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 recommendations for the award on the Kalix Values:  Dependability, Adaptability, Professionalism and Teamwork (aDAPT). Corey Boucher joined Kalix in December 2008, and is currently working as a Program Director at MSLA.  Corey didn’t plan on a long career at Kalix but seeing the difference our...
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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 new vehicles have been purchased, and we are currently raising money to purchase a third vehicle that is capable of offering rides to people with wheelchairs. Note that we have shifted to a smaller size vehicle – the new vehicles are easier to drive, more...
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