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Original post made on Jun 16, 2017

STATE RECOGNITION ... Ada's Cafe was selected by state Assemblyman Marc Berman as the 24th Assembly District's Small Business of the Year. Representatives from the coffee shop went to Sacramento on Monday, June 5, where they received the award during a lunchtime ceremony attended by about 500 people. Berman recognized the business for its commitment to hire adults with developmental disabilities and its research in best practices to provide "meaningful employment" for them. The Palo Alto cafe operates out of the Mitchell Park Community Center, but also has a second location at the Bay Area Metro Center in San Francisco and a catering business at a commercial kitchen on Old Middlefield Way in Mountain View. The nonprofit currently has 40 adults with developmental disabilities on staff.

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