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'ARRM Cares Award' Winner - Akoele Danklou


Living Well Disability Services is proud to announce that Akoele Danklou, Personal Advocate at our Mary Adele Home, has been named a 2016 ‘ARRM Cares Direct Support Professional Award’ winner!

Akoele began her career with our organization six years ago. What began as an asleep overnight position out of necessity for an extra job grew into the role of Personal Advocate out of her desire to bring change into people’s lives.

Richard H. lived in the home where Akoele began her work with Living Well Disability Services. Richard did not warm up to people easily; the wall he built around himself often kept others at a distance. Akoele’s calm presence penetrated that wall, and eventually broke through it. In 2015, Akoele realized she had developed a strong bond with Richard. As a result, she asked to become his Personal Advocate. Over the past year, the connection between Akoele and Richard has brought changes into Richard’s life that no one thought possible.

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2016 Board Officers Announced

  New Board Members Elected


Living Well Disability Services has announced officers of the 2016 Board of Directors and has added three new members to the volunteer leadership team.

Stephen L. Baker, Ramsey County Assessor, will serve as Chair and Jonelle Burnham, Attorney, will serve as Vice-Chair. Mary Komornicka - Attorney, Larkin Hoffman, will serve as Treasurer and Tony DeRose, Global Business Unit Manager, 3M, will serve as Board Secretary. Elgin Manhard, retired, Campbell Mithun Advertising, will serve as the Immediate Past Chair.

New board members include Melissa Bayne, Attorney, Larkin Hoffman, Laurie Eggers - Special Events Manager, American Lung Association, and Geordie Griffiths, Professional Photographer, George Byron Griffiths Photography.

The complete roster can be seen at Board of Directors.

Dakota Communities is now

  Living Well Disability Services

 
Dakota Communities is now Living Well Disability Services. The logo and slogan, “Transforming Lives” builds on our rich legacy and honors what we help people do - live well. Living Well Disability Services also incorporates our value of wellness, which impacts so many components of our service. Read more...


 
Living Well Disability Services Named a Star Tribune Top Workplace for the Second Year in a Row
'ARRM Cares Award' Winner - Akoele Danklou
2016 Board of Directors Announced
Julie Manworren Named Diversity in Business Award Winner
Living Well Disability Services Named a Star Tribune 2015 Top Workplace
Branded Wearables Now Available
Tapemark Charity Pro-Am Presents Check



          

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Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities

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