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News and Blog

Happy Thanksgiving!

This season of "thanks giving" reminds us of all that we can be thankful for. We've stood side by side to bring one another through some dark and challenging days. Many of us have lost family and friends. Life has changed in so many ways. But finally, the last few...

Celebrating Our CareGivers–November 2022

Congratulations to Elizabeth (Liz) Hoskyns and Qadira Bradshaw! Each month, we ask our west metro (Hammer) and east metro (NER) Program Directors to nominate Direct Support Professionals and Lead Direct Support Professionals on their team who are going above and...

Jennie’s Big Trip to the Big Apple

Her Smile Lit Up Times Square! By Joanne Heller Our daughter, Jennie, who recently turned 47, has resided at the (east metro) Cedarwood home for 24 years. Throughout her life, Jennie, who was born with Down syndrome, has struggled but persevered. When she was starting...

Photo Galleries

2022 Thanksgiving Celebration

2022 Thanksgiving Celebration

2022 All Staff Meetings

2022 All Staff Meetings

2022 Fall Breakfast

2022 Fall Breakfast

2022 Family Day Picnic

2022 Family Day Picnic

2022 Reach for Ralph

2022 Reach for Ralph

2022 Spring Breakfast

2022 Spring Breakfast

Halloween at Hammer 2021

Halloween at Hammer 2021

Fall Yard Clean Up 2021

Fall Yard Clean Up 2021

2021 Hammer Lambert Open

2021 Hammer Lambert Open

2019 Disability Services Day At The Capitol

2019 Disability Services Day At The Capitol

2020 Disability Services Day At The Capitol

2020 Disability Services Day At The Capitol

2016 Eden Prairie Picnic

2016 Eden Prairie Picnic

2018 Family Day Picnic

2018 Family Day Picnic

Hammer Lifestyle

Hammer Lifestyle

Hammer Pics

Hammer Pics

Hammer Thanksgiving

Hammer Thanksgiving

Hammer Thanksgiving 2019

Hammer Thanksgiving 2019

Hammer Travel

Hammer Travel

Hammers Got Talent 2017

Hammers Got Talent 2017

Hammers Got Talent 2018

Hammers Got Talent 2018

Hammers Got Talent 2019

Hammers Got Talent 2019

Jj Hill Days 2017

Jj Hill Days 2017

Jj Hill Days 2018

Jj Hill Days 2018

Main Gallery

Main Gallery

New Gallery 002

New Gallery 002

New Gallery 3

New Gallery 3

Volunteers

Volunteers

Wayzata Art Experience 2016

Wayzata Art Experience 2016

2020 Car Karaoke Event

2020 Car Karaoke Event

2020 Hammer Home Run

2020 Hammer Home Run

2019 Family Day Picnic

2019 Family Day Picnic

2019 Reach For Ralph

2019 Reach For Ralph

2019 Spring Breakfast

2019 Spring Breakfast

2019 Family Education Forum

2019 Family Education Forum

2019 Hammer Fishing Trip

2019 Hammer Fishing Trip

2019 Hammer Home Run

2019 Hammer Home Run

2018 Reach For Ralph

2018 Reach For Ralph

2018 Spring Breakfast

2018 Spring Breakfast

2018 ARRM Cares Award Winner

2018 ARRM Cares Award Winner

2018 Family Education Forum

2018 Family Education Forum

2018 Hammer Home Run

2018 Hammer Home Run

2017 Christmas Pageant

2017 Christmas Pageant

2017 Spring Breakfast

2017 Spring Breakfast

2017 Disability Day At The Capitol

2017 Disability Day At The Capitol

2017 ARRM Day At The Capitol

2017 ARRM Day At The Capitol

2017 Family Education Forum

2017 Family Education Forum

2017 Hammer Day At The Capitol

2017 Hammer Day At The Capitol

2017 Hammer Home Run

2017 Hammer Home Run

2017 Reach For Ralph

2017 Reach For Ralph

2016 Family Day Picnic

2016 Family Day Picnic

2016 JJ Hill Days Parade

2016 JJ Hill Days Parade

2016 Spring Breakfast

2016 Spring Breakfast

2016 James J. Hill Days Parade

2016 James J. Hill Days Parade

2016 Events

2016 Events

2016 Hammer Fishing Trip

2016 Hammer Fishing Trip

Hammer Gallery

Hammer Gallery

2016 Reach For Ralph

2016 Reach For Ralph

2015 Reach For Ralph

2015 Reach For Ralph

Community Life

Community Life

2016 Ability To Add Others

2016 Ability To Add Others

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