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Douglas County DAC announces Employers, Employees of the Quarter

The Douglas County Developmental Achievement Center (DAC) has announced the recipients for Employee and Employer of the Quarter. The city of Alexandria received an Employer of the Quarter Award. The city hires the DAC to clean the skate park, and...

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Noelle Bogatzki (left) and board member Lori Gruber (right) presented an Employee of the Quarter Award to Pam Thull. (Contributed)

The Douglas County Developmental Achievement Center (DAC) has announced the recipients for Employee and Employer of the Quarter.
The city of Alexandria received an Employer of the Quarter Award. The city hires the DAC to clean the skate park, and the DAC has been working with the city for approximately five years and has employed 20 persons with a variety of abilities and limitations.
The Runestone Go-Kart Association also received an Employer of the Quarter Award. The individuals at the DAC have worked in several capacities for the Go-Kart Association including cleaning the track area, setting up for races and special events, making buttons, copies, programs, and more. The DAC has been employed for the Go-Kart Association for eight years.
Pamela Thull and Orris Balgaard received Employee of the Quarter Awards.
Thull has been coming to the DAC for 12 years and comes with a smile every day. She always asks for ways that she can help and new jobs she can try. She also recently began working in the community.
Balgaard has been attending the DAC for 33 years. At 83, he chooses to continue working. He likes to help others, especially on construction projects. Balgaard has built and painted many items throughout the years at the DAC.

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