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Team of the Month – Northgate

January 16, 2019  //  Christina Calkins

Team of the Month – Northgate

“I love walking into Northgate because I am always greeted with smiles.  Smiles from the residents, who feel comfortable and supported in their home, and smiles from the staff who provide that for them.  Even with the many changes the team has been through they haven’t lost their smiles or their optimism.  In the past …

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January 11, 2019  //  Christina Calkins

2019 Annual Togetherness Event!

      Date: Sunday February 24, 2019 Location: The Medina Ballroom,  Medina Entertainment Center   We will be featuring performances by the Rockin’ Rollin’ Acres Glee Club, MORA Bell Choir, Free Wheelin and Showstoppers Dance Troupe along with light appetizers and beverages.   Please RSVP by February 10, 2019 to Stephanie Kohl at 952.401.4872 …

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December 14, 2018  //  Christina Calkins

#FacesOfAbilityFriday – Shannon S.

This week on #FacesOfAbilityFriday we are featuring Shannon S. Shannon lives in one of MORA’s residential homes. We sat down with Shannon and two of her staff to find out more about her and all the awesome things she’s up to!   Shannon attends MORA’s Adult Day Services program. She doesn’t have a paying job, …

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December 10, 2018  //  Christina Calkins

#FacesOfAbilityFriday – Jamie W.

This week on #FacesOfAbilityFriday we’re featuring Jamie W. Jamie lives in one of MORA’s residential homes. Jamie and one of his long-time staff, Brenda, sat down with us to talk about his life and what makes him awesome. Jamie doesn’t go to a formal job, but he does work on different programming at home during …

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December 10, 2018  //  Christina Calkins

Team of the Month – Kings Lane

I have reflected back, on my 4 years working with the Kings Lane home, not only as a supervisor, but also a nurse. There are many moments that immediately flood to my brain, but I am very proud to say that the team members at Kings Lane have been working with each other for over …

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December 7, 2018  //  Christina Calkins

Hopkins book event gives stage to writers with developmental disabilities

Jason Jenkins   Reading included people supported by Wayzata-based Hammer Residences Stepping in from the cold, family and friends gathered Nov. 29 at the Depot Coffeehouse in Hopkins for the latest book event from Cow Tipping Press, a nonprofit organization that exclusively publishes work by writers with developmental disabilities. The event was the culmination of …

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November 30, 2018  //  Christina Calkins

#FacesOfAbilityFriday – Mary W.

This week on #FacesOfAbilityFriday we’re featuring Mary W. Mary lives in one of MORA’s residential homes. We sat down with Mary and one of her staff members to discuss her life and what makes her so awesome. Mary works at MRCI. She does a few different jobs there, including weighing cards, counting cards, and shredding. …

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November 21, 2018  //  Christina Calkins

Team of the Month – Waconia

The Waconia team is a group of cool, under pressure, person centered, fun staff. The house is always doing something to stay busy like Special Olympics, Showstoppers, Glee Club, Yoga, SoFit, church, and being involved with their community. Visiting the library, swimming at the community center, attending the Fire Departments pancake breakfast, Carver County Fair, …

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October 31, 2018  //  Christina Calkins

All Hallows Eve, A MORA Dance Party

Thursday October 25th, the lights went dim, the volume was up and the dancing feet broke loose. It was MORA’s annual Halloween Dance! The gym on our campus was decorated and ready for a scare with the help of wonderful volunteers. It was a spooktacular time enjoyed by all!

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October 19, 2018  //  Christina Calkins

#FacesOfAbilityFriday – Peter S.

This week on #FacesOfAbilityFriday we are also featuring Peter S. Peter lives in one of MORA’s residential homes. We talked with Peter and a few of his staff members to find out what it is that makes him so special. Peter attends the Choice Stars program during the day. He doesn’t do any paid work …

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