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We'd like you to meet Erik Lindman

Erik Lindman is a man on the move at Creative Partnerships North in Crystal where he has received day training and habilitation services for the past six years.

Erik, who will be 41 in May, is an industrious guy and loves to help with whatever he can -- always doing so with a big smile. A mainstay of the team that collects office paper at Cummins Power Generation in Fridley each week, Erik and his co-workers bring it back for others to help with its shredding and recycling. Erik also enjoys vacuuming and helps keep the front offices…



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We'd like you to meet Lyle Wedebrand

To say that Lyle Wedebrand has worked in a number of companies throughout his 23 years at Rise is an understatement. But unlike some people who tend to job-hop, Lyle moves around a lot because he's good at what he does and Rise production site managers appreciate having him on their team.
      
"I tend to be a perfectionist," said Lyle. "I don't ever want my work to come back to me because it wasn't done right so I always double-check it. When I worked at Celestica in New Brighton before they moved out of town, I loved working on…



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Pierre & Riziki are filled with hope for a new life in the U.S.

HAVING LIVED IN various refugee camps throughout Africa since he was a child, Pierre Gatera dreamed of offering his three children a better life – one of hope, security, and accomplishment.  

Pierre’s parents escaped Burundi to Rwanda where they lived as refugees until 1994. Born in Rwanda in 1975 as a refugee, Pierre and his birth family escaped from Rwanda back to their native country of Burundi when war broke out in 1994. Continually fleeing from rebel fighters, Pierre moved to Nairobi, Kenya, in 1997, and finally to the Kakuma Refugee…



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Joanna's a perfect fit for Warner's Stellian Appliance store

MOST MINNESOTANS KNOW that if they are looking to purchase home appliances, they will likely find just what they need at a Warners’ Stellian Appliance store. Family-owned since 1954, they offer quality products, installation, and service.

As an administrative assistant / receptionist at the Maple Grove store, one of Joanna Douthitt’s primary duties is to help ensure incoming customers are matched with a sales representative in a timely manner. Her friendly, welcoming personality makes her a natural for the position.

“I love…



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