Merrill Fire Dept. honored by state for employing people with disabilities

  • Source: WSAW-TV CBS 7 Wausau
  • Published: 10/25/2017 02:17 PM

VIDEO: Leaders from the Department of Workforce Development made a stop in Merrill Wednesday to highlight the Merrill Fire Department for their dedication to employing individuals with disabilities. Deputy Secretary Georgia Maxwell and Assistant Deputy Secretary Dave Anderson presented the department with the Exemplary Employer Award from Governor Walker. "It really allows them to capitalize on their unique opportunities and really contribute to their place of employment and to society as a whole,” Anderson said. For the last year, the fire department has employed a young man named Kyle.


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