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Ecumen Employees: Sandy Lia’s Career of Caring at Ecumen Detroit Lakes

In her 36 years at Ecumen Detroit Lakes, Sandy Lia has been an activity director, a volunteer coordinator, the founder and manager of the adult day services program, a housing manager and currently the fund development coordinator with additional duties in marketing and event planning.

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Top 5 Blog Posts - November 3

Music legend Glen Campbell, rural health care, a 40-year-old veteran nurse's story and connecting the arts and aging lead our list of most popular blog posts this week. In case you missed out, here are the stories our online visitors found most interesting:

"Glen Campbell... I'll Be Me" Opens Today in Minnesota, Alabama and Missouri (October 31)

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Top 5 Blog Posts - October 28

Rural healthcare, economic development and connecting aging and the arts top Ecumen's list of most popular blog posts this week. In case you missed out, here are the stories our online visitors found most interesting:

Chuck Zimmerman: The Joy of Service Defines His 35 Years with Ecumen

Alexandria Leaders Gather to Honor Ecumen Bethany Community

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Ecumen’s Janet Green Speaks on Creating an Innovative Rural Health Care Center

Janet Green, Executive Director at Ecumen Detroit Lakes, has spent the past year working on the transformation of the campus to a “one-stop hub” that is drawing national attention for its cutting-edge approach to delivering rural health care services.

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Top 5 Blog Posts - October 6

Baby Elsie, our youngest volunteer, topped Ecumen's list of most popular blog posts last week. In case you missed out, here are the stories our online visitors found most interesting.

Elsie Williams, 9 Months Old, is Changing Aging as Ecumen's Youngest Volunteer

"Smile" on Ecumen When You Shop on Amazon

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Adeline Carlson, a Gold Star Mother Living at Ecumen Detroit Lakes, Remembers That Day — Always

Gold Star Mother Adeline Carlson, a resident of Ecumen Detroit Lakes, remembers that Sunday morning 46 years ago when a serviceman came to her door to tell her that her son Donald had died in the line of duty.

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Top Five Blog Posts - September 22

In case you missed out on one of our most popular Changing Aging blog posts, here are the stories Ecumen's online visitors found most interesting last week:

Her Cup Runneth Over: Ecumen Detroit Lakes Chaplain Vicki Marthaler Retires After 19 Years

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Her Cup Runneth Over: Ecumen Detroit Lakes Chaplain Vicki Marthaler Retires After 19 Years

Nineteen years ago, Vicki Marthaler became the chaplain at Ecumen Detroit Lakes — not quite sure what she was getting into. As it turned out, she got deeply into people’s hearts and souls, and they returned the favor, giving her riches beyond her wildest dreams.

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"A Dance To Remember" at Ecumen Detroit Lakes

Laughter and stories of 50 years of memories filled the Detroit Lakes Pavilion June 20 as more than 300 residents, family, friends, volunteers and employees gathered for "A Dance to Remember." The event, celebrating 50 years of service at Ecumen Detroit Lakes, featured food, beverages, music, dancing, classic cars and beach volleyball.

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