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Ronnie is known for doing quality work at New Plastics Plus

Ronnie is known for doing quality work at New Plastics Plus

Keeping a steady,  even pace, Ronnie Watson feeds large pieces of plastic trim from production jobs into a massive grinder which pulverizes them into tiny pellets for recycling. His co-workers bring him gaylords a day and Ronnie seems to thrive on staying busy and meeting their production needs.
New Plastic

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

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

The smell of oregano and other earthy spices hit you immediately when you open the door to Fat Lorenzo’s Italian restaurant in South Minneapolis. You just know you’re in for something special from their award-winning menu!
Rise Employment Consultant Amber Barnes was excited one day this summer when she stopped

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Mark Brown personifies ‘more doing’ at Home Depot

Mark Brown personifies ‘more doing’ at Home Depot

LITTLE DID HE imagine when hired as a part-time seasonal employee in the summer of 2013 at the Home Depot store in Blaine, that the opportunity would turn into a permanent competitive job.
No stranger to hard work, Mark Brown had worked with a Rise Coon Rapids work team at

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Recognize and advocate for more support for staff

Recognize and advocate for more support for staff

Note: Tracy Bird is a data entry clerk who works at Rise Spring Lake Park. This article was originally published in the June issue of Access Press – Minnesota’s Disability Community News Source.
By Tracy Bird
Whether state lawmakers are at the Minnesota State Capitol or in their districts, it

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Eddie has no plans to retire any time soon

Eddie has no plans to retire any time soon

With a steady hand and steadfast concentration, Eddie Ridge keeps up his role in the preassembly process of electrical parts which will eventually go into appliances for consumers around the world.
Dressed in his signature cowboy hat and suspenders, he’s easy to spot on the production floor at Rise Spring

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