Photo: YEI guys Allen Thomas, left, and Matthew Black climb at Gripstone Climbing and Café in Prescott Since November 2019, guys and gals from Yavapai Exceptional Industries (YEI!) have been rising to a challenge—literally—as they rock climb at Gripstone Climbing. The partnership is part of YEI’s Developmental Activities Program (DAP); Dakota King, director of the
Photo: Willie takes a swing at Full Swing Sports Center in Prescott Valley. Bi-weekly visits to Full Swing are part of YEI’s Developmental Activities Program Guys and gals from Yavapai Exceptional Industries (YEI!) have enjoyed visiting Full Swing Sports Center in Prescott Valley to use the batting cages, shoot hoops, play air hockey, and more,
Sterling Ranch homes residents Jessica, left, and Taylor, pose in the kitchen of one of the homes. The project was completed in November. Six YEI! guys or gals live in each home, along with a host family. Thanks to a successful community effort, a dozen guys and gals from Yavapai Exceptional Industries (YEI!)—and their host
For the Production Technicians at Yavapai Exceptional Industries (YEI!), every day of the week is exciting: they enjoy coming to work and helping their production partners. Thanks to several new partnerships with local companies, things at YEI! have gotten even more exciting. “There isn’t a lot of manufacturing here in town,” said Bill Loughney, YEI!
As the Community Employment Coordinator at Yavapai Exceptional Industries (YEI!), Justin Bahnsen enjoys the partnerships between YEI! and local businesses such as Sturm Ruger, Jay’s Bird Barn, StoneCo, and Enlighten Candles, to name a few. YEI! clients, often known as “YEI-hoos,” have opportunities to work and socialize, while providing valuable services to local industry. And