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Happy Thanksgiving!

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...

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Jennie’s Big Trip to the Big Apple

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...

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Volunteer Spotlight–Kim Hoffman

Volunteer Spotlight–Kim Hoffman

Each year, we present Community Partner Awards to individuals and organizations that have made a positive impact on the lives of those we serve, or whose efforts have greatly supported our work. Since 1993, we’ve recognized 70 nominees who serve as role models of...

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Celebrating Our CareGivers–November 2022

Celebrating Our CareGivers–October 2022

Congratulations to Bill Pugh, Christine Hagen, and Pam Norman! 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 beyond...

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Election Day is November 8!

Election Day is November 8!

Make sure your vote counts! This year, all of our statewide offices are up for re-election. We've also had redistricting this year, which means big changes in many districts. Legislators who are re-elected will get to know new districts, and Hammer and NER will have...

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