Success Stories

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ARMHS support creates a pathway to success for Cheyenne Johnson in St. Cloud.

Feeling at home in St. Cloud

Denise Coppess in the 
customer service area of the Blaine, Minn. Home Depot store.

Denise Coppess’ new job lays foundation for a career change

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Story 19 – Kevin Whitley

Allie Rumpel, Wisconsin

Allie Rumpel is an “awesome” Wisconsin worker

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Craftsman’s work on display in Minnesota Kitchens

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Duluth’s Minnesota Employment Center team helps Bill Kelch reach employment goals

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New town, new career field gives Ray hope for the future

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Following pandemic, Larry regroups and lands ‘dream job’

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Following brain injury, Robert rebuilds life; valued County Market employee

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Kevin and Robert proud of front line work in Chisago City

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On the front lines at Cub, Fred provides great customer service

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Laura works on the front lines at Walmart

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Jacob’s co-workers appreciate his attention to detail, solid work ethic

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John meets the huge challenges of starting a new life over in Minnesota

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Michael worked to help people know how to vote, make their voices heard

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21 Roots Farm provides nurturing, transforming environment for Kristi

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Meyer’s long journey to recovery leads him to serve others who are struggling with addictions in many ways

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Amira’s first job sets her on a great career path with Burger King

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Jeanean has interesting career as an American Red Cross phlebotomist

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Kim benefits from IPS team’s collaboration

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Heather has featured painting in Courage Kenny’s annual art sale

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Steven Eull donates savings from three jobs to help fight COVID-19

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Amanda uses her experiences to help others struggling with mental health issues

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Mike Steffen enjoys camaraderie working at TWO great jobs!

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Larry never gives up and uses his life experiences to inspire, support and help others in similar situations

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Andy enjoys working independently, but part of a team at Design Ready Controls

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Commissioners declare ‘Joel Loer Day’ in Washington County

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Victor’s job is ‘just the breath of fresh air’ he needed

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Allison makes a career change to work with kids

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Deb Struckman proud of good, long career at Rise

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Great job as a retail helper at Kwik Trip helps increase Steve’s self-confidence, gives him a sense of purpose

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Mark Brown personifies ‘more doing’ at Home Depot

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With support from Rise and HCMHC, Cliff finds a great job at Aspen Waste Systems that suits his personality perfectly

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Ronnie is known for doing quality work at New Plastics Plus

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Liz finds working at FedEx Ship Center helps make her feel more productive and builds her self-esteem

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Bringing energy and enthusiam to his work, Dan Beauregard excels at cashiering job at Cub Foods

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Mario serves up a slice of Italy at Fat Lorenzo’s

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Online holiday shopping keeps Jason especially busy at Amazon distribution center — just the way he likes it!

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Adult Day Program supports Dan in building new skills after brain injury incurred at work changes his life forever

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Mark Brown personifies ‘more doing’ at Home Depot

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Recognize and advocate for more support for staff

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Eddie has no plans to retire any time soon

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Through her exquisite art, Dorinda expresses the seasons of her life

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Doris drives her career forward with Enterprise

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Linda’s enjoying work ‘to the max’ at Stillwater TJ Maxx