Professional Carwashing & Detailing

Grant awarded to unique detailing operation

January 25, 2013

JAMESTOWN, NY — A detail operation that provides employment for people with disabilities was awarded a $5,000 grant to expand, The Post-Journal reported.

The Jan. 25 story stated that Cynthia Rogowski and the Johnson Foundation gave The Resource Center’s detailing business the money to expand employment opportunities. The money was used to buy a SteamJet carwash machine, a generator, an enclosed trailer and other items.

Shop provides opportunity for people with disabilities

The addition of the SteamJet and trailer will allow the operation to take its services to customers. The SteamJet harnesses steam to wash and wax a car using less than one gallon of water.

"This is a great opportunity to expand our original business and follow the mission statement of The Resource Center, which is to support individuals with disabilities and other challenges in achieving maximum independence, contributing to their community, experiencing lifelong growth, and enjoying quality of life," Michael Volk, director of rehabilitation and employment services, said in the story.

Washing program trains people with disabilities

The Resource Center provides employment and work training opportunities for hundreds of people with disabilities.

Read the entire article here.