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April 2019 News and Updates
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LIF/4-H Adventure Club
Monday, March 4, 2019
Amy I
Shamrock Shuffle Dance
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Kathy S, Sam B and Emily J
State Self-Advocacy Conference
Friday, March 8, 2019
Steve M
People First Aktion Club Meeting
Tuesday, March  26, 2019
Listen to KAUS 1480 AM on the first Monday of the month
at 10:30 AM for the LIFE Mower County Radio Show!
24th Annual Rose Sale
Delivery/Pick-Up:  Tuesday, April 9, 2019 | 10:00am-6:00pm

Volunteers are needed on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 between 7:00 am and 6:00 pm.  You can register online at
Mark Your Calendars - Save The Date!!!
9th Annual Taste of Mower County
Sunday, April 28, 2019  |  4:00pm-7:00pm

Enjoy unlimited tastings of signature items from the finest home and restaurant chefs in Mower County and the surrounding area.  Food Tastings by Area Home and Restaurant Chefs, Wine & Craft Beer Tastings by Apollo Liquors, Live and Silent Auctions, Entertainment by Rick McAlister, Door Prizes and Cash Bar.  

Become a chef or donate to the live/silent auction at

Tickets are on sale now at
LIFE Mower County is always looking for instructors (Yoga, Zumba, Music, Cooking, Special Olympics Coaches) and new activity ideas.  Do you have a talent to share, or an idea for an activity you would like to see in an upcoming activity guide?  Send an email to or call 507-433-8994.
Spring Formal/prom Dinner and Dance

A magical evening fit for a King and Queen. Gentlemen, get spruced up for that special someone.  Ladies, this is the night to put on that extra special outfit.

King and Queen Voting will take place at The Center from April 1-30, 2019.   

This event is a semi-formal event and everyone is asked to dress accordingly.

Saturday,  May 4, 2019 from 4:00 pm-8:00 pm
Jay C. Hormel Nature Center - Ruby Rupner Auditorium
1304 21st St NE, Austin, MN 55912

Online registration is not available for this event.  Please pick up a registration form at the LIFE Mower County office or email

The deadline to register is April 22, 2019.
  • Minnesota Twins Game - Saturday, May 11
  • Rapid City South Dakota Spring Vacation - Monday, May 13 - Thursday, May 16
  • Minnesota Air Spectacular - Saturday, June 15
  • Rochester Honkers - Saturday, July 7
  • Roots and Boots Tour (Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin and Collin Raye) at the Freeborn County Fair - Wednesday, July 31
  • Reba W/ Gone West Ft. Colbie Caillat, Home Free, & Rachel Wommack - Saturday, August 17
  • Brindley's Harbor Resort Fall Vacation - Tuesday, September 3 - Saturday, September 7
Click here to see the complete calendar.
67th Annual Meeting and Awards
Monday, May 20, 2019  from 6:30pm-8:00pm  |  FREE

RSVP by Thursday, May 16, 2019 by contacting the LIFE Mower County at 
507-433-8994 or

This meeting is open to all members, donors, volunteers and supporters of LIFE.  Celebrate our accomplishments from 2018 and see what LIFE has planned next.
Do you know someone who is making a difference for our community?  The Arc’s awards are a  special way to recognize exceptional people in our community who have given of themselves to make a difference in the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), and/or assisted the families and organizations that serve them.  Contact LIFE Mower County for a nomination form.
Dusting, washing, organizing are just a few of the things we will be doing. Donuts, coffee and juice will be provided. Any time you can give would be much appreciated! Feel free to bring a sack lunch for the break at 12:00pm.  Let us know  your coming be emailing or call 507-433-8994.

Public Policy

Here you'll find the information you’ll need to advocate on all issues that are critical to the intellectual and developmental disability community:
Activity Guide & Newsletter
Wish List

Volunteers Matter

If you are interested in volunteering, please email,  
call 507-433-8994 or visit for more information.
  • 04/02/19,06:00 PM-07:30 PM, Brian Lewis Performs Live (FULL)
  • 04/06/19,11:00 AM-03:00 PM, Community Connections: Diamond Jo Casino and Lunch Buffet (FULL)
  • 04/12/19,06:00 PM-07:30 PM, Open Center
  • 04/13/19,10:00 AM-03:00 PM, Spring Cleaning Day
  • 04/16/19,06:00 PM-07:30 PM, Bingo
  • 04/25/19,06:00 PM-07:30 PM, Creative Arts: Canvas String Art Graffiti
  • 04/26/19,06:00 PM-07:30 PM, Open Center
LIFE Mower County is a United Way funded agency.

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