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New team serving autistic adults named semi-finalist in the Business For Good Competition

Kentucky Philanthropy Initiative President Joe Clabes, left, Opportunity for Work and Learning CEO David Boggs and Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education Senior Policy Advisor Dr. Linda Linville make up WISE, a new organization in Lexington to serve adults with autism. (Photo provided)   WISE, a Lexington-based start-up social enterprise serving adults with autism, has announced that they...

OWL celebrates 52-year success story, serving hard-to-employ with workforce, job training

Opportunity for Work and Learning – OWL – serves those facing barriers to employment, providing workforce and job-readiness training. (Photo by Judy Clabes)   By Judy Clabes KyForward editor   Opportunity for Work and Learning (OWL) just celebrated 52 years in the business of training and job-readiness of more than 23,000 people in the Lexington area.   The program began...