HOUSTON—James Parker, owner of the unique Houston business Shredding on the Go, will be honored for his accomplishments as an entrepreneur at the charity event Night of Superstars on Oct.17.
Parker, 23, is a young individual with disabilities who turned his love for paper shredding into a full-time job after high school. With perseverance and community support, the SOTG team has been growing its business since 2010. The company hires individuals with disabilities to perform all the shredding and participates in a variety of events to advance the idea of hiring people with special needs.
“Events like Night of Superstars are important because they celebrate the accomplishments and victories of individuals with challenges and also recognize the value that they bring to their families and communities,” said Renee Parker, James’ mother and business manager for Shredding on the Go. “We want to encourage Houston companies to recognize the potential of people with disabilities as capable employees or contracting partners”
The red-carpet event will take place at the Omni Houston Hotel and will bring together local celebrities, officials and media. The guests will recognize 15 outstanding individuals who are overcoming their adversities to perform beyond their potential in areas like academics, athletics, extracurricular activities, arts, and community service.
“We also strive to share our Superstars’ secret to true happiness with the public in order to change their perspective on their own challenges,” remarked Greg Johnson, founder of the Night of Superstars.
Shredding on the Go is a certified disability-owned business that provides secure document destruction in Houston. The company offers on location and pick-up shredding services to residential and corporate customers. With high-tech equipment and well-developed security procedures, Shredding on the Go guarantees customer satisfaction in a timely manner.
For a free quote, call 713-832-3762 or click on shreddingonthego.com