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Hollidaysburg Man's Career With The Curve is a 'Home Run'


Tom, who lives with an intellectual disability, has worked for the Altoona Curve for 14 years, and with the help of the Employment Services from Skills of Central PA, he will continue his fulfilling career next year.

When "play ball" was yelled for the first-time this season at People's Natural Gas Field, Tom Crownover began his 15th season working for the Altoona Curve. Crownover is passionate about his career with the team, but his journey to job fulfillment was not a typical one.

Crownover lives with an intellectual disability. But thanks to the Employment Services division of Skills of Central PA, he was assisted in seeking a job to fit his needs. Crownover was supported through the process of applying, interviewing, and training for the new job, initially. Over 14 years later, his "labor of love"...

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