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From Left, Vocational Coordinator Laurie Whitney, Neil Graham, Bob Turbyfill YME Executive Director David Tate and Michael French, gather in the storefront of YME’s new and improved Trophies and Tees venture, which includes displays of the many options made available thanks to YME’s new facilities and equipment.
Photo by Matthew Hundley

Originally published: 2013-02-27 15:48:49
Last modified: 2013-02-27 15:48:50

New enterprise for Yellow Mountain Enterprises

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Yellow Mountain Enterprises has expanded one of its core endeavors in its mission to provide care, support and meaningful work for Avery County’s disabled adults.
While YME has been supplying trophies for local clubs and sports teams for years, Executive Director David Tate has overseen the expansion of that service into a full-scale operation, expanding services and providing a new store front to give customers a location to visit and see examples of the possibilities presented by YME’s new equipment.

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