Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. staff attended the Minnesota Community Action Partnership (MinnCAP) Annual Training Conference held on September 20-22 at the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato, Minn. Staff took part in a Legislative General Session, listened to speakers on various topics, and took part in several breakout sessions.
In conjunction with the annual training conference, 25 Year Honorees were recognized for their dedicated service and commitment to community action. Tri-Valley’s Cindy Pic (Transportation Programs Director) was honored for her 25 years of work with Tri-Valley in Crookston.
(A short bio on Cindy from the event): Cindy started working at Tri-Valley as the Program Manager for Child Care Resource & Referral serving northeast North Dakota. She then directed the Community Services Division of the corporation. Cindy is currently the director of the Transportation Division. A major highlight of Cindy’s work is how the Flood of 1997 impacted the child care community throughout the service area. Tri-Valley received several million dollars in grants to build the child care infrastructure in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. She is also very proud of the growth the Transportation Programs have seen in recent years. This is because of the staff working together and believing in the motto of “people helping people.”