Robbie Jordan has been named the new senior operations manager of the Lewis B. Puller Center in Gloucester.
Jordan started in his new job in early June. He works full-time and heads a staff of eight.
The center, operated as a division of Hampton-based VersAbility Resources, provides day support and work opportunities for 48 persons with physical and mental disabilities.
Many of the individuals are paid minimum wage and higher to perform tasks as varied as assembling parts for conveyor belts, putting together components for medical kits, stuffing envelopes for other organizations, and digitizing X-rays. Some contracts are one-time arrangements and others are long term, Jordan said. Jordan said he appreciates what the community has done to support the Puller Center, but donations of all types—but not old, worn clothing—are appreciated. Also, he said Friends of the Puller Center does great work in supporting staff and the individuals who attend there from throughout the Mid...
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