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Ripple Effect Employee Award 

The Ripple Effect is given to the employee who is truly passionate about giving back and encompasses “No one can help everyone, but everyone can help someone”. For every hour that the employee volunteers, they are entered into the drawing for this award.

Laken GRFCU Ripple Effect Award winner

2021 Q2 winner is…
Laken – HR Generalist from our St. Cloud branch!

Laken actively volunteers in a variety of areas, but her favorite ways to give back are through building houses with Habitat for Humanity, Adopt-A-Highway cleanup, and helping at her son’s extracurricular activities. She believes that everyone can make a difference no matter how large or small the cause is. 

Thank you for the hard work you do in our communities Laken. We appreciate you being a part of the GRFCU team and making a positive impact!


More About Laken

What do you enjoy most about being a volunteer?
It feels good to know you are making a difference. It is also fun to learn a new skill. (Example: Installing Siding)

Why is volunteering important to you?
I love being able to teach my son about the positive impact that we can have on others.

Besides volunteering, what do you enjoy doing in your free time?
I enjoy spending time outdoors with my family. Our favorites include: attending sporting events, day trips to Minnesota State Parks, and camping.

See how Great River Gives Back!