LITTLE DID HE imagine when hired as a part-time seasonal employee in the summer of 2013 at the Home Depot store in Blaine, that the opportunity would turn into a permanent competitive job.
No stranger to hard work, Mark Brown had worked with a Rise Coon Rapids work team at
Note: Tracy Bird is a data entry clerk who works at Rise Spring Lake Park. This article was originally published in the June issue of Access Press – Minnesota’s Disability Community News Source.
By Tracy Bird
Whether state lawmakers are at the Minnesota State Capitol or in their districts, it
With a steady hand and steadfast concentration, Eddie Ridge keeps up his role in the preassembly process of electrical parts which will eventually go into appliances for consumers around the world.
Dressed in his signature cowboy hat and suspenders, he’s easy to spot on the production floor at Rise Spring
Dorinda Tveit was recently honored to have two pieces of her artwork in the Art of Possibilities spring art show at Courage Kenney Rehabilitation Institute in Golden Valley. She is shown here with her oils and acrylics piece titled, Feelings Below the Surface.
Her ‘statement of art’ read:
By Samantha Marks, Rise Development Manager
When you meet Doris Walker at Enterprise Rent-A-Car in the Lyn-Lake area of Minneapolis, you are immediately greeted by her ear-to-ear smile and courteous customer service.
“She’s super friendly and super active!” said Enterprise Branch Manager Jake Bednartz. “She does not like to sit
For those who enjoy a fun shopping adventure, it’s hard to top a trip to a TJ Maxx store with its wide range of interesting products at affordable prices and great customer service.
Linda Ackerknecht has been part of the team at the TJ Maxx store in Stillwater for more
We all know how happy kids are in a candy store. Well, at 44, Michelle Ferrick is even happier to work in one!
You can smell the incredible aromas of butter, sugar, and chocolate even before you even walk through the doors of this busy old-tyme shop. Located on Main
This past February, the ‘Minne-SNOW-ta’ metro area saw its snowiest month in history. Though some people may appreciate its white, glistening beauty, many people focus on the slick roads, lengthy commutes, and snow-covered walkways it causes.
Michael Sack knows firsthand that these sidewalks and curb cuts can become “impassable” for
The New Richmond Area Centre is a busy place located in the heart of this Wisconsin town. An inclusive, nonprofit organization serving the St. Croix Valley area since 2009, The Centre (as it’s known locally) has 6,000 members of all ages who enjoy a wide range of health and fitness
Even though her favorite Ohio State Buckeyes were not vying for a NCAA basketball championship at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis this March, Ubah Mohamud was nonetheless thrilled to be working for Whelan Event Staffing at the Final Four games.
In addition to that coveted job assignment, Ubah also worked