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Ability Bash 2017

You're invited to MDI's Ability Bash, a party with a purpose! Join us at the magnificent Solar Arts Building in Northeast Minneapolis. Enjoy the killer cuisine of Chowgirls, a full bar, music by Jason Weismann, games, a vacation raffle, and live auction.  

Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Venue: Solar Arts by Chowgirls, 711 15th Ave NE, Mpls...

MOHR Honors Direct Support Professionals

Each year MOHR (Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation) honors Direct Support Professionals from across Minnesota for their exceptional, dedicated and caring service for people with disabilities. Individuals were nominated by their organization that represents the state’s non-profit providers of training and employment services. 

This year MDI nominated two people...

Inspiring America: To Honor His Father, Man Sews Flags For Military Caskets | NBC Nightly News

Aaron Alexander sews the stars and stripes onto American flags for a living, as he advocates for those with learning disabilities, like himself, to find employment. Watch his personal and touching story - https://youtu.be/iZr3C9juggQ.

Source: [NBC News]. (2017, June 17). Inspiring America: To Honor His Father, Man Sews Flags For Military Caskets on Nightly News....