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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.


Open house planned at new Caledonia TRC

The public is invited to join the festivities when ABLE, Inc. celebrates the opening of its new Teaching and Recreation Center in Caledonia with an open house on Sunday, Sept. 25.

The event will be from 1 to 4 p.m. at the TRC, located at 1004 Loeffler Avenue, near Caledonia High School. There will be a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1 p.m., followed by tours of the new facility, food, games and more.

The open house also is a belated celebration of ABLE’s 35th anniversary, which was in 2015.

Construction was completed this summer on the new facility, which is a place where people supported by ABLE, Inc. can learn skills to live more independently, take part in recreation programs and exercise. The building also houses ABLE’s Caledonia offices.

For more, click here.


Foundation golf tournament crowns champions

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

Champions were crowned in three flights:

Championship Flight: 1. Ma Cal Grove team; 2. Miken Sports team; 3. Bank of the West team

First Flight: 1. Winona Controls team; 2. Glen Laumb team; 3. Emily Welscher team.

Second Flight: 1. Good Times team; 2. Schmitz Refrigeration team; 3. Dave Eisberner team.

Thanks to all the business and hole sponsors, hole prize donors, steak dinner donors and everyone who came out to support this important fundraiser.


Employment opportunities at ABLE (updated August 24)

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.


Summer newsletter now available for download

Catch up on all the latest news from ABLE, Inc., by downloading the Summer 2016 newsletter, now available by clicking 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