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KARE 11 visits Alyssa for NDEAM

October 24, 2016 Heidi Wigdahl of KARE 11 visited Alyssa hard at work at Williston Fitness Center in honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Alyssa started as a volunteer and was hired soon after! Check out the incredible

OP board member publishes piece in MinnPost

October 11, 2016 “These individuals have shown that they are more than their disability. They are working, paying taxes and contributing to their communities.” In MinnPost’s Community Voices, Vice Board Chair and OP parent, Ed Spencer talks about the importance of

Job developer earns state award

September 28, 2016 Rick Grimes, an Opportunity Partners job developer, earned the Irving Martin Professional of the Year Award from The Arc Minnesota for his efforts in helping people with disabilities find independent, community jobs. Rick was honored at The

Opportunity Partners is proud to celebrate NDEAM

For several people with disabilities, employment is one big step toward independence. Be a part of our conversation using  #NDEAM and #InclusionWorks as we celebrate National Disability Employment Month this October! Alyssa at Williston Fitness Center For 27-year-old Alyssa Duerre,

Direct Support Professional Week – September 11-17

Happy Direct Support Professional Recognition Week! In honor of the important work our DSPs do each and every day, here are some extraordinary DSPs we are fortunate enough to have at Opportunity Partners. Rick Grimes In his role as a Job

2016 MOHR Direct Support Professional award winner

June 15, 2016 Nancy Grayson (pictured right with MOHR President Mike Burke), OP Job Development & Retention Specialist, earned a 2016 Minnesota Organizations for Habilitation & Rehabilitation (MOHR) Direct Support Professional Award in the category of Employment Service – Metro.

2016 ARRM Cares Award winner

May 24, 2016 Congratulations to Amber Barnes, staff at Opportunity Partners, for winning an Association of Residential Resources in Minnesota (ARRM) Cares Award. She won one out of the six awards that were given this year at the ARRM annual

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