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Culver's wins award for hiring of employees with disabilities

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Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

Culver’s in Baxter will be recognized as “Non-metro Employer of the Year” at a Christmas party Thursday at the Brainerd Armory. The award, related to the restaurant’s employment of five workers with disabilities, was announced earlier by the Minnesota Rehabilitation Association.

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Thursday’s party is for people with disabilities who Productive Alternatives, Inc. of Brainerd — a vocational rehabilitation program — works with in the region. More than 200 people are expected at the dinner and dance according to Kevin Larson, branch manager for Productive Alternatives, Inc.

Productive Alternatives, Inc, is a nonprofit agency dedicated to providing diverse human services programming, offering viable work force opportunities for businesses and manufacturing and marketing products.

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