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March 27, 2014 10:13 AM

Conestoga recognizes outstanding local employers

Sixteen area employers were recognized at Conestoga’s 2014 Employer of Distinction awards presentation held on Thursday, March 27 at the college’s Doon campus.

The annual awards ceremony is hosted by Conestoga’s School of Career and Academic Access, and celebrates top employers who have provided high levels of support to the school and its clients.

“We are very proud to recognize these outstanding employers and partners, who extend a range of support to individuals across our community, from providing placement opportunities and sharing labour market information to granting information meetings and assistance to those transitioning back to the workplace,” said Sherri Tryon, manager of Workforce Access Programs and the Conestoga Career Centre.

Congratulations to the 2014 Employers of Distinction:

  • Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), Kitchener
  • City of Guelph - The Sleeman Centre, Guelph
  • DC Foods, Waterloo
  • GOTECH Networking Solutions, Stratford
  • Graf-Martin Communications, Elmira
  • KW Counselling, Kitchener
  • Linamar Transportation, Guelph
  • Ontario Drive & Gear, New Hamburg
  • UPS Store #70, Waterloo
  • Mapped In, Waterloo
  • Seaforth Cooperative Children’s Centre, Seaforth
  • The Elliott Community, Guelph
  • The Robin’s Nest, Elmira
  • Toyota West Facility Maintenance (TMMC), Woodstock
  • Triumph Gear Systems, Toronto
  • Vista Villa Farms, Walton
  • Conestoga’s School of Career and Academic Access provides academic and employment services in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, Stratford, Wellesley, Arthur, New Hamburg, Elmira, St. Marys, Listowel and various locations across Huron county, through Career Centres at the Stratford, Waterloo and Doon campuses.

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    For media inquiries, contact Brenda Cassidy, 519-748-5220 ext 3336,