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Jamey Helgeson, Author at Austin Daily Herald

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LIFE Mower County: Mark your calendars for a online auction

A virtual online auction will take the place of our cancelled 10th annual Taste of Mower County, that was set to happen on Aug. 23. ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Saturday, August 1, 2020 6:30 am

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LIFE: Free virtual program opportunities are available

We may be practicing social distancing for the time being, but that doesn’t mean we can’t continue to connect with each other and hang out! ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Saturday, July 18, 2020 6:50 am

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Helgeson: Virtual program opportunities available

We may be practicing social distancing for the time being, but that doesn’t mean we can’t continue to connect with each other and hang out! ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Saturday, June 20, 2020 6:50 am

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We are in need of volunteers on June 16

We are looking for volunteers from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16. We need people to arrange roses in vases, deliver roses ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Saturday, June 6, 2020 7:01 am

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Final chance to order beautiful long-stemmed roses is June 2

All proceeds from LIFE Mower County’s Rose Sale benefits children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities including Down syndrome, Cerebral palsy, Autism and Epilepsy. ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:01 pm

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LIFE Mower county moves annual meeting online

LIFE Mower County’s annual meeting will be held online from 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, in order to keep people safe. The meeting is ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Saturday, May 9, 2020 7:01 am

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The importance of taking part in the census

Every 10 years, everyone in the United States is counted through the census. A lot is at stake—the census determines funding for programs like special ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Saturday, April 18, 2020 7:01 am

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Upcoming LIFE fundraisers postponed

Due to COVID-19 concerns, we have postponed the 25th annual Rose Sale delivery and pick-up day from Tuesday, April 7 to Tuesday, June 16. If ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Saturday, April 4, 2020 7:01 am

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LIFE taking precautions against COVID-19

We have been taking every precaution to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Last Wednesday, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced a stay at home ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Saturday, March 28, 2020 7:01 am

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Time is running out to order your roses, deadline to order is March 24

The last day to order your roses for the 25th annual Rose Sale is March 24. Pick-Up and Delivery Day is Tuesday, April 7. Roses ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Saturday, March 14, 2020 7:01 am

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The R-word is the word ‘retard(ed);’ Why does it hurt? Spread the Word to End the Word is a campaign this Wednesday  to raise awareness ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Saturday, February 29, 2020 7:01 am

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Rose Sale officially begins Tuesday

Let someone know that you care and support the work of LIFE Mower County by supporting our rose sale. All proceeds from LIFE Mower County’s ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Saturday, February 15, 2020 5:41 am

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We want you as a chef, donor or a sponsor; Support the 10th annual Taste of Mower County on April 26

Mark your calendars for the 10th annual Taste of Mower County on Sunday, April 26.  You can enjoy unlimited tastings of signature items from the finest ... Read more

by Jamey Helgeson, Saturday, February 1, 2020 6:07 am

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LIFE Mower County to hold annual Chicken Dumpling Soup & Chili Supper

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

by Jamey Helgeson, Saturday, January 18, 2020 5:10 am

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

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

by Jamey Helgeson, Tuesday, January 7, 2020 5:44 am

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