NEWS FOR OUR EMPLOYEES AND ADVOCATES
The new and improved Peninsula Services website is under construction and soon to be online. Stay tuned and thanks for your patience.October 2012 – We welcome new staff member Todd Faulkner to our team as Vocational Services Director! ALL SHRED AWARDED “EXCELLENCE IN RECYCLING” All SHRED, a division of Peninsula Services, has been honored by the Kitsap County Commissioners, with the prestigious ” Excellence in Recycling”, award, one of nine Earth Day awards for outstanding environmental leadership.
All Shred is Kitsap County’s only local secure document destruction company. The business, which provides meaningful paid employment for adults with severe disabilities, recycles all its shredded paper, has become the premier vendor of choice for numerous businesses and organizations who require special data security compliance services as mandated by HIPAA, FACTA, Gramm-Leach Bailey and the Red Flag Rule. All Shred is also part of Ecycle Washington, a new program that provides free disposal of end-of-life computers, TV’s, monitors, and laptops.
All Shred saves over 2,000 trees annually by recycling all its shredded paper. All Shred’s electronic equipment recycling has kept over 140 tons of waste out of our local landfill.
One of Peninsula Services core values is to ensure All Shred’s ongoing investment in training its employees and the community in responsible recycling. All Shred hosts community shred days and ecycling events throughout the year in collaboration with local businesses. All Shred regularly addresses schools, chambers of commerce, and civic clubs on the importance of responsible recycling.
For more information regarding All Shred’s document destruction and ecycling services, or to schedule a community shred day, contact Angel McKinney or Hope Norcross at (360) 731-6695.
*********************Peninsula Services is accepting nominations for Board of Directors Members. The board is comprised of volunteers dedicated to forwarding the mission of Peninsula Services and providing life enriching opportunities for persons with disabilities in Kitsap county. If you are interested or know of someone who would be, please contact Jill Robinson, executive director. Thank You. Our BOARD of DIRECTORS
We are very proud and lucky to have such a dedicated and enthusiastic Board. All volunteers, they give of their time and talents to ensure that the agency is a wonderful place to work and receive services. We thank:
Steve Pyle-Vice Chairperson Helene Norman-Treasurer Phyllis Merhaut-Secretary
Peggy Howland Richard Lund Dan Metzen
Penny Tallman Christine Petig Dick Lund Tom Taylor
Be sure to visit the employee BLOG, a place where employees of Peninsula Services can catch up on even more news, post comments and suggestions. There is a link to Peninsula Press, our page at blogspot, to the right. You will need to be a registered user and employee of Peninsula Services to post messages or comments, but anyone can go there and read it! So Please Do! Thanks!