the John Knox Pavilion in Lee’s Summit. Heather Schmidt of Grain Valley (left) took a spin on the dance floor with her friend’s mom, Vallerie White of Blue Springs. SUSAN PFANNMULLER Special to the Star

Employees of sheltered workshops are stars of holiday party

December 07, 2014 05:35 PM