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We Are Family, Extended.

We have much to celebrate in 2023. The year ahead brings the excitement of Hammer commemorating its 100th anniversary and NER its 50th anniversary. Throughout the year, we will honor the past, present, and future of our organization at our Spring Breakfast, Reach for Ralph Summer Fundraiser, our festive Luau, and our annual Family Day Picnic. We’ll also be hosting lots of parties at our homes. We look forward to celebrating with you in the months ahead!

2023 Anniversary Events

We’ve got a lot to celebrate!

When we throw a party, there’s something for everyone. Join us for food and fun as we celebrate our milestone anniversaries. Please join us and be part of the celebrations!

Happy Anniversaries!

We invite you to join us at our Anniversary events. We hope to see you there!

April 29

Spring Breakfast

April 29, 8:45am – 11:00am
Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center
Register here.

May 1

Anniversary Cookbook

Want to submit a family favorite recipe to our Anniversary Cookbook?
Click here for more information and to submit a recipe.

June 22

Reach for Ralph Fundraiser

June 22, 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Quincy Hall, NE Mpls.
Learn More

July 18


July 18, 5:00 p.m.
Richard Walton Park, Oakdale

Sept 23

Family Day Picnic

Sept 23, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
West Metro Office, Wayzata

Celebrating Our Anniversary Year!

As Hammer & NER celebrate our milestone anniversaries, we want to thank and recognize our staff, donors, volunteers, and families. Our extensive history of helping the people we serve to live their best lives would not have been possible without YOU! That’s why we are family, extended.

We are family, extended.

We are always focused on meeting the needs of the people we serve. With support from staff, volunteers, donors, and families, the people who live in our homes and apartments are given the opportunity to live their lives to the fullest. We’re looking forward to meeting you soon!

Looking ahead to Disability Services Day at the State Capitol

The Sheletta Show

Disability Services Day at Capitol aims to strengthen direct care workforce

Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder

John Estrem on MN Live this week, to talk about Hammer & NER

KSTP Twin Cities Live