Ashley Gross http://klcc.org en Blind Seattle Marathoner to Attempt Summiting North America’s Tallest Peak http://klcc.org/post/blind-seattle-marathoner-attempt-summiting-north-america-s-tallest-peak <p></p><p>Next month, Boeing I-T analyst Bruce Stobie&nbsp; is going to attempt an incredible feat. He aims to get to the top of North America’s tallest peak – Denali. That alone is impressive, but Stobie&nbsp; faces an additional challenge. He’s blind.</p><p></p> Thu, 15 May 2014 14:37:00 +0000 Ashley Gross 13685 at http://klcc.org Blind Seattle Marathoner to Attempt Summiting North America’s Tallest Peak Starbucks Is Latest Company Aiming To Help Vets Land Jobs http://klcc.org/post/starbucks-latest-company-aiming-help-vets-land-jobs In recent years, companies ranging from JPMorgan Chase to Walmart to Boeing have announced special hiring programs for veterans. Seattle coffee giant Starbucks is the latest.<p>All of these companies are trying to bring down a stubbornly high unemployment rate for veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. But to succeed, companies have to take the time to understand the skills of service members.<p>For 37 years, Carrol Stripling served in the U.S. Army, both active duty and reserves, mostly as a paralegal. Wed, 06 Nov 2013 08:05:00 +0000 Ashley Gross 2539 at http://klcc.org Starbucks Is Latest Company Aiming To Help Vets Land Jobs