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Udac’s 50th Anniversary Dinner Celebration

August 20, 2019
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Tuesday, September 24, 2019 Northland Country Club  •  3901 E. Superior St., Duluth, MN 55804 4:30 PM Silent Auction & Social 6:15 PM Dinner 7:00 PM Program 8:30 PM Evening Concludes $100 Per Person | Cash Bar Please join Udac for a 50th Anniversary Celebration you won’t forget! Featuring an evening of music, socializing and…

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Udac’s Walk a Mile In Our Shoes Fundraiser

August 16, 2019
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Join us at UMD’s Malosky Stadium for Udac’s Walk a Mile In Our Shoes Fundraiser Saturday, September 21, 2019 9:00am – 11:00am Malosky Stadium •  University of Minnesota Duluth This annual walk is an empowering event that raises awareness and honors those who live everyday with a disability. It’s a moment for our families and…

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Udac Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening Celebration July 9, 2019

July 10, 2019
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Unforgettable! Phenomenal! Unbelievable! Thank you to everyone who has made this dream come true!  We had an incredible evening with over 200 guests at our official Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting ceremony.  The generous $3 million dollar gift from Joe & Nancy Bullyan has transformed our organization and we will be forever humbled and grateful.  Couldn’t…

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Customized Employment Opportunities at Udac

May 5, 2019
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Udac is consistently investing in our community – especially when an individual is exploring employment opportunities. Recently, Chloe Tralle, an employment service coordinator at Udac, participated in a 3-week-training course through Griffin-Hammis Associates, the international leader in the evolution of Customized Employment.  Because of the extra credentialing that Tralle received, she is now is better…

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Reasor Properties buys Udac building

November 19, 2018
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Reasor Properties, Inc. announced the purchase of the UDAC, Inc. building located at 500 E. 10th Street in Duluth. During the 1950s, this site was the home of Boston Shoes, and later became the National Tea Food Store. In later years, it was enlarged by adding the front building, contributing 10,000 square feet to the…

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MOHR Honors Sir Ben’s for Employing People with Disabilities

October 18, 2018
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Nominated by Udac, Sir Benedict’s Tavern on the Lake has been named a 2018 Outstanding Disability Employer. For the last 10 years, Udac and Sir Ben’s have worked together to provide meaningful employment opportunities for people with disabilities. “In our employment services program, we do something called Discovery, where we work with the individual and we…

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Global Ewaste Solutions Donates Computers to Udac

October 9, 2018
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  GlobalEwaste Solutions is committed to helping nonprofits achieve their missions through the donation of needed technology and computers. “Last fall, Udac volunteered to help at our collection event, and through our connection, we learned that they were in need of a Technology Lab at their facility.” states Dave Potter, Global Ewaste Solutions. “Through a…

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UMD Malosky Stadium Hosts “Walk a Mile”

September 18, 2018
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  If you want to get out and exercise with some UMD athletes, Saturday is your chance! The 11th annual Walk a Mile in Our Shoes fundraiser is coming up on Saturday. Organized by UDAC, the event at UMD’s Malosky Stadium raises money to help people of all abilities. This year, instead of the STEPS Fitness…

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Udac Announces a $3 Million Donation

June 26, 2018
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Joseph and Nancy Bullyan gifted Udac with a humbling $3 million dollar donation to purchase a new building, and plans are underway to begin transitioning the agency to its new facility. “Joseph and Nancy Bullyan’s gift is transformational in support of Udac’s mission and vision,” says Karen Herman, Executive Director of Udac. “We are truly…

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Outstanding Disability Employer Awards: Sir Benedict’s Tavern on the Lake with Udac

February 19, 2018
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An individual from Udac performs janitorial work at Sir Ben’s Tavern on the Lake, which is on Lake Superior. He previously served on a crew here with one other individual and a job coach from Udac. “Sir Ben’s Owner Josh Stotts displays compassionate understanding when working directly with his staff, said John McLoughlin, employment services…

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