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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...

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Kevin’s First Prom

Written by Will Friesen, Kevin’s caregiver Kevin had never attended the CCRI prom before. Partially due to it not being of interest to him and partially because prom is crowded and crowds aren’t always...

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The Simple Joys

Written by Chelsea Cash, Erika’s caregiver Erika is a vibrant, funny, outgoing and overall joyful person. She loves to make people smile which is exactly what she did at The Elks Annual Picnic. Erika...

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From Bounty Hunter to DSP—Wayne’s Story

By Jake Schweitzer, CCRI Intern Over the past ten years Wayne and Jon have conquered  many journeys together. In the beginning Jon struggled with social situations and found them overwhelming. Slowly, the two built...

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Tuesdays with (CCRI’s) Morrie

Written by Amber Lobdell I remember my very first training shift at CCRI, nervously walking up the stairs to my clients’ home. Morrie was sitting in a folding chair watching for their bus. I...