Jamey Helgeson: Celebrating community support for LIFE Mower County: A heartfelt thank you

Published 5:21 pm Friday, April 19, 2024

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In a heartfelt gesture of gratitude, LIFE Mower County extends its sincerest appreciation to all who have contributed to the success and growth of its programs catering to individuals of all ages with diverse abilities. From individual donors to volunteers, from foundation donors to business sponsors, from organizational supporters to every participant in our fundraisers, your unwavering support has been the cornerstone of our achievements.

Your generosity has not only enabled us to sustain our existing programs but has also empowered us to expand our reach and impact within the community. Your commitment to inclusivity and accessibility has created a nurturing environment where individuals with diverse abilities can thrive, learn, and grow.

Together, we are fostering a community where everyone has the opportunity to live life to the fullest, regardless of their circumstances. As we reflect on our journey thus far, we are filled with gratitude for each and every one of you who has played a part in making LIFE Mower County a beacon of hope and opportunity for all. Thank you for your continued support and belief in our mission.

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Beer, Bacon, and Beignets fundraiser supports programs

Packer Arena will be buzzing with excitement on Saturday, April 27, from 1-4 p.m. as it hosts the eagerly anticipated Beer, Bacon, and Beignets fundraiser. Organized to support programs catering to individuals of all ages with diverse abilities at LIFE Mower County, this event promises an afternoon of indulgence for a good cause.

Attendees can look forward to a tantalizing spread featuring the trifecta of deliciousness: beer, bacon, and beignets. Whether it’s savoring the rich flavors of craft brews, indulging in the savory goodness of crispy bacon, or delighting in the sweetness of freshly made beignets, there will be something to please every palate.

The fundraiser aims to raise vital funds to sustain and expand the invaluable programs offered by LIFE Mower County. These programs play a pivotal role in enhancing the lives of individuals with diverse abilities, fostering inclusivity, and empowering them to reach their full potential.

Tickets for the event can be purchased online at www.lifemowercounty.org/bbb, ensuring that supporters can secure their spots for this unforgettable afternoon. By attending and contributing to the fundraiser, attendees not only get to enjoy a culinary extravaganza but also make a tangible difference in the lives of those served by LIFE Mower County.

Mark your calendars and join us at Packer Arena on April 27th to indulge in delectable treats while supporting a noble cause. Together, let’s raise our glasses and toast to the spirit of inclusivity and empowerment championed by LIFE Mower County.

Upcoming Events

Monday: Youth/Family: Little Learners Music Therapy

Tuesday: People First Aktion Club Meeting

Wednesday: Special Olympics Rock and Bowl & Awards

Wednesday: Youth/Family: Mommy and Me Movie Night

Thursday: You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

April 30: Open Center

May 1: Special Olympics Cardio Drumming

May 1: Youth/Family: May Day Baskets

May 2: Creative Arts with Peggy

May 3: Youth/Family: Sibshops and Sibteens – Glow Paint on Canvas

May 3: Dining Out with Friends at China Star

May 4: Minnesota Twins vs. Boston Red Sox (Lottery)

May 4: Youth/Family: Loteria Bingo & Chips and Salsa