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See you November 4 – Access Press gala celebrates community

See you November 4 – Access Press gala celebrates community

Want to attend the Access Press Charlie Smith Award banquet? Thinking about donating a great prize to the silent auction or pick-a-prize raffle? The time to act is now. This year’s event is set for 5:30 p.m. Friday, November 4 …

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Minnesota Security Hospital must pay penalty

Minnesota Security Hospital must pay penalty

For failing to protect workers from violence, the Minnesota Security Hospital at St. Peter must pay a $20,000 fine to the state’s Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA). The fine is one of the largest ever levied against a state …

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RESERVE your seat at the 2016 Charlie Smith Award Banquet today!

Location: DoubleTree By Hilton 7800 Normandale Blvd Minneapolis, MN 55439 $50 per person or $350 for an 8-person table:

There are several ways to register: 1. You can do it online 2. Mail your check(s) to: Access Press, Attn: Dawn,…

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Many workers saluted during Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a time to celebrate the many contributions of America’s employees with disabilities. This year’s theme is #InclusionWorks.

Twin Cities nonprofit organization Opportunity Partners helped individuals with disabilities land 145 independent, community jobs in …

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History Note – Interact Center marks two decades of service to arts

Interact Center for the Arts has served artists with disabilities since 1996 and will mark 20 years of community service with a gala event in November. The nonprofit’s mission is to create art that challenges perceptions of disability has opened …

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