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Al Liefort (left) accepted the Employer of the Quarter award from the Douglas County Developmental Achievement Center's, presented by Earl Hauglid, on behalf of The Douglas County Parks Division. (Contributed)

Douglas County Parks Division named Employer of the Quarter

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Allyson Estes is the Developmental Achievement Center's Employee of the Quarter.


The Douglas County Parks Division is the Douglas County Developmental Achievement Center's Employer of the Quarter.

The Parks Division has been a longtime supporter of the Alexandria DAC, employing consumers for more than 30 years. The Parks Division includes a variety of jobs at L'Homme Dieu, Rotary, Brophy and Curt Felt parks and the Geneva and Victoria landings.

These jobs allow for people with all abilities to participate in employment. Al Liefort accepted the award on behalf of the Douglas County Parks Division.

Allyson Estes is the DAC's Employee of the Quarter. Estes has worked very hard on coming each day with a positive attitude. She is friendly to everyone at the DAC, both staff and consumers. She has also made an extra effort to be especially welcoming and helpful to new staff and consumers. Allyson is always willing to try a new job or to learn a new task. She works both in the community and at the DAC.