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Create with Purpose

02/19/2021 8:14:47 AM Author Stephany Hartman

Milkweed Market now carries “Create with Purpose”, items created by ODC participants.


Leading By Example

02/03/2021 1:03:00 PM Author Stephany Hartman

ODC’s Project Search Supervisor, Danielle Nystrom, was recently named the MACCI 2021 Leadership Marshfield Alumnus of the Year.


Strenn appointed as President/CEO

01/07/2021 1:51:22 PM Author Stephany Hartman

Julie Strenn has been appointed President/CEO of ODC by the ODC Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2021.

Julie’s appointment is part of a two-year executive transition plan, as Pam Ross, previous ODC President/CEO will assume a part-time advisory role to continue to support this transition until her retirement in 2022.


Alyssa - advocating and teaching her peers

12/09/2020 11:16:30 AM Author Stephany Hartman

“I am so grateful for all the help and support I have received from ODC. In this time, they have helped me to also attend many online classes, which is really helpful when I am not able to leave my house and go many places. I appreciate all the ways they worked with me and believe in me. I am so excited to see what the future holds.”


Giving Thanks!

11/25/2020 11:30:52 AM Author Stephany Hartman

Giving Thanks!

“I truly believe that without the support of ODC I would not have my job right now. I just want to say thanks for everything.  It means the world!”

ODC participant, Chelsey, wrote an amazing thank you note to ODC and we wanted to share her experiences with you. We also reached out to Chelsey’s employer and they had such great compliments for Chelsey. Everyone is feeling grateful with Thanksgiving tomorrow.

Chelsey has been with DVR since high school and in November 2019 was able to find part-time employment in the community. But she still wanted more.


ODC’s Reyne Kenyon Recognized with Caregiver Spotlight Award

11/19/2020 3:28:14 PM Author Eric Gudmunsen

Reyne Kenyon announced as Wisconsin Long-Term Care Workforce Alliance Caregiver Spotlight Award!


Changing Lives in the Northwoods

10/15/2020 3:33:21 PM Author Stephany Hartman

Lisa got the job!


ODC Board of Directors Updates

08/19/2020 8:48:28 AM Author Stephany Hartman

Heather McKellips of Wisconsin Rapids was recently elected to the ODC Board of Directors for a three-year term.


Summertime, Summertime

06/01/2020 8:22:07 AM Author Stephany Hartman

Summer is here and ODC will continue to support individuals in fun and creative ways. To do this, ODC is asking for donations of supplies from the community.