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A Chance at Community Employment

01/14/2019 10:05:40 AMAuthorEmily Marino

What is normal, anyway?

How many times in the lives of people with disabilities or mental health struggles were they considered “not normal”? I would guess more times than they would like to count.

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Commitment to Community

01/07/2019 11:43:14 AMAuthorEric Gudmunsen

When I met with The Waterford staff for the first time three years ago, I spoke to them about a position that I had developed with another senior living facility that we call “hospitality aid”.

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Continued Growth

12/19/2018 9:57:02 AMAuthorEric Gudmunsen

Alex continued to grow with each work experience and he left each workplace a better place...

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A Way of Life

12/18/2018 1:38:35 PMAuthorAnn Lepak

What started as a hire at one gym with one worker in Wisconsin Rapids turned into hires at four gyms with four workers in Wisconsin Rapids, Marshfield, Stevens Point and Plover.

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The Key to Success

12/04/2018 2:38:48 PMAuthorJennifer Blum

Arborwood Lodge and Arborview Court, part of Crystal Fountains Assisted Living, have been working with ODC employment services for over eight years.

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Congrats to Marshfield Clinic Health Systems & Project SEARCH!

11/28/2018 3:05:59 PMAuthorJennifer Blum

Our congratulations to Marshfield Clinic Health Systems for receiving America’s Job Honors Award in a packed house at the Monona Terrace in Madison this afternoon.

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A positive attitude, a positive influence...

11/26/2018 10:03:22 AMAuthorMary Blanchard

When Skyler Slark first came to Marshfield’s Project SEARCH program at Marshfield Medical Center in September 2015, he had little confidence or self-esteem and not much hope for the future.

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Arie is “ace-ing” it!

11/15/2018 1:29:43 PMAuthorChristina Tierney

It was my great pleasure to honor Arie Reinke with ODC’s 2018 Wisconsin Rapids Area Personal Achievement Award. I am honored to have worked with Arie. His persistence and perseverance in rebuilding his work and community life in a new city has been nothing but extraordinary.

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Honoring Their Journeys

11/15/2018 1:12:03 PMAuthorJennifer Blum

Congratulations to our nominees! May you continue to grow both personally and professionally… we appreciate and applaud your contributions to our community!

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