CCRI Blog

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September Impact Award Winners

Congratulations to our September Impact Award Winners! Sara Rettig—CCRI Direct Support Professional Sara and Jordan shared their first day at CCRI together. It was Sara’s first day as a caregiver and Jordan’s first day...

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Everyone Needs A Champion—Are You One?

Every athlete needs a champion. Every artist needs a champion. Everyone needs a champion. Be a champion for people with disabilities!  Join us for TableScapes 2017 on October 10 at 6 p.m. at the...

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CCRI Caregiver wins National and State Awards

As part of our Direct Support Professional (DSP) Week celebration, we want to highlight a few of the things that make our DSPs stellar. Last winter, Amanda Noyes was awarded one of six ARRM...

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A Mother’s Piece of Mind

Written by Joyce Anderson, Jon’s mom When I was asked to share thoughts and stories about Jon’s caregivers for DSP week, I could not highlight just one because they work as a team -each...

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Vicki, A Mother at Heart

By Jake Schweitzer, CCRI Intern and Vicki Lenssen, CCRI Caregiver Being a caregiver is rewarding and sometimes it can be so much more! Almost everyday, I would take Gloria to visit her mother in...

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Duane, Making Each Connection Count

By Jake Schweitzer, CCRI Intern Duane has learned a lot over the past 16 years working at CCRI. “As you’re going through life, I think one of the most important things is the connections...

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CCRI Thanks Our Community

By Shannon Bock, CCRI Executive Director In 2017, we mark our 40th anniversary of providing person-centered opportunities to the people we support. This is a great milestone for everyone who has ever been involved...

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Being a Part of Something Bigger

By Jake Schweitzer, CCRI Intern Aunna began working at  CCRI in November 2016. She had previously worked as an animal groomer but after an unfortunate injury  to her hand from two feral cats, she...