December 8th, 2014

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75+ Years of Loyalty and Two WOWzer!s

Above, Rose Cleveland, CFO, receives her award for 35 years of service at American Training, Inc. To her right is Tom Connors, President and CEO; and Ronald Fanion, Director of Vanway, who also received an award for 35 years of service. Jennifer Laurin, Staff Accountant at American Training, Inc. is presented with an award for […]

December 1st, 2014

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Bake Sale Benefits Fire Victims

A fire ravaged through an apartment building on the morning of Tuesday, October 21st taking the lives of two children, leaving at least 17 people homeless, and an entire community devastated and heartbroken. The Kingston Street apartment fire tragedy occurred in neighboring Lawrence, hometown of many of American Training’s own Colleagues, Guests, Residents and Students. Overwhelmed […]

November 25th, 2014

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An American Training THANKSgiving

We spend every day at American Training being thankful for the people we are surrounded by, but still it’s nice from time to time to share all that we’re thankful for with everyone else! So, this year for Thanksgiving we thought we’d share a few clips from our American Training Family. We asked what they were […]

November 19th, 2014

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A New Take on the Traditional Thanksgiving Feast

And so it begins, everyone’s favorite time of year.  As the holidays approach, we can all take that deep breath and simultaneously loosen our belt buckles one extra hole in preparation for the copious amounts of food we will inevitably be eating. Thanksgiving kicks off this eating extravaganza with a cornucopia of food—from juicy turkey […]

November 12th, 2014

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WOW! Magic Training is Making People Feel Welcome!

Have you ever sat in a boring training class, watching the clock, dreaming of priorities that have to get done when you leave? We’ve all been in this situation, yet these classes still exist. Training our employees to do their jobs is a requirement, but that doesn’t mean it has to be boring. Here at […]

November 11th, 2014

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Carving Out Memories with a WOW!

Nothing screams Halloween more than a pumpkin carving contest! The Clinical team and Specialized Housing came together to organize a friendly competition to elicit some supernatural creativity throughout the agency. And what a sPoOkTaCuLaR occasion it was! Pumpkins of all shapes and sizes filled the lobby, decked to the max in Halloween motif. Many branches […]

November 11th, 2014

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Business Office Welcomes New Staff Accountant

Robin Lamoureaux joined American Training’s amazing Business Office team back in July as a temporary to permanent Staff Accountant.  We were so excited to welcome a new face and energy to the existing team of seven Colleagues. It wasn’t long before we knew we wanted Robin to stay. By September 22, she was hired as our […]

November 11th, 2014

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American Training Gives Back Because Life Matters

Residents and colleagues of American Training’s Specialized Housing Branch are proud of our track record of giving back to the community. Over the past two months, we’ve contributed in many heartwarming ways. In August, we raised $500 to help the family of a beautiful child with Mitochondrial disease. We were able to meet Riley and […]

November 6th, 2014

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Vanway Driving for Cans and Coats

1 in 6 people in America face hunger. 50.1 million Americans struggle to put food on the table. In the US, hunger isn’t caused by a lack of food, but rather the continued prevalence of poverty. Help us contribute to ending this! What do we do? Our Vanway team is holding their annual Canned Good Drive […]

November 5th, 2014

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The Next Best Thing Since Sliced Bread!

StarWorks! The best thing to happen to American Training and the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission SINCE SLICED BREAD! The over-achiever of Employment Services is happy to announce the arrival of our newest team member-Elena Perez. Who is she? Elena, who is naturally fluent in American Sign Language, was hired to work with our Guests who are […]