Jamey Helgeson, Author at Austin Daily Herald

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Jamey Helgeson: Don’t forget our Christmas wish list!

Have some fun and check out these wonderful items you can easily donate to our organization this holiday season:  www.lifemowercounty.org/wish-list. Did you know your Amazon ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Friday, December 3, 2021 5:32 pm

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Jamey Helgeson: Decision-making is about continued learning

Being able to make choices about your life is crucial for the independence and happiness of all people, including those with disabilities.  Decision-making is a ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Friday, November 19, 2021 5:30 pm

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Jamey Helgeson: What is advocacy and how does it help?

Webster’s Dictionary states that advocacy means, “One who supports another or a cause.”  Without strong advocacy at all levels, people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Friday, November 5, 2021 4:27 pm

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Jamey Helgeson: Make a difference with LIFE Mower County on Give To The Max Day

People like you are the reason that LIFE Mower County is able to provide quality programs for our community.  Your contributions mean the world to ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Friday, October 22, 2021 8:01 pm

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Jamey Helgeson: Volunteers an important part of LIFE

Volunteers are vital to the programs and services of LIFE Mower County. Volunteers  are the backbone of our organization — lending support in a variety ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Friday, October 8, 2021 5:51 pm

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Jamey Helgeson: 11th annual Taste of Mower County cancelled

While we were very excited for the return of the Taste of Mower County after it was cancelled in 2020, on Sept. 17, 2021, we ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Saturday, September 25, 2021 6:30 am

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Tickets for Taste of Mower County available starting Monday

If you are interested in purchasing tickets for the 11th annual Taste of Mower County on Oct. 17, 2021, please visit the LIFE Mower County ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Saturday, September 11, 2021 6:30 am

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Jamey Helgeson: LIFE looking for help with Taste of Mower County

LIFE Mower County needs your support in our upcoming Taste of Mower County fundraiser, which will be held on Sunday, Oct. 17 ,at the Holiday ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Saturday, August 28, 2021 6:30 am

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Jamey Helgeson: Be a true part of your community

Community inclusion — Being a part of a community and feeling included is extremely important in people’s lives. Being a part of one’s community does ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Friday, August 13, 2021 5:52 pm

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LIFE Mower County: Support a great cause — The Taste of Mower County

LIFE Mower County requests your support in our upcoming Taste of Mower County fundraiser, which will be held on Sunday, Oct. 17, at the Holiday ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Saturday, July 31, 2021 6:30 am

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Jamey Helgeson: DOE releases funds to support children with disabilities

On July 1, the Department of Education released over $3 billion in American Rescue Plan funds to support 7.9 million infants, toddlers, and students with ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Saturday, July 17, 2021 6:30 am

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Jamey Helgeson: Mark you calendars for the rescheduled Rose Sale delivery and pick-up day

We had to postpone our April 6 delivery and pick-up day for our 26th annual Rose Sale due to COVID-19.  We have set a new ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Saturday, June 19, 2021 6:30 am

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Jamey Helgeson: White House unveils FY 2022 budget

On May 28, President Joe Biden released his budget request for fiscal year (FY) 2022. The most notable increases were for Vocational Rehabilitation Demonstration and ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Saturday, June 5, 2021 6:30 am

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Jamey Helgeson: Masks still required at LIFE

Even though the CDC and President Biden announced that “fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing, except where required ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Saturday, May 22, 2021 6:30 am

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Jamey Helgeson: Mark your calendars for LIFE Mower County’s 69th annual meeting

The 69th annual meeting will be held virtually at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 24. You can register by calling 1-507-433-8994 or email info@lifemowercounty.org. This ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 6:30 am

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