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Donna Jarmusz Wins IREJ’s Community Service Award

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Alter+Care’s Senior Vice President for Business Development & Strategic Initiatives, Donna Jarmusz was honored by Illinois Real Estate Journal magazine in the 2009 Women in Real Estate Awards.

logocolorgarden1Donna received the Community Service Award for creating We Grow Dreams, Inc., a not-for-profit organization which owns and operates the We Grow Dreams Greenhouse & Garden Center.  The We Grow Dreams mission is to provide people with disabilities the opportunity to lead fulfilling lives, to train and work in a supportive, safe and caring environment while producing and providing products and services to the community.  We Grow Dreams honors the concepts of human dignity, respect, hard work, fellowship and friendship.

Since 2004, the 501 (c) 3 organization has operated a year-round five-acre wholesale and retail greenhouse in West Chicago, IL, to provide job training and employment opportunities for people with disabilities.