Note: Tracy Bird is a data entry clerk served in Rise’s Data Ability program. This article was published in the June issue of Access Press.
By Tracy Bird
Whether state lawmakers are at the Minnesota State Capitol or in
Over the years, Rise team members and the agency itself have received many accolades and awards. But we consider those bestowed upon us by our peers as among the most valued.
Rise has three terrific honorees of the 2019 MOHR (Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation) awards which were presented
With Minnesota’s current unemployment rate hovering around three percent, businesses in all sectors often find it challenging to hire enough qualified workers to keep their operations running smoothly.
So that’s why Johnathan Milks, the Human Resources director at Mikros Engineering, Inc., says it exceptionally helpful when Rise’s Employment Consultant Amber
Rise’s 8th annual Celebrate Rise Fundraising Gala is set for Monday, October 21 at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest in Brooklyn Park, from 5 – 8:30 p.m. It’s a fun evening of special games and prizes, auctions, awards and honors, wonderful food and great people! Tickets will be available August 1.
Among the many things the mail delivery team at Cummins in Shoreview enjoys about their work are the excited reactions they get when they email or call a Cummins employee to let them know they have a package to pick up.
“Are you sure it’s for me – I never
When Human Resources Generalist Grace Boese was looking to add more staff at Activar Construction Products Group in Bloomington, she knew just who to call: Rise’s Senior Sales Representative Nancy Hoff.
The idea was sparked by another manager who suggested supplementing the firm’s workforce with people from Rise. Grace had
For most Americans, the holidays are a time to enjoy spending time with family and friends, reflecting on the past year, and dining on great food!
But when the average Thanksgiving meal costs $48.90 per family, it can cause financial stress to many of the people Rise serves. Enter our
Filling an ever-growing need in the community for day services for people who no longer wish to work due to their disability or their age, Rise offers five Adult Day Programs in the Twin Cities.
People, ages 18 through retirement, benefit from and enjoy participating in day activities, creating friendships,
The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) recently kicked off the new fiscal year with a conference and awards ceremony at the Shoreview Community Center. Employment Consultant Mohamed Daher from Rise’s Pathways for Refugees program was proud to accept the state’s 2018 Outstanding Refugee Program Excellence Award on behalf of
Within the 110,000-square-foot facility in Anoka, rms Surgical employees manufacture and assemble state-of-the-art orthopedic medical devices that are implanted in patients throughout the United States and across Europe. A leader in surgical instruments and sterilization delivery systems, rms Surgical is part of the Cretex family of medical companies, a privately