Orion Industries receives 2019 Community Impact Award

Seattle Business Magazine recognizes Auburn nonprofit

  • Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:43pm
  • Business

Auburn-based Orion Industries has received the 2019 Community Impact Award in the job training category from Seattle Business magazine.

The award was presented at an Oct. 24 awards banquet at the Grand Hyatt Seattle.

The Community Impact Awards honor Washington state businesses and organizations that are having a tangible and measurable effect on their communities in areas such as job creation, workforce development, volunteer efforts or innovative business models that promote social goals.

Honorees in all award categories will be featured in the November issue of Seattle Business magazine.

Founded in 1957, Orion Industries is a mission-driven nonprofit, providing career pathways and community employment services for individuals who have typically been excluded from the workforce. Orion is a social enterprise that uses operations in its Aerospace Manufacturing Division to teach people job skills through a combination of classroom instruction and paid training, including mentoring and internship programs. Orion has locations in Auburn and Mukilteo.

For additional information, visit orionworks.org.

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