WEIRTON - Officials with the Hancock County Sheltered Workshop want to thank the residents and businesses who have shown them so much support over the years.
With that in mind, a community dinner is being planned from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Knights of Columbus in Weirton.
"The public has always supported the workshop," Board member Catherine Ferrari said. "We've been fortunate."
The Hancock County Sheltered Workshop is planning a community dinner to show its appreciation for residents' continued support. Sitting around the table from left are, committee members Catherine Ferrari, Tammy Mankowski, Ronald Greer and Rhonda Banfield. -- Craig Howell
For many years, the workshop has received contributions from area residents and businesses in addition to funding from a bond levy voted on by Hancock County residents.
Officials want to make sure residents know how important that support has been for the workshop over the years.
"We get a lot of support that goes unnoticed," Committee chair Ron Greer said.
The Hancock County Sheltered Workshop Community Dinner will take place 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Knights of Columbus in Weirton. Tickets are $25 per person, and can be purchased by contacting the Sheltered Workshop at (304) 748-2370.
Tickets are going on sale at a cost of $25 per person, and can be purchased by contacting the Hancock County Sheltered Workshop at (304) 748-2370.
The mission of the Hancock County Sheltered Workshop is "to aid individuals with significant disabilities to achieve their maximum levels of functioning in order to enhance their quality of life and foster independence and community integration."
"It's important for the Sheltered Workshop and for us to be able to continue our mission," Ferrari said.
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