More than 30 residents and team members attended the Minnesota State Fair in August. Each day was different depending on what residents wanted to see. Highlights include walking through Birth Center, birthplace of 200 calves, lambs, goats and piglets during the fair; watching the daily parade, winning prizes in the midway, enjoying a few rides and sharing Sweet Martha’s cookies.Read More
Three residents, Sean O., Gloria P. and Heather T., earned medals at the Special Olympics bocce state competition held at HealthEast Sports Center in Woodbury. In preparation, all competitors practiced weekly. Hope Residents practices were held at Heritage Park in Belle Plaine.Read More
Hope resident Christina has enjoyed participating in yoga for years. Prior to moving to Hope, she was practicing yoga stretches regularly. Through the Magnifying Abilities program, she was able to pick up her hobby again.
"Yoga allows me to be stronger. It's good for my health, it motivates others to try yoga,” said Christina.
Fishing is something that you just do in Minnesota. The Let’s Go Fishing organization works to make sure everyone is able to spend a day on the lake. The organization works with seniors, veterans, people with disabilities and youth. Hope residents have gone fishing twice this summer and have three more trips planned.Read More
Hope Residence resident Ashlee recently took time to celebrate. Ashlee has graduated from a transitional program through Southwest Metro in Shakopee, Minn. The transition program was designed to help prepare students for future job placement by teaching interview and job skills.Read More