Jamey Helgeson, Author at Austin Daily Herald

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Jamey Helgeson: 9 happy holiday tips for people with disabilities and those who love them

The holidays are a time of joy but they can still be a time of stress. New foods, fancy clothes, schedule changes, sparkling holiday lights ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Friday, December 16, 2022 5:25 pm

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New activities for youth coming to LIFE Mower Co.

Two new youth activities are coming to LIFE Mower County. Young Athletes: Young Athletes is an innovative sport play program that introduces children ages 2-7 ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Friday, December 2, 2022 5:42 pm

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Jamey Helgeson: Help LIFE by donating through Give MN

LIFE Mower County is taking part in the GiveMN initiative this year. People can donate anytime now through Nov. 1-17 at https://tinyurl.com/GTMD2022. Each donation made ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Friday, November 4, 2022 6:38 pm

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Jamey Helgeson: Your vote has power. Pledge to vote today

Voting is very important. Voting is a powerful way to advocate for disability rights, and every vote matters! Your vote helps choose the people who ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Friday, October 7, 2022 5:01 pm

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Jamey Helgeson: Come join us for an ice cream social open house

An ice cream social open house will be held from 6-7:30 p.m., on Monday, Oct. 10  at LIFE Mower County. We would like youth of ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Friday, September 23, 2022 9:49 pm

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Tell Congress to support the SSI Savings Penalty Elimination Act!

The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program provides critical support for millions of people with disabilities and their families to be able to afford necessities like ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Friday, August 12, 2022 8:14 pm

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Jamey Helgeson: Get ready to celebrate 70 years with LIFE

LIFE Mower County is celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2022, and we are pleased to announce that the “LIFE is Better Together 70th Anniversary Celebration” ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Friday, July 29, 2022 5:33 pm

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Jamey Helgeson: Tell Congress to pass disability funding now

The Senate is currently considering making a major investment in disability services, but we need your help to make sure it happens! People with disabilities ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Friday, July 15, 2022 5:52 pm

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Jamey Helgeson: Tell Congress to support the SSI Savings Penalty Elimination Act

The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program provides critical support for millions of people with disabilities and their families to be able to afford necessities like ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Friday, June 17, 2022 6:29 pm

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Jamey Helgeson: Thank you for supporting the United Way of Mower County

Thank you to everyone that supported the United Way of Mower County’s fundraising campaign.  When you chose to support the United Way with a donation, ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Friday, June 3, 2022 5:01 pm

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Jamey Helgeson: Volunteer opportunities are available at LIFE

Volunteers are vital to the programs and services that we provide – lending support in a variety of ways to the people and families that ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Friday, May 20, 2022 5:39 pm

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Jamey Helgeson: Night of awards at annual meeting

Thank you to everyone that attended our 70th annual Meeting and Awards on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Congratulations to all of the award winners: Mower ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Friday, May 6, 2022 5:22 pm

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Jamey Helgeson: Thank you volunteers for making programs successful

LIFE Mower County is very thankful for our dedicated volunteers who give their time, energy, and talents to make our programs so successful. In 2021, ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Friday, April 8, 2022 6:00 pm

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Jamey Helgeson: LIFE 70th anniversary events in 2022

Below are listed some of the important upcoming events celebrating LIFE Mower County’s 70th anniversary. • Volunteer Appreciation Week – April 17-23:  All volunteers will ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Friday, March 25, 2022 6:25 pm

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Jamey Helgeson: History of helping those with disabilities

In the early 1950s, little was known about the condition of mental retardation or its causes. There were no programs or activities to assist in ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Friday, March 11, 2022 4:17 pm

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