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Dylan Hildenbrand

Kalix Employee selected for Award October 2013

The Turtle Award at the First Annual Turtle Mountain Disabilities Conference was presented to Mary Lee Vandal. Ms. Vandal was nominated for the award by Duane L Gourneau, LCSW, for her efforts in keeping people involved “in meaningful work and activities” in the community with “grace and dignity”. Four awards were presented for improving the...
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October 2013 Employee of the Month

Congrats to Christina Poitra (Rolla DSP) for being selected as Employee of the Month for October 2013.  Christina is a dependable employee that works as part of the Day Supports team in Rolla.  Christina is able to work with people to improve appearance, grooming, and self-esteem – all of which contributes to quality of life! ...
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September Star Award and Employees of the Month

For many years, Kalix has selected and recognized exceptional support staff and job coaches as Employee of the Month.  Similarly, a supervisor or other employee is recognized each quarter through selection for the STAR Award. All recipients are expected to act according to the Agency mission:  Privacy, Dignity, and Purpose for all People.  The Wellness...
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Kalix in the news for Earth Day 2013

Kalix celebrated another Earth Day with customer specials and a long line of cars waiting to unload recyclables. A giant “Thank You” to area residents for supporting recycling, a cleaner earth, and employment for people with disabilities! You can see the full news article here: Minot Daily News Photo Credit: JILL HAMBEK Minot Daily News  

April 2013 Employee of the Month and STAR Award

For many years, Kalix has selected and recognized exceptional support staff and job coaches as Employee of the Month.  Similarly, a supervisor or other employee is recognized each quarter through selection for the STAR Award. All recipients are expected to act according to the Agency mission:  Privacy, Dignity, and Purpose for all People.  The Wellness Committee bases their...
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Fundraising for Accessible Vehicles 2012-2013

Kalix serves over 200 adults with disabilities, and 22 currently utilize wheelchairs for mobility.  Three vehicles that accommodate wheelchairs are required in order to provide adequate transportation services to medical appointments, work, shopping, and recreational activities. Within the last couple years, the three vehicles previously in use have aged past their practical life span.  Two...
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