TO: News Editors
DATE: January 29, 2019
CONTACT: Missy Goetschius, Public Relations Director, The Arc of Chemung
RE: The Arc of Chemung Now Providing Secure Document Destruction Services
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Elmira, NY – The Arc of Chemung is pleased to announce that it’s vocational division, Southern Tier Industries (STI), has been granted NAID AAA Certification by the National Association for Information Destruction. Being certified enables STI to provide ongoing or one-time shredding services for both business and residential customers, in a certified setting, ensuring the confidential destruction of the documents shredded.
A ribbon cutting event will take place at The Arc of Chemung, located at 711 Sullivan Street in Elmira, on Monday, February 4, 2019 at 1:30 PM. Media partners and members of our community are invited to attend.
Southern Tier Industries (STI), the vocational division of The Arc of Chemung, provides training to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in order to develop vocational skills and work habits, in order for the individuals we support to be employed at local businesses. 127 individuals in Chemung County receive supports from STI. Additionally, there are 93 individuals supported who are employed by a community business and earning a paycheck of their own!
For additional information about business and/or residential shredding, contact Joel Robinson, Jr. at (607) 734-6151 ext. 123 or email RobinsonJC@arcofchemung.org.
ABOUT THE ARC OF CHEMUNG
Founded in 1953, The Arc of Chemung is a person-centered, not for profit organization committed to meeting the needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in the Chemung County area. The agency provides quality supports and opportunities for individual growth for every person supported by means of education, increased community acceptance, and participation.
The Arc of Chemung supports more than 1,000 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families annually. Learn more at www.arcofchemung.org. The Arc of Chemung is a chapter of the state agency, The Arc New York, and is nationally accredited by The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL).