News & Events

WACOSA News & Events

WACOSA's spring 2017 newsletter is now available to view! This edition features news on our North Program remodel, DisAbility Task Force award winners, our annual Harvesting Happiness Breakfast, and much more!
Are you looking for a job that will provide a positive impact on the lives of others? Then join us on February 22nd, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. for our job fair, located at 310 Sundial Drive in Waite Park. On-Site interviews and a $200 signing bonus!
WACOSA's spring issue of The Buzz is now available to view online.
WACOSA was awarded a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board to fund classes in partnership with six local artists and the Paramount Arts Center.
Join us Thursday, January 14th, from 3-5pm for WACOSA's Art Show opening reception at Falcon National Bank.
WACOSA, in partnership with the Recycling Association of Minnesota (RAM) collects holiday lights and cords for recycling. This program provides valuable jobs for adults with disabilities in our community. Drop sites are located at:
The Buzz is now available to view online. This special edition features news on potential changes to the way adults with disabilities receive services, and what you can do to have your voice heard.
Dollars Provide Adults with Disabilities Access to Arts
First-time Event Generates Awareness and Support
Dollars Give Clients Opportunity to Overcome Barriers to Work
WACOSA was featured in the latest Central Minnesota Women magazine in an article written by Crystal Nutt, our Development and Communication Manager. This article is worth the read and gives you the opportunity to learn more about our clients and how you can get involved.
St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce’s BusinessCentral magazine features an article about employing adults with disabilities, including WACOSA. Check out the Untapped Resource feature story today!
WACOSA 2nd shift in Waite Park will be closed today, November 10th, 2014. 1st shift will run as scheduled. Sauk Centre location is closed today.
Interested in learning how you can change the lives of adults with disabilities? We invite you to watch our 8 minute 2014 inspirational stories video, or read the short success stories of the people we serve.
Roxanne Ryan, WACOSA’s Business Development Representative, received an award for her volunteer role as chair of the St. Cloud Leadership Group at the St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce Start Celebration on October 2nd at Le St. Germain Suite Hotel.
Young supporters Madelyn and Adam Bertsch had a couple lemonade stand fundraisers to benefit WACOSA this past year. The two donated over $50 to the organization. Pictured left to right: Madelyn Bertsch, Steve Howard, Adam Bertsch, Crystal Nutt.
WACOSA is a proud member of the 2014 Disability Task Force (DATF). As such we are proud to bring you some exciting events happening this fall that are open to the public.
Rox Baseball to host WACOSA night on Saturday July 19th. WACOSA to benefit $3 for each $7 ticket sold.
Now available, WACOSA's spring edition of The Buzz!
May 22, 2014
The 2013 Annual Report
The Minnesota Women of Today named WACOSA as one of its charities of the year for 2012-2013. The group gave a financial gift, as well as donated a number of goods to WACOSA’s ThriftWorks! Pictured left to right: Leslie Goble, Sue Lemke, Crystal Nutt, Vicki Rockwell.
WACOSA received a generous $62,000 donation from Auto Parts Headquarters, along with its vendors and John and Nancy Bartlett. Pictured left to right: John Bartlett, Cory Bartlett, Crystal Nutt, Steve Howard.
WACOSA is hosting our 2nd annual conference; Creating an Effective and Healthy Workplace Culture, featuring Top 20 Training and speakers Willow Sweeney and Paul Bernabei. June 25th, 2014 from 9-5 at the Kelley Inn.