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Kicking Off the Taste of Evanston

Posted by on June 6, 2017 - 4 Comments

Matt and John with Rotarians

Recently, participants John Doetsch and Matt LaChapelle were guest speakers at a meeting of the Evanston Lighthouse Lighthouse Rotary Club (ELRC) to help kick off the Rotary’s upcoming Taste of EvanstonThe July 9 event at the historic Dawes House will benefit three local Evanston workplace skills training programs – No Boundaries, Evanston Work Ethic Program and Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse.

At the ELRC morning meeting John and Matt enjoyed a delicious breakfast and networked with Rotarians.  “I learned about different organizations and events in the Evanston area,” said John who spoke to Rotarians about the skills he is building at No Boundaries, such as Internet safety, self-advocacy and applying for jobs. “I love what the Rotary is all about and I want to join the club,” said Matt.  “I think it will be a great thing for me and I would like to learn more.”
Matt applies the skills he has learned at No Boundaries to his two jobs at Walmart and Lou Malnati’s, while John uses new skills to apply for jobs of his own. 
Want to learn new skills for getting a job like Matt and John?


Adrian says:
Jun 12, 2017

Sounds like a fun time. Looking forward helping out and being there.

Matthew Lachapelle says:
Jun 13, 2017

that was one i my great days there and i saw a good friend there. It was a great day and i meet new people there

Matthew Lachapelle says:
Aug 22, 2017

it was a lot of fun to see new people

Eric Chiu says:
Sep 28, 2017

There is two job that you can work in Walmart and Lou Malanti. You can meet and greet new people at the meeting. There is a type of skill that you can work at NO Boundaries are communication, self-advocacy and self-organization.

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