Mike McAleer '64 began his career with the Handicapped Development Center in 1970.
From the Quad-City Times:
"The young man, a native of Wisconsin, had some early experience working with people with intellectual disabilities.
"But back in 1970, Mike McAleer had no idea of the career he was launching when he went to work at the Handicapped Development Center, or HDC, in Davenport, which had just come into being the year before.
"Forty-four years later, McAleer, 73, has just stepped down as president of the agency based on Hickory Grove Road."
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