Press Coverage

TELEVISION

WBAY, Green Bay:

STEP Industries Wins Award for Helping Recovering Addicts (2/24/16)

WXOW, La Crosse:

Another Chance for Jordan Holter, recipient of the 2016 WI Job Honor Award (12/22/16)

WKBT, La Crosse:

Western student: from meth addict to Wisconsin Job Honor Award recipient (12/22/16)

Wisconsin Job Honor Awards (9/29/15)

WEAU, Eau Claire:

Governor encourages nominations for new state award (9/29/15)

WKOW, Madison:

Wisconsin Job Honor Awards looking for nominees (9/16/15)

RADIO

Wisconsin Public Radio:

Recovering from Alcohol Addiction (Michelle Devine Giese of STEP Industries) (03/02/16)

WIZM, La Crosse:

Former addict has life completely flipped with help of WTC program (12/26/16)

Newspapers, WEB

Office of Governor Scott Walker:

Governor Walker Encourages Nominations for the Second Annual Wisconsin Job Honor Awards (9/16)

Governor Scott Walker Requests Nominations for 1st Annual Wisconsin Job Honor Awards (9/15)

Office of Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch:

Saluting Second Chances (2/26/16)

Wisconsin State Journal:

Know Your Madisonian: Mexican immigrant on path to becoming a pediatrician (12/29/16)

Nominations sought for Wisconsin Job Honor Awards (8/12/16)

Ultratec works to be inclusive in workforce (4/10/16)

Green Bay Press-Gazette:

WI Job Honor Awards nominations due Sept. 23 (9/16/16)

Can-Do Man: Matthiesen Amazes Co-workers (3/04/16)

Ex-Convict Finds New Start at Ariens (3/03/16)

Local Disadvantaged Workers Receive Awards (2/25/16)

Inaugural Wisconsin Job Honor Awards Seeks Nominees (8/19/15)

Wisconsin Business Voice:

First Annual Wisconsin Job Honor Awards (4/16)

La Crosse Tribune:

Former meth addict: ‘I don’t want to look back anymore’ (2/02/17)

Post Crescent (Appleton):

Nominations open for Job Honor Awards (9/14/16)

Nominations open for Job Honor Awards (8/21/16)

Neenah Company Recognized with Job Honor Award (2/23/16)

BizTimes Milwaukee:

Milwaukee companies recognized for helping disadvantaged jobseekers (12/16/16)

New Awards Program recognizes Workers Who Have Overcome Employment Barriers (8/18/15)

Eau-Claire Leader-Telegram:

Larson Companies receives Job Honor Award (12/25/16)

New Awards Program Launched (9/27/15)

Chippewa Herald:

Worker shortage has many across the region working on solutions (5/04/16)

Governor Seeks Nominations for First Wisconsin Job Honor Award (9/26/15)

State Representative Robin Vos, Speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly:

Wisconsin Job Honor Awards (09/15)

Chippewa County Economic Development Commission:

WI Chamber Seeks Applicants for Job Honor Award (09/15)

TH Online:

Autistic blind man amazes co-workers (3-15-16)

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC):

Wisconsin Job Honor Awards (09/15)

Western Technical College:

Western Student Receives Wisconsin Job Honor Award (12/21/16)

Volume One (Chippewa Valley):

Larson Companies Wins Employment Award (12-28-16)

Madison College News:

Student overcomes challenges to pursue her dream career (1/01/17)

Wisconsin Technology Council:

WisBusiness: Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce: Nominations open for second annual Wisconsin Job Honor awards (8-15-16)

Eau Claire Chamber:

Larson Companies Recognized (12-30-16)

Wisconsin DWD Workforce Watch:

Governor Walker Requests Nominations for 1st Annual Wisconsin Job Honor Awards (09/15)

Fox Cities Chamber:

Winners Announced for Inaugural Wisconsin Job Honor Awards  (3-02-16)

Washington Times (Washington DC):

Autistic Blind Man from Howard Amazes His Co-Workers (3-12-16)

Former meth addict rebuilds life in La Crosse (1-09-17)

San Francisco Chronicle:

Autistic Blind Man from Howard Amazes His Co-Workers (3-12-16)

Minneapolis Star Tribune:

Autistic Blind Man from Howard Amazes His Co-Workers (3-12-16)

Bradenton Herald (Florida):

Former meth addict rebuilds life in La Crosse (1-09-17)

Idaho Statesman:

Autistic Blind Man from Howard Amazes His Co-Workers (3-12-16)

Lexington Herald-Leader (Kentucky):

Autistic Blind Man from Howard Amazes His Co-Workers (3-12-16)

Arizona Daily Star:

Autistic Blind Man from Howard Amazes His Co-Workers (3-11-16)

Scottsbluff Star Herald (Nebraska):

Autistic Blind Man from Howard Amazes His Co-Workers (3-12-16)

NBC4 (Columbus, OH):

Autistic Blind Man from Howard Amazes His Co-Workers (3-12-16)

Centre Daily Times (State College, PA):

Autistic Blind Man from Howard Amazes His Co-Workers (3-12-16)

The Daily Progress (Charlottesville, VA):

Autistic Blind Man from Howard Amazes His Co-Workers (3-12-16)

The Island Packet (Hilton Head Island, SC):

Autistic Blind Man from Howard Amazes His Co-Workers (3-12-16)

The Roanoke Times (Roanoke, VA):

Autistic Blind Man from Howard Amazes His Co-Workers (3-12-16)

The Sun Herald (Gulfport, MS):

Autistic Blind Man from Howard Amazes His Co-Workers (3-12-16)

The Tribune (San Luis Obispo, CA):

Autistic Blind Man from Howard Amazes His Co-Workers (3-12-16)

Press of Atlantic City (Atlantic City, NJ):

Autistic Blind Man from Howard Amazes His Co-Workers (3-12-16)

The Journal Times (Racine, WI):

Autistic Blind Man from Howard Amazes His Co-Workers (3-12-16)

SC Now (Florence, SC):

Autistic Blind Man from Howard Amazes His Co-Workers (3-12-16)

Bradenton Herald (Bradenton, FL):

Autistic Blind Man from Howard Amazes His Co-Workers (3-12-16)

WKRG (Mobile, AL):

Autistic Blind Man from Howard Amazes His Co-Workers (3-12-16)

Richmond Times-Dispatch (Richmond, VA):

Autistic Blind Man from Howard Amazes His Co-Workers (3-12-16)


Press Releases

Aug 12, 2016 • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Nominations open for second Annual Wisconsin Job Honor Awards

Initiative aims to employ disadvantaged jobseekers by celebrating “A New Kind of Hero”

MADISON, WI — The Wisconsin Job Honor Awards is accepting nominations for its second annual awards event, to be conducted December 15, 2016 in Madison, WI. The Awards celebrate Wisconsinites who have overcome significant barriers to employment and the employers who hire them.

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Aug 14, 2015 • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Nominations open for First Annual Wisconsin Job Honor Awards

New initiative aims to encourage disadvantaged jobseekers and energize the work ethic across Wisconsin, by celebrating “A New Kind of Hero”

MADISON, WI — The Wisconsin Job Honor Awards is accepting nominations for its first annual awards event, to be conducted February 23, 2016 in Madison. The Awards will celebrate Wisconsinites who have overcome significant barriers to employment and the employers who hire them.

 

 

Dec 23, 2016 • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

winners announced for Wisconsin job honor awards

Initiative aims to employ disadvantaged jobseekers by celebrating “A New Kind of Hero”

MADISON, WI — The Wisconsin Job Honor Awards, an initiative aimed at recognizing Wisconsinites whohave overcome barriers to employment, has announced its top honorees for 2016.

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