Richland Newhope Industries honors local businesses and employees
MANSFIELD – Richland Newhope Industries recently saluted 218 area businesses and employees as part of Disability Employment Awareness Month in October.
Businesses that employ individuals with developmental disabilities supported by RNI and those companies that contract with RNI were recognized.
Outback of Mansfield has been named as the 2020 Community Employer of the Year for the Richland area. Outback has not only been a community employer, but has assisted RNI by hosting short-term training opportunities for school-age youth and adults. Outback employs three people placed and trained by RNI.
Milark Industries is the 2020 Industrial Employer of the Year for the Richland and Crawford county locations. RNI assembles various styles of pallets for Milark Industries, shipping pallets multiple times per month, allowing more than 30 individuals with developmental disabilities to increase their skills all while earning a paycheck.
RNI’s 2020 community-based Employee of the Year is Marsha Burger of Mansfield. Burger has been employed at Winchester Terrace Nursing Home for the past six years. She works in the dietary department , and has done so throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Luke Trieber is the business development 2020 Employee of the Year for Richland County. Trieber, who is a team member on the RNI Lawn crew, is known for his excellent attendance and punctuality.
Daniel Luster has been named the facility-based Employee of the Year for RNI in Richland County. Luster works in RNI’s document imaging department, doing various jobs such as scanning, microfilming and prep work. He’s recognized for being conscientious about his work and is considered one of the most valued members of the team.
RNI’s community employment department provided services to more than 275 individuals throughout the year who were interested in obtaining employment throughout nine counties. The services include job placement, Project SEARCH, job tryouts, assessments and Summer Youth Foundation Services, which was a five-week interactive online program this past summer due to the coronavirus.
New internet provider in Mansfield
MANSFIELD – T-Mobile is expanding Home Internet to more than 130 additional cities, including Mansfield. The company has been expanding its Home Internet pilot dramatically this year while preparing to launch commercial 5G Home Internet service next year.
T-Mobile Home Internet is $50/month all-in and features self-installation and no annual service contracts or data caps.
The Home Internet pilot provides broadband on the Un-carrier’s LTE network. With additional capacity unlocked by the merger with Sprint, T-Mobile is preparing to launch 5G Home Internet commercially nationwide, covering more than 50% of U.S. households within six years.
For more information on T-Mobile Home Internet, visit t-mobile.com/isp.
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