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MEC expansion into Greater Minnesota successful

In its 25 years of services, the Minnesota Employment Center (MEC) for People Who are Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing has assisted more than 2,000 men and women plan their careers, find great jobs, and retain successful employment.
 
MEC was co-established by Rise, Minnesota Vocational Rehabilitation (VR), and Lifetrack Resources, Inc. in 1993.
 
Two years ago, MEC was able to expand its customized services across the state with funding from the Minnesota State Legislature; it received…


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Do you know a Rise'ing Star?!

Every year at Rise's Celebrate Rise Fundraising Gala, we take the opportunity to recognize some really amazing men and women who are served in our programs. The public is invited to nominate people for this honor.

Do you know someone who has overcome obstacles and challenges and is working to achieve his/her own goals and live a self-determined life? Please tell us about him or her using



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Exciting Summer Online Auction - Twins Baseball Suite!

What a perfect way to celebrate with friends and family, treat your child's sports team, or entertain customers! Rise is auctioning off online a 24-person suite to watch the Minnesota Twins take on the Milwaukee Brewers at Target Field on Monday, August 7, 2017 at 7:10 p.m. (Tickets to the game are included, but food and drinks are not.) 

The auction will be held ONLINE and closes on July 14, 2017, at 5 p.m. CDT.

The Twins are in first place right now with a core group of younger players and veterans who are poised to make…



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You're invited to the 3rd annual Tapping Into Possibilities

Gather your friends and make your way to the 3rd annual Tapping into Possibilities event which will held Monday, July 17, 5:00-7:30 p.m., at Bauhaus Brew Labs in Northeast Minneapolis. Enjoy a fun evening of delicious food and drink, live music and great people! 

You can purchase tickets ahead of time online or at the door. Your ticket includes:
* Refreshing craft beers for…



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