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Supporting Employees with Disabilities
This week On The Avenue we’re celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)! Observed every October, NDEAM is a nationwide campaign that celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities throughout American history, and emphasizes the importance of ensuring that all Americans have access to the services and supports to enable them to work. The theme for 2018 is “America’s Workforce: Empowering All,” which is a nod to the U.S. Department of Labor’s commitment to ensuring a workforce for Americans of all abilities. The ability to hold a job that ensures regular hours
On The Avenue: Chipper Things
This week On The Avenue I wanted to share a really awesome video our Woodard guys put together for one of our clients, Chipper Things. Chipper Things, created by the very talented Beck Simpson, is a collection of “Optimistic Objects,” like apparel, postcards, and art prints, that celebrate the things in life that make us feel good. The bright colors, hilarious quips, and funky illustrations that make up this brand are just a fraction of what makes Chipper Things such an fun client to work with. Here at Woodard, we help to store, process and ship out all of these Chipper Things, and we thought
On The Avenue: Meet Sarah
This week On The Avenue, I’m going to be introducing you to another member of our team… Me! You all have met a lot of our residents here at Westwood and Woodard, and I figure it was about time that you got to know a little bit more about me. Instead of conducting my usual interview, I’ll just be answering my usual questions myself. Check it out below! How did you meet Tom? I actually interned for Tom while I was still in college! I came in for my interview and fell in love with the place, so after I graduated I was thrilled to come back to work full time. How long have you lived in Nashville?
On The Avenue: Brad and Braeden Make a Movie
This week On The Avenue we’re getting very ~meta~. Brad and Braeden, two of our resident video editors, have put together a short movie to show you, our lovely viewers, how to make a movie. It is a great example of how well executed, high quality shots can turn a seemingly simple video into a really entertaining, eye catching piece. By showing you the basics, they wanted to communicate that if you have the desire to learn, and you are willing to work for it, anyone can make a gorgeous piece of film work. So check out their video below and get inspired! Thanks for watching, and we'll s
On The Avenue: Alexander Joins IDEAL Program
This week On The Avenue we’re wishing Alexander luck as he joins the IDEAL program at Lipscomb University! For those of you who don’t know about IDEAL, it is Lipscomb’s program for young adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. It provides its students with an opportunity for growth and independence, while promoting inclusion, belonging and contribution, and at the end of all of it they even assist each student with finding an internship or job. This type of program can be absolutely life changing for a student, helping them find their place in this world as they transition into
On The Avenue: It’s a Launch!
This week On The Avenue we’re celebrating the launch of https://www.homecomfortconnection.net/ ! Anna Groos, one of the very first members of the team here on Westwood Avenue, is now working as the Marketing Associate for Home Comfort Connection. I was SO excited when she reached out to us to talk about Westwood building their new website- We would get to make a beautiful site and I would get to work with a good friend. What could be better? It was a joy to catch up with her and to learn more about where Anna is now calling home. Home Comfort Connection works with M&A Supply Company and Yo