10/25/2017 3:04:00 PM It's about spreading joy and changing lives
Bruce Remme, executive director of the Ability Building Center (ABC) of Rochester, left, presents Bob Bardwell, director of Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch, with the award naming Ironwood Springs an outstanding employer of people with disabilities.
Lynda Kuscienko loves Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch. Kuscienko, the job developer for the Ability Building Center (ABC) of Rochester, spoke last week about what Ironwood Springs means to her. Kuscienko's job includes finding work for individuals with disabilities. A few years ago, she was sent out to determine if Ironwood Springs was a good fit for a crew from ABC. "When I got my first glimpse, I was immediately in love with this place," she said. "It is beautiful. It's warm and inviting. I feel like I belong here. I feel at peace. It's like an old friend." Kuscienko was on hand last week when Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch was honored as an outstanding employer of people with disabilities. Bruce Remme, executive director of ABC, presented the award to Bob Bardwell, director of Ironwood Springs, on Monday afternoon, Oct. 16. ABC, whose employees clean Ironwood Springs' Miracle Lodge, nominated Ironwood for the award... For more on this story pick up your copy of the Oct. 24 Stewartville STAR.