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“ABLE, Inc.—TRULY ‘A Brighter Living Experience’ for people with developmental disabilities!”


Welcome to ABLE, Inc.!  We’re glad you stopped by.  Check back often for updates on ABLE events, fundraisers, newsletters, and the monthly posting of our Lucky Day Calendar Winners!


ABLE, Inc., is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation established in 1979 as residential care provider for people with developmental disabilities and related brain injuries in Houston County, Minnesota.

Read more about ABLE, Inc. here.


Foundation golf tournament slated June 25

golf ballThe ABLE Foundation’s 24th annual Golf Tournament and Steak Dinner will be held Saturday, June 25, at Ma Cal Grove Country Club in Caledonia.

The tournament has been expanded to 18 holes this year and features a 4-person best-shot format. Registration begins at 10 a.m., with an 11 a.m. shotgun start planned.

Cost is $75 per golfer, which includes golf and a cart, lunch, a steak dinner and other prizes.

For more information or to download an entry form, click here.


Employment opportunities at ABLE (updated April 21)

Join the ABLE, Inc. team! ABLE has openings for two part-time cooks in La Crescent.

Also, ABLE has part- and full-time positions available in Caledonia, Spring Grove, Houston and La Crescent. The openings include Direct Support Professionals as well as Awake Overnight positions. Starting wage is $10.45 an hour with an opportunity for an increase of up to 36 cents an hour at six months after meeting training and other requirements. Overnight Awake positions pay an extra $1.25-an-hour awake overnight bonus on top of the regular wage. All advertised positions pay an extra $1-an-hour weekend bonus.

For information about any of the positions listed above, click here.


Fun Night a big success

Thanks to all the businesses and individuals that supported the 21st annual ABLE Foundation Fun Night, held March 12 at the La Crescent Snowmobile Club.

diceIt was a night of food, fun and games, with all proceeds going to support the ABLE Foundation.

Top winner in the cash drawing was Tom Ingvalson of La Crescent, who won $1,000. Melissa Williams won $500, and Kathy Duerwachter won $300. Other winners were Moriah Cody, Bruce Kaiser, Cal Mitchell, Steve Mau, Carol Kasten, Ruth Berns, Sandy Peterson, Susie Baumgartner, Dick Stokke, Len Wieser, Dave Ebner, Ben and Emily Wieser, Joe Thesing, Dawn and Jerry Steffes, Greg and Tammy Hanno, Clark Berg and Mary Reisbig.

Again, thanks to all the businesses who supported the event through donations, and thanks to the volunteers who helped make the evening a success. For a listing of those businesses and individuals the ABLE Foundation would like to thank, click here.


Support ABLE Foundation by buying Kwik Trip cards

You can support the ABLE Foundation and its mission every time you fill your vehicle with gasoline, just by purchasing Kwik Trip Gift Cards through the ABLE Foundation-Kwik Trip Scrip Gift Card Program.

You buy the gift cards, which are available at ABLE in $5, $10, $20 and $25 denominations, at face value, and a portion of your purchase remains with the ABLE Foundation.

Scrip Gift Cards can be used at the Kwik Trip pumps or for any in-store purchase, excluding money orders. There is no minimum purchase required.

To purchase Kwik Trip Scrip Gift Cards, contact Bruce Kaiser in the Business Office at (507) 895-8111, ext 1105 or email


Winter newsletter now available for download

Catch up on all the latest news from ABLE, Inc., by downloading the December 2015 newsletter, now available by clicking here.