Officials from Waste Management of Illinois presented a $50,000 check to fund the newly created Lee Addleman/Will County Veterans’ Employment Advocacy Project.
The program is designed to assist veterans obtain employment through employer-based internships and will be managed through the Workforce Services Division of Will County.
Waste Management of Illinois will also donate $50,000 for the next two years of this program. The program bears the name of Lee Addleman, a longtime advocate for Waste Management and Will County.
The new program will have an initial pilot of three years and will be re-evaluated and re-structured as needed.