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WE HOPE YOU WILL JOIN US FOR CELEBRATE RISE ON OCTOBER 6!

WE HOPE YOU WILL JOIN US FOR CELEBRATE RISE ON OCTOBER 6!

Posted on May 17, 2016
 
Please mark your calendar for the 5th annual Celebrate Rise Fundraising Gala which will be held Thursday, October 6, at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest in Brooklyn Park.
You can register online for this festive event.
If you would like information regarding sponsorships, volunteer opportunities, and registration, please contact Noel

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CELEBRATE TALENT WAS A GREAT SHOW!

CELEBRATE TALENT WAS A GREAT SHOW!

Posted on May 16, 2016
 
Rise’s first-ever Celebrate Talent show, held May 3 at Fridley High School Auditorium, was an extraordinary event with 26 performers singing, dancing, telling stories, playing instruments — and most of all, having fun!
Very special thanks to Auditorium Coordinator Dan Wold and ASL Interpreter

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JOIN US FOR 2ND ANNUAL ‘FRIEND-RAISER’ – TAPPING INTO POSSIBILITIES

JOIN US FOR 2ND ANNUAL ‘FRIEND-RAISER’ – TAPPING INTO POSSIBILITIES

Posted on May 09, 2016
 
Gather your friends and family and join us on Monday, July 18 at Bauhaus Brew Labs at 1315 Tyler St. in Nordeast Minneapolis for the 2nd annual Tapping Into Possibilities!
Your $15 cover charge includes: $5 delicious craft beers, fabulous appetizers donated by local restaurants (including Big Marina Deli,

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TUESDAYS AT THE CAPITOL

TUESDAYS AT THE CAPITOL

Posted on Apr 05, 2016
 
Each Tuesday now through the end of the legislative session, May 10, The Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (MN-CCD) will host ‘Tuesdays at the Capitol’ from 10-11 a.m. in the DOT Cafeteria, 395 John Ireland Boulevard in downtown St. Paul.
The purpose is to

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WANTED: GIFTS OF TIME AND TALENT

WANTED: GIFTS OF TIME AND TALENT

Posted on Mar 07, 2016
 
by Zoe Leonard-Monrad, New Sector Fellor
AS A FELLOW WITH New Sector, an AmeriCorps program focused on nonprofit professional development, I am working for eleven months to develop a volunteer program at Rise. This will help team members effectively tap into the talents and

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UNLEASHING THE INNER ARTIST

UNLEASHING THE INNER ARTIST

Posted on Feb 23, 2016
 
BRIAN HOFFMAN HAD a vision for his painting of the Statue of Liberty and appreciated the professional tips on acrylic techniques he received from Art Therapist Stacy Gross. He plans to hang the painting on his living room wall.
“I like to paint because

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HONORING THE PAST, CELEBRATING OUR FUTURE

HONORING THE PAST, CELEBRATING OUR FUTURE

Posted on Feb 23, 2016
 
IT PROMISES TO BE a year of celebration as Rise recognizes its 45th anniversary with several special events and projects scheduled throughout 2016.
We kicked off the year with our 45 Stories for 45 Years series. Almost every week, we will tell you about

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REP. KEITH ELLISON VISITS RISE’S PATHWAYS OFFICE

REP. KEITH ELLISON VISITS RISE’S PATHWAYS OFFICE

Posted on Feb 18, 2016
 
Rise’s Pathways office in South Minneapolis was filled with MFIP / welfare-to-work job placement counselors and other Rise team members, job-seekers (many of whom are refugees and immigrants), and HR representatives from Home Depot, Delta Global Services, and LSG Sky Chef for the opportunity

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IT’S GREAT TO BE AT THE YMCA

IT’S GREAT TO BE AT THE YMCA

Posted on Dec 10, 2015
 
The halls of the Mounds View YMCA are bustling with activity with two busloads of kids on a school retreat as well as a group of older adults arriving for the Seniors Sneakers program. And just down the hall is where Rise’s third Adult

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