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  Disability Services Day focused primarily on current staffing shortages March 17, 2022 by Jason Jenkins A pair of local disability service organizations recently took part in rallying for legislative support as part of this year’s Disability Services Day. Typically …

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   March 16, 2022 A recent visit to Albertville was special for Chelsea Lucas. Rather than spending the day at her Brooklyn Park group home, she got to spend some valuable one-on-one time at the home of her twin …

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October 21, 2021 A group from Opportunity Partners was recently featured on Disability and Progress, a local Twin Cities radio show and podcast hosted by Sam Jasmine on KFAI Fresh Air Community Radio. Guests included Bill Schultz (President and CEO …

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September 5, 2021 The Blue Barn at the Minnesota State Fair has served up thousands, if not millions, of boatloads of delicious food since it was built 8 years ago. Pierogies, French Toast Bites topped with Ice Cream and Pop …

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  PLYMOUTH, MINNESOTA – In March 2020, a person served by Opportunity Partners showed signs of choking while eating. Opportunity Partners staff members Jackie Chouinard, Shari Mason and Kaitlyn Wieling quickly recognized the emergency, dialed 911 and successfully performed the …

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May 6, 2021 Community members in New Hope rallied together to help rebuild the non-profit’s group home after a fire destroyed it. Opportunity Partners held a ribbon-cutting event for the new structure. The organization advances the quality of life for …

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May 5, 2021 A New Hope group home that helps people with disabilities live independently is celebrating a new beginning. Doug’s Place was destroyed by fire in 2019. Nearly two years later, the residence was rebuilt. Minnetonka-based nonprofit Opportunity Partners …

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