Olufson spearheaded building the center in the parking lot of the facility.
Kenny Sandlin, Pace director of wellness and safety, praised a couple different aspects of the new addition.
“The biggest goal is to get proactive in our health,” Sandlin said. “The side effect of that is it will help lower health care costs for both our associates and the company and to have the convenience of being able to come in before work or after work, rather than having to drive to a location and wait a couple hours.”
Rivers believes the investment will prove worthwhile.
“I simply say we’re making some upfront investments for what we believe will be the potential return of prevention over the long term,” he said.
Courage Center Camps, of Golden Valley, and Friendship Ventures, of Annandale, announced in November they would be merging.
Camp Courage was established in 1955 to serve individuals with physical disabilities. Friendship Ventures followed in 1964 to serve participants with developmental disabilities and special needs.
The new partnership created “Camps of Courage and Friendship,” enhancing services to nearly 4,000 people.
Highway 55 N., Suite No. 4, in Maple Lake.”The major reason we moved was for more visibility from being located on the highway,” Certified Public Accountant Bill Buckentine said. “It gives us a lot more exposure.” The location also provides at least 500 more square feet than their previous downtown location, Buckentine said.
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