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

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

Combining his excellent writing skills with his interest in advocacy for disability-related issues, Michael Sack served as a senior volunteer consultant of voter accessibility for just over two months, September until the election in November, with Emma Greenman’s campaign. She won the Minnesota State House of Representatives (63B) seat with

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21 Roots Farm provides nurturing, transforming environment for Kristi

21 Roots Farm provides nurturing, transforming environment for Kristi

Despite the initial  snowflakes of what would end up being an October record snowfall the following day, Kristi Quammen was excited to spend the afternoon at the 21 Roots Farm in Grant, Minnesota, just outside of Stillwater. After greeting Oats, her favorite barn cat, she led the way across the

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Jeanean has interesting career as an American Red Cross phlebotomist

Jeanean has interesting career as an American Red Cross phlebotomist

As always, but especially during this COVID-19 pandemic crisis that is gripping the world, blood supplies are critical to addressing medical conditions. Jeanean Chatman is proud to be a phlebotomist with the American Red Cross collecting much-needed blood and plasma during these challenging times.
A compassionate person by nature, Jeanean,

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Kim benefits from IPS team’s collaboration

Kim benefits from IPS team’s collaboration

After a 20-year absence from the work world, Kim Herman was happy and proud when she found the courage – and just the right job – to start working again.
Then the COVID-19 pandemic struck, and just months into her new job, Kim was laid off. She was disappointed, but

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

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

A prolific and exceptional artist, Heather Barber is a featured artist in this year’s Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute’s Art of Possibilities Art Show and Sale. She created her painting, The Rose, in Rise’s Art Speaks program with Art Therapist Stacy Gross.
In her artist’s statement, Heather says: “I have a

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

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

Steven Eull is an independent, busy, hard-working guy who was recently featured in the St. Paul Pioneer Press for his compassionate generosity.
Before Rise had to close Rise Stillwater due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Steven worked three mornings a week there on subcontract production work before taking Metro Mobility to

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