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Art Speaks sessions continue in-person and remotely

Art Speaks sessions continue in-person and remotely

Expressing oneself through art has been not only fun, but therapeutic for many people during the pandemic.
Rise Art Therapist Stacy Gross has found creative ways to enable people who are both receiving services at a Rise location as well as remotely from home to continue with their artistic endeavors.

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Students benefit from community work experiences in career planning

Students benefit from community work experiences in career planning

Outside the temperature hovered around zero, but inside, it was nice and warm and smelled like a tropical garden with fresh cuts, arrangements, bouquets, and plants throughout the expansive distribution site.
Hoping to one day have a career in the floral industry, Angela Yang was excited to get valuable hands-on

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Rise honors three with Excellence in Leadership awards

Rise honors three with Excellence in Leadership awards

Rise proudly announces its 2020 Excellence in Leadership honorees. Now in its third year, this award recognizes extraordinary Rise managers and supervisors who cultivate a positive, productive work environment for their team members, exemplifying Rise’s Standards of Excellence in all that they do. We congratulate (from left) —
Program Supervisor

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Need a lift to work? Lyft may be able to help!

Need a lift to work? Lyft may be able to help!

Claire loves her job as a dietary aid in the cafeteria at an assisted living center. But when her shifts changed and varied from weekly, her transportation service couldn’t accommodate her.
Through a new partnership Rise has with the ride-share service, Lyft,, Employment Consultant Nathan Rouse helped set Claire up

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Rise honors our 2020 Champions of the Mission

Rise honors our 2020 Champions of the Mission

Rise team members are an extraordinary group of individuals who carry out and champion our important mission. Each month, their peers nominate them for a Champion of the Month recognition. From that group of twelve, Rise selected two people to be honored as Champions of the Mission for 2020. Typically,

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We honor these 2020 Rise’ing Stars

We honor these 2020 Rise’ing Stars

Although we were not able to host our Celebrate Rise Fundraising Gala in person this year and honor our award recipients, we were still able to recognize four truly great Rise’ing Stars with presentations made by President Lynn Noren and Vice President Tim Dickie at their homes or job location.

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Thanksgiving gifts for a delicious dinner!

Thanksgiving gifts for a delicious dinner!

For the ninth year, employees at Cummins Power Generation raised funds through special events and donations to purchase and grocery shop for all the makings of a complete Thanksgiving dinner, plus a $25 grocery store gift card. Three years ago, Ruan and Bobcat employees joined them in this huge project.

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Donatelle finds Rise workers bring positive energy to their workplace

Donatelle finds Rise workers bring positive energy to their workplace

THROUGHOUT DONATELLE Plastics, Inc.’s expansive, brightly lit manufacturing facility in New Brighton, people are hard at work producing millions of different components and devices to support patients around the world. Rise workers perform a number of subassembly tasks, quality check products, as well as prepare products for packaging and shipping.

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Activar named MOHR’s Outstanding Employer of the Year

Activar named MOHR’s Outstanding Employer of the Year

Rise congratulates  Activar in Bloomington which has won this year’s Outstanding Employer of the Year from MOHR (Minnesota Association of Habilitation and Rehabilitation).
Activar is an American manufacturing and distribution company engaging in construction, plastic, technical, and industrial products and services.
Ten workers from Rise enjoy the fast-pace work environment

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