Rauch Participant Named Indiana Bicentennial Torchbearer

Rauch Participant Named Indiana Bicentennial Torchbearer

Michelle Pfeifer, a longtime participant in Rauch services, has been selected as a torchbearer for the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay. Torchbearers are Hoosiers who demonstrate exceptional public service, excellence in their profession, acts of heroism or volunteer service to their neighborhood, community, region, or state. 

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Rauch support system gives client confidence

Rauch support system gives client confidence

For Jason Evans, goal-orientation was not at the top of his priority list. He was focused on the bigger picture and what he wanted to achieve.

“For instance, I wanted to go to IUS so they said ‘ok let’s focus on these goals first,’” he said. “They (Rauch) taught me how to prioritize and focus on individual goals.”

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2016 Imagine Awards Honoree: Tasman Natural Pet

2016 Imagine Awards Honoree: Tasman Natural Pet

Rauch is pleased to announce the 2016 Imagine Awards Business honoree, Tasman Natural Pet. Tasman Natural Pet is a division of Tasman Industries, a Louisville-based family owned company founded by Goodman Tasman in 1947. Tasman Natural Pet was launched in 2010 to produce and market high-quality rawhide chews for dogs.

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Rauch Industries featured in Louisville Business First

Rauch Industries was highlighted in a lengthy Louisville Business First feature this week. The article, available here, did a fantastic job highlighting the opportunities we provide for people with disabilities as well as the benefits partnering with Rauch Industries provides to regional businesses.

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Teressa Jackson

I am a lifelong resident of New Albany. I am fortunate to also work in this community as the Director of Development of Rauch, Inc. Rauch, a not-for-profit organization, has helped create a community where everyone belongs for people with disabilities for 60 years. Through this role, I help promote the agency to the general public, creating awareness of our contributions to those in need and support in the form of others' time, talent and treasure.

Here to serve

Here to serve

Tony Euler has always loved working with people with disabilities, whether at Muscatatuck State Hospital or here at Rauch, Inc.

After working at the hospital, Tony moved to the area in 1978 and started at Rauch Industries on the floor that August. He’s been Director of Industrial Services for many years, although he said it’s been so long he can’t remember exactly when he took on that role.

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Goodbye for now

Goodbye for now

At the beginning of the summer, I started writing a list of the “Top Five Things I’ve Learned at Rauch.” I figured I would wait a few weeks before I finished it so I had more time. Now, my last day is today and what I’ve learned is that I can’t write a Top Five list. First of all, I can’t narrow it down. Second of all, every point I came up with essentially came down to the same thing—passion.

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Learning to dance starring Phillip...and you!

Learning to dance starring Phillip...and you!

To meet annual operating needs, Rauch must raise $12,500 in contributions from supporters like you this summer. Please donate today to help Rauch care for over 1,000 children and adults with developmental and other disabilities each year in your community, and help people like Phillip continue to dance.

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Finding the right fit

Finding the right fit

Work Services Coordinator Theresa Berry said you never know who will be the right fit for Rauch Industries and who won’t until you try.

Some behaviors exhibited at home may make an individual seem unsuited for working; however, Theresa said sometimes these behaviors do not manifest in the workplace.

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Good people, good place

Good people, good place

Phoebe Curry has been in the business for 33 years, first working at New Hope Services and then at Rauch Industries. As production manager, she oversees the everyday operations of daily production, clients, and production techs (PTs). Phoebe handles the job scheduling of PTs and clients, while ensuring deadlines are being met and everyone is working.

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Finding a Purpose - and a Paycheck

Finding a Purpose - and a Paycheck

Tall and lanky with dark blonde hair, Andrew looks a lot like your average twenty-something young man. His interests and home life are also very similar to others his age - he likes playing video games (Mortal Kombat is his favorite), enjoys listening to rap and classic rock music, and is motivated by money. He has two younger sisters, who he says he loves but “sometimes would like to trade”, and five step siblings. He says that his two pet Goldendoodles, Zeek and Tillie, behave well most of the time. However, after sitting and talking with Andrew for a few minutes, you will discover that he is anything but average.

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Meet Fire Marshall Ed

Meet Fire Marshall Ed

Ed began working at Rauch Industries in July 1994 - nearly 21 years ago! A lifelong Indiana resident, he currently lives in New Albany. Ed’s a friendly guy who has never met a stranger and loves to shake hands and talk. He loves movies and is often seen carrying them around, even at work. Ed can repeat, verbatim, many lines from his favorite movies. When he isn’t watching movies or working on the American Beverage Marketers margarita salt line at Rauch Industries, he likes to play video games, shop, look through magazines, watch TV, listen to music, and go to dances.

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