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BETHLEHEM, Pa. (November 19, 2019) – Via of the Lehigh Valley is pleased to announce two recent staff promotions.
Sean Hartman has been named Director of Small Group Employment. In this role, he will work with area businesses to maintain and grow Via’s Small Group Employment service, ViaWorks. Through ViaWorks, businesses contract with Via to provide high-quality workers that strengthen and diversify their workforce while helping them remain competitive. Sean has been with Via for seven years and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Alvernia University.
Chelsea Hamm has been named Community Connections Program Manager. She will supervise, direct and lead the Community Connections Department to ensure quality services are provided to the people Via serves. Through Community Connections, people with disabilities gain access to different volunteer, educational and recreation opportunities in our community while working on vocational, socialization and communication skills. Chelsea has been with Via for five years and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Shippensburg University.
About Via of the Lehigh Valley
Via’s mission is to help people reach their full potential through a rewarding career, meaningful relationships, and an enriching community life. Serving our community since 1952, Via provides services for 1,200 children and adults with disabilities in Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Monroe, Pike, Bucks and Berks counties. Via helps adults find and sustain employment within multiple industries and service sectors. Early Intervention therapists offer physical, occupational and speech therapy to children to advance competencies and reach developmental milestones. Programs for young adults focus on networking with peers and gaining vocational skills in preparation for life after graduation. Our staff help individuals of all ages gain life skills, develop friendships, and learn how to take advantage of all the community has to offer. In addition to providing a variety of high-quality programs, Via also advocates for inclusion and equal access to community activities. For more information, visit https://www.vianet.org/
Information provided to TVL by:
Michele Grasso, MPA
Vice President of Development
Via of the Lehigh Valley