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Tablescapes 2019

February 12, 2019

A Theme Table Dinner Event will be held on Thursday, April 25th, 2019, at the Wild Rose Casino Ballroom from 5:30-8:00 pm. This is Horizons Unlimited 9th Annual Theme Table Dinner Event Fundraiser to…
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The One Gift Program

March 14, 2019

The One Gift Program gives the State of Iowa employees the opportunity to contribute to participating charitable agencies through payroll deduction. Over 400 charitable agencies offer much needed assistance to Iowans throughout the state by providing a variety of services. When you contribute to…
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Horizons Unlimited is 3rd in the Nation to offer the NADSP E-Badge Academy

March 7, 2019

Horizons Unlimited is continuing its commitment to their Direct Support Professionals in providing the NADSP E-Badge Academy. The National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) has launched the NADSP E-Badge Academy, which offers Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) the ability to earn…
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Community Life Engagement

March 5, 2019

Community Life Engagement Director Kristen Elbert visited with the members about the important responsibilities that the police officersd have and that their responsibilities go above and beyond just catching the bad guys, and they deserve a lot of thanks for all of their work during the winter…
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Joe Veltri Receives Volunteer Award

February 25, 2019

Congratulations to Joe Veltri, Job Development Director on receiving the 5 under 40 Volunteer Award at the Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet held on February 18, 2019. Joe was one of 5 that were awarded this award for persons in the community who volunteer and devote their time and energy for…
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Super Pancake Breakfast

February 12, 2019

Thank you to all who came and supported our Super Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at the VFW, and making it a success! Thank you Kiwanis for serving the delicious meal, the Iowa Lakes Community College Swim Team and Coach Todd Peters and the Horizons Unlimited employees and members…
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Horizons Unlimited Supports Employees through NADSP Membership

January 7, 2019

Horizons Unlimited is demonstrating its commitment to Direct Support Professionals (DSP's) and other employees by becoming a member of the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP). Membership through NADSP means that Horizons Unlimited is making an investment in staff development…
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Retirement Party for Evelyn Schneider

January 2, 2019

A retirement party was held on Friday, December 28, 2018, for Evelyn Schneider who retired as the Human Resource Specialist/Administrative Assistant. Evelyn worked for Horizons Unlimited for 12 1/2 years. Horizons Unlimited hosted a party for Evelyn, and the staff and members stopped in to wish her…
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Members Christmas Party 2018

December 26, 2018

The members enjoyed a Christmas Party held at the Parish Center on Friday, December 21st, 2018. The management team served the members and staff pizza and pop. The members dressed up as the nativity scene and Jack Parish also dressed up as a Santa for the afternoon. The members thought it was extra…
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Ugly Christmas Sweaters

December 18, 2018

Horizons Unlimited employees wore Ugly Christmas Sweaters at the office on Wednesday, December 12th. Pictured here are Evelyn Schneider, HR Specialist, Kristen Elbert, Day Hab Coordinator, Ron Askland, CEO, Lori Morey, Fundraising Specialist, Joe Veltri, Dir. of Job Development, and Carla Firkins,…
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PARC Hall Donation

December 12, 2018

We want to thank PARC Hall from the Palo Alto County Systems in Emmetsburg for donating numerous gifts this holiday season for the Horizons members. We so appreciate our partnership with PARC Hall and the generosity they continuosly show us. Thank you again for your
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The Gift of Giving

December 5, 2018

Christmas time is a time for giving to those in need. Please keep Horizons Unlimited in mind during this holiday season by donating to Horizons Unlimited. Horizons Unlimited provides opportunities for adults with disabilities to develop their full potential in a positive atmosphere. There are…
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Happy Thanksgiving

November 21, 2018

On November 21st, staff and members enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving meal prepared by Tanna Kampen from Kampens Catering. Judy Gralapp and Ciara Bennum helped serve the meal that was prepared along with CEO Ron Askland. Both members and staff enjoyed this special day
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