Monthly Archives: May 2013

Scott stand proudly in front of his new ice cream machine

Dreams Can Cone True: “Scott’s Ice Cream” a truly delicious success story

It’s not everyday you meet a 23-year-old entrepreneur. And though Scott didn’t necessarily set out to become an entrepreneur, which is certainly not to say that he isn’t super hard working and driven, sometimes things just come together in the most organic way possible. For Scott, the past few years have been a steady climb […]

Ria stands in the kitchen at work, showing off her mad skills!

Marking Milestones and Dreaming Big: Ria hits the six year mark at work!

When a milestone is reached in one’s career, it is natural to think about how far you’ve come and in what direction you are headed toward. For Ria, this is very much the case as she approaches her sixth year working with Sodexo, currently as a Cafeteria Server for the Edina School District.  Working five […]

Road Less Traveled by: Mykel Roventine

The Road to Recovery Brings Reward

“Blessed.” That’s the way Teresa has described her current life on multiple occasions.  A motivated self-starter, Teresa owned her own in-home licensed daycare that she ran with the help of her children from 1995 to 2008.  After an early onset stroke left her unable to work and perform many basic life functions, Teresa chose the […]

CIP Employment Team: Listening, Learning, and Going Above and Beyond

Last night Community Involvement Programs held their annual Employee Appreciation Event. The evening was filled with great people, tasty food, and entertainment by Comedy Sportz.  The event was also an opportunity to recognize excellence within our diverse staff who work to support CIP’s mission. Of these many hard-working individuals throughout the organization, our department took home […]