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2ND ANNUAL CELEBRATE SUMMER PICNIC GREAT FUN!

2ND ANNUAL CELEBRATE SUMMER PICNIC GREAT FUN!

Posted on Aug 24, 2015
 
It was a great way to spend a Minnesota summer Sunday afternoon — good food BBQ’ed by the Coon Rapids North Star Lions, great friends and co-workers, listening and dancing music by DJ John Thorp, generous supporters — and plenty of FUN at Aquatore Park

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LAKELAND TOOL & ENGINEERING AN IMPORTANT PARTNER SINCE 1993

LAKELAND TOOL & ENGINEERING AN IMPORTANT PARTNER SINCE 1993

Posted on Aug 24, 2015
 
A quick scan of the production area Lakeland Tool & Engineering in Anoka shows people working on a wide range of interesting and challenging subassembly and hand packaging contracts, from assembling cash register drawers to putting together pulley kits for specialty beds. Rise has had

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TAPPING INTO POSSIBILITIES WAS A GREAT “FRIEND-RAISER!”

TAPPING INTO POSSIBILITIES WAS A GREAT “FRIEND-RAISER!”

Posted on Jul 29, 2015
 
Things were “hops’ing” at 612Brew in Nordeast Minneapolis the evening of July 20 when Rise hosted our first-ever Tapping Into Possibilities “friend-raiser.” More than 170 people came to support Rise and enjoyed music from Battlelegs (who donated their time and talent!), good food, great

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DHS SELECTS RISE TO IMPLEMENT NEW PERSON-CENTERED THINKING

DHS SELECTS RISE TO IMPLEMENT NEW PERSON-CENTERED THINKING

Posted on May 26, 2015
 
Rise was one of four agencies selected to participate in a yearlong professional technical assistance training program designed to implement and integrate person-centered thinking processes throughout the organization. This groundbreaking demonstration project is sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) and the University

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RISE BOARD ELECTS TWO NEW DIRECTORS

RISE BOARD ELECTS TWO NEW DIRECTORS

Posted on Mar 30, 2015
 
The Rise Board of Directors elected two new members on March 18 to serve three-year terms.
Rachel M. Smith (right) lives in Brooklyn Center and works for both the Osseo Area School District as an educational support para-professional and for Anoka-Hennepin School District #11 as

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AMCON ADDS A RISE TEAM TO THEIR WORKFORCE AND FINDS IT IS A PERFECT FIT

AMCON ADDS A RISE TEAM TO THEIR WORKFORCE AND FINDS IT IS A PERFECT FIT

Posted on Feb 25, 2015
 
Walking through American Converter’s (Amcon) expansive foam fabricating plant in Fridley, one is struck by the number and wide variety of customer projects in progress. In the midst of the well-0rchestrated busyness are workers from Rise, intent on their jobs at hand.
After having

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