October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and as part of that, the 22nd annual “Possabilities” award banquet kicked off Wednesday.
PossAbilities held its annual award ceremony and banquet Wednesday for program participants with special needs, celebrating their accomplishments in the workforce.
Through the years, Rochester has proved itself to be a diverse and inclusive community. PossAbilities is just one of the many organizations that strive to be a part of this vision, mostly by providing opportunities and programs for those with disabilities.
It was puppy day at PossAbilities in Rochester
An annual tradition did not disappoint at a Rochester non-profit on Tuesday.
A “staffing crisis” is overwhelming Minnesota organizations that work with the disabled, and they are looking to the state legislature for help with wage increases.
It’s being described as a “staffing crisis” by local organizations that provide Home & Community-Based Services (HCBS) for individuals with disabilities.
Right now there are 87-thousand unfilled direct care positions for people with disabilities in Minnesota, and the staffing shortage is being felt in Rochester.
Day service and residential providers for people with disabilities are saying there’s a “staffing crisis” being felt across the state, including in southeast Minnesota.
Carolers from PossAbilities took over the halls of Olmsted Medical Center Tuesday morning.
Some visitors to a local hospital and staff got quite the performance on Tuesday.
Wednesday therapeutic horses made the day of the adults at the PossAbilities Enrichment Program.
Besides warmer temperatures, another sure sign of spring is seeing area greenhouses pick up activity.
With the help of fellow coworkers, a Rochester woman is getting quite the recognition.