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Arc Southeastern Minnesota recently held its annual meeting & awards banquet


Mon, Dec 22nd, 2014
Posted in All State of Minnesota

The Arc Southeastern Minnesota recently held its annual meeting & awards banquet at Willow Creek Golf Course, in Rochester, Minn. on Friday, November 7, 2014.

The following people were elected 2015 Officers of The Arc Southeastern Minnesota Board of Directors at the annual meeting: Karen Larson of Faribault, President; Peggy O’Toole-Martin of Rochester, Vice-President; Vicky Hildman of Rochester, Secretary; and Joan Bucher of Zumbrota, Treasurer.

Newly elected to the board was: Kevin Smith of Rochester. Re-elected Board members were: Matt Bradford of Kasson; Jim Maronde of Rochester; Peggy O’Toole-Martin of Rochester. Other Board members include: Karen Larson of Faribault; Vicky Hildman of Rochester; Joan Bucher of Zumbrota; Jim Cassmann of Harmony; Gayle Deobald of Zumbro Falls; Larry Goetzinger of Caledonia; Terra Lidbom of St. Charles; Lisa Meiners of Caledonia; Lyn Smith of Rochester; and Vince Thoreson of Zumbrota.

The Arc Southeastern Minnesota also gave out their awards the same evening. Winners were:

Ann Ferguson Community Service Award for Community Organizations: presented to Bowlocity (Owners: Gene & Erin Glorvigen) of Rochester.

Ann Ferguson Community Service Award for Human Services: Dawn Kyllo of Hayfield.

Ann Ferguson Community Service Award for Professional Service: Robyn Befort of Lake City.

Ann Ferguson Community Service Award for Professional Service: Kristi Downs of Rochester.

Self-Advocacy Award: Joan Moor of Winona.

Hang In There Award: Jim Maronde of Rochester.

The Arc Southeastern Minnesota provides advocacy, support, and education for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. We serve people in the counties of Dodge, Fillmore, Goodhue, Houston, Olmsted, Rice, Wabasha, and Winona.

For more information, please contact The Arc Southeastern Minnesota office at 6301 Bandel Rd NW, Suite 605, Rochester, Minn. 55901 or call (507)287-2032 ((888)732-8520 toll free) or visit the website at www.arcse-mn.org.

GasBuddy update

Mon, Dec 22nd, 2014
Posted in All State of Minnesota

Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 8.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.44/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fa ..... 
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GasBuddy update

Mon, Dec 15th, 2014
Posted in All State of Minnesota

December 8, 2014 - Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 8.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.56/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national ..... 
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Caregiving is highlighted as holiday season starts Renewed campaign points to resources for older adults

Mon, Dec 8th, 2014
Posted in All State of Minnesota

As families and friends gather this holiday season, Minnesotans will begin seeing ways older adults and their caregivers can get help to stay safe and healthy. The Minnesota Department of Human Services, the Minnesota Board on Aging, and the Amher ..... 
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Official general election results: 50.51 percent turnout, 1,992,566 total voters

Mon, Dec 1st, 2014
Posted in All State of Minnesota

SAINT PAUL, Minnesota — The official November 4 General Election results, certified today by the five-member State Canvassing Board, show 1,992,566 voters cast a ballot — resulting in a turnout rate of 50.51 percent, based on Minnesota’s estim ..... 
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GasBuddy update

Mon, Dec 1st, 2014
Posted in All State of Minnesota

November 24, 2014- Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 7.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.72/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national ..... 
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State adds 9,500 jobs in October “Unemployment rate drops to 3.9 percent”

Mon, Nov 24th, 2014
Posted in All State of Minnesota

ST. PAUL, MN – Minnesota employers added 9,500 jobs in October, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The October gains, combined with September figures ..... 
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GasBuddy update

Mon, Nov 24th, 2014
Posted in All State of Minnesota

GasBuddy Survey Says: 92% of Americans Traveling for Thanksgiving Plan to Drive; 71% Expect to Spend Less This Year Nov. 17, 2014 – When Americans hit the road this year for Thanksgiving family gatherings, 31% of us say we’ll be traveling over ..... 
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Highway 43 construction wraps up in Rushford for winter

Fri, Nov 21st, 2014
Posted in Rushford State of Minnesota

ROCHESTER, MN – Construction work on Highway 43 through Rushford has wrapped up for the winter on the city-led project and will resume in spring for final completion work, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Motorists and re ..... 
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