Annual LIFE Chicken Dumpling Soup and Chili Supper to be held Jan. 28

Published 5:44 am Tuesday, January 7, 2020

By Jamey Helgeson

LIFE Mower County

Learning, Inclusion, Fun and Empowerment (LIFE) is better together. We could not do what we do without all of you.

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This past year has been an eventful one, including our name change, the new collaborations we have made and the new and current board members that have dedicated themselves to the organizations mission. Our donors, volunteers and our fundraising efforts support our programs as we continue to grow and serve those with intellectual and developmental disabilities to the best of our ability.

Thank you! As we go into the new year, think about how you can get involved. Share your time and talents.  LIFE Mower County depends on YOU!

Chicken Dumpling Soup and Chili Supper

The annual Chicken Dumpling Soup and Chili Supper will be held 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, at the Mower County Senior Center in Austin

Tickets in advance are $7 for adults and $5 for children (ages 4-10). At the door tickets are $9 for adults and $7 for children (ages 4-10). Children ages three and under are free.  Tickets are available now at the LIFE Mower County office. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Meal includes your choice of chicken dumpling soup and/or chili, beverage and dessert.  Take-out available.

Volunteers are needed. Contact our office.

Every donation, large or small, will help cut expenses and increase profits. We need boneless chicken, hamburger, carrots, celery and financial donations to purchase other items. Call the LIFE Mower County office at 507-433-8994 today and let us know how you can help.

People First Aktion Club members will also be selling fudge through Jan. 23 with delivery on Wednesday, Feb. 12, or Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. A half pound of fudge is $6 and one pound of fudge is $10. Flavors include chocolate, chocolate walnut, rocky road, chocolate peanut butter, chocolate mint swirl, chocolate amaretto swirl, raspberry swirl, chewy praline and maple nut.

All fundraising done by the People First Aktion Club is for self-advocacy training and community service projects decided on by the group.  Support these self-advocates that give back to those that have supported them.

Upcoming Events

  • Today: Birthday Party/Open Center
  • Wednesday: Special Olympics Bowling
  • Thursday: Self-Advocates Minnesota Meeting
  • Friday: Bingo
  • Jan. 14: Snowflake Dance; Special Olympics Bowling
  • Jan. 16: Java Café/Open Center
  • Jan. 17: Karaoke/Open Center
  • Jan. 18: Lunch and a Movie