MOHR, the Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation, has announced its winners of the 2022 Outstanding Disability Employers Awards. MOHR honored employers that provide exceptional work opportunities as well as supportive and inclusive policies and practices.
Award winners go above and beyond to provide quality work opportunities for employees with disabilities. Awards are given in a number of categories. Nominations come from a wide range of Minnesota disability service providers.
The Greater Minnesota Large Employers winners are Walmart, Duluth, nominated by Peace of Mind of Duluth, Inc.; Taher, Inc. Professional Food Service Management, Fairmont, nominated by Step Inc. and Duluth Public Schools, ISD-709 Duluth, nominated by CHOICE, unlimited
Twin Cities Metro Area Large Employers winner is Lunds & Byerlys Highland Park, nominated by Partnership Resources, Inc.
Greater Minnesota Midsize Employers winners are Shattuck-St. Mary’s School, Faribault, nominated by KCQ, Inc.; Cash Wise Food, Willmar, nominated by West Central Industries; Market House Meats, nominated by Epic Enterprise, Inc.; Lyon County Environmental Services, Marshall, nominated by Advance and Super One Foods, Two Harbors, nominated by Lake County DAC, Inc.
Twin Cities Metro Area Midsize Employers award winners are Driskill’s Downtown Market Hopkins, nominated by Opportunity Partners; Cub Northtown (Blaine) nominated by Opportunity Partners; New Perspective Highland Park, St. Paul, nominated by TSE, Inc. and Hy-Vee Spring Lake Park, nominated by Rise, Incorporated.
Greater Minnesota Small Employers Award winners are Pizza Ranch Luverne, nominated by Rock County Opportunities, Inc. (RCO); GLS Promotions LLC, Brainerd, nominated by Productive Alternatives Inc.; Winsted Elementary School, Winsted, nominated by Adult Training Habilitation Center; Easyliving, LLC, Duluth, nominated by Udac, and Grandma’s Marathon, Duluth, nominated by CHOICE, unlimited
Twin Cities Area Small Employers awards were given to Buffalo Country Store, Buffalo, nominated by Functional Industries, and Culver’s Eagan, nominated by ProAct, Inc.