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MN Able Accounts now available!

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On January 31, 2017, Minnesota announced the launch of new savings accounts that could lift hundreds of people with disabilities out of poverty by allowing them to accumulate savings without jeopardizing their public health insurance coverage and other government benefits. Nearly a decade in the making, the new accounts are considered a breakthrough for many… Read more »

ARRM/MOHR Day at the Capitol: Tuesday, March 14th, 2017, Rally at 10:00 am

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The 2017 Legislative Session will feature new leadership in the Senate, a newly renovated Capitol Building and a new opportunity for ARRM and its membership to tell legislators that now is the time to reform and invest in Home and Community-Based Services for people with disabilities. Join ARRM and over 1,000 attendees as we rally… Read more »

THE MINNESOTA AIDS WALK RETURNS IN 2017

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On Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, join the Minnesota AIDS Project (MAP) at Boom Island Park for the 28th annual Minnesota AIDS Walk. Donations to the AIDS Walk help the Minnesota AIDS Project prevent new HIV infections and keep people living with HIV in Minnesota healthy. After a hiatus in 2016, the Minnesota AIDS Walk has… Read more »

Employee Recognition Event

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Recognition at Pinnacle Services has evolved over the company’s entire history, but especially over the last couple of years as it has become more intentionally woven into our business strategy and employee engagement initiatives. This year, our 2016 Employee Recognition Event was hosted at Centennial Park. The party went off without a hitch and much fun… Read more »

New Development! Hampshire Park Residential Setting

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We are happy to announce that we have an EXCITING new housing development!!!  We have the pleasure of helping an individual gain independence with the benefits of person-centered planning at our new home Hampshire Park.  We are eager to have this new person join Pinnacle!!!  We currently have full-time/part-time direct care openings along with our Full-time Program Manager… Read more »

Pinnacle has a new HR Director!

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Hello Everyone, I’d like to take a minute to introduce myself. Some of you may have already met me or introduced yourselves to me at the management meeting but I joined Pinnacle Services at the end of July as the new Human Resource Director. I am delighted to join such a passionate organization and look… Read more »

199 pairs of shoes donated to Good in the Hood!

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Pinnacle Services is partnering with Good in the Hood and Shoe Away Hunger to help provide food and school supplies to under-privileged families and homeless youth.  We have seen generous donations from all the teams within Pinnacle Services, from program to nursing to case management. This is a rewarding cause, and it’s clear that working… Read more »

Augsburg College Partnership Grant News

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Augsburg College offers a tuition discount and an application fee waiver to all employees that newly enroll in our adult undergraduate program or one of eight graduate programs.  The partnership discount is put into effect during the application process so no annual forms are needed. Partnership students also receive a deferred payment benefit so their… Read more »

Minnesota approves ABLE investment accounts!

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 Minnesota is among 40 states whose lawmakers approved tax-free savings accounts under the federal Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2014.  The legislation promotes employment and quality of life for people with disabilities by ensuring that earnings and other funds saved in ABLE accounts don’t count against eligibility for public programs, including Medical… Read more »

Nurses Week at Pinnacle Services

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Did you know that last year marked the 14th year in a row that Gallup ranked Nurses as #1 on a list of “Most Trusted” professionals? On Friday, May 6, Pinnacle’s Nursing Department–all 4 of us!–joined nurses around the country in celebrating National Nurses Week. Every year, National Nurses Week runs from May 6 to… Read more »