Heart of New Ulm News

April Honu Worksite Event

Worksite Wellness: Vision Health, Ergonomics and Promoting an Active Workday

March 6, 2023

Thursday, April 13, 2023 from 11:30 to 1 p.m. Turner Hall, 102 S. State St. Limited lunch menu will be available Register by April 10 at https://tinyurl.com/AprilWorksite or RSVP by April 10 to [email protected] Improving the health and well-being of your employees can enhance their performance at work. Join us to learn helpful information on […]

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Jan. 12 Worksite Wellness Training:  Culturally responsive and responsible: Leading with cultural agility

December 15, 2022

Thursday, Jan. 12, 202311:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Register by Jan. 9 at https://tinyurl.com/Jan12worksite or RSVP by Jan. 9 to [email protected]. Zoom link will be sent after registration. One need not travel outside of MN to encounter cultures from all around the world. How do we ensure respect and understanding of multiple cultures as we […]

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November Update: New Ulm Active Transportation Action Plan

December 2, 2022

The City of New Ulm is working to create a citywide Active Transportation Action Plan. It’ll help make the city better for people walking, bicycling, and using other human-powered ways of getting around as part of everyday life and for recreation. Read the latest update on the planning process here. Read the background here.

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Register for Holiday Trimmings 2022 by Nov. 23

November 9, 2022

This holiday season, register for our FREE Holiday Trimmings program to improve your well-being and avoid gaining those extra holiday pounds! Holiday Trimmings is a five-week program designed to help you achieve better health and a stronger sense of well-being. You’ll learn fast, effective strategies to improve your well-being during the busy holiday season and […]

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Active Transportation Planning in New Ulm Gets Boost from MnDOT Award

October 24, 2022

Nearly a decade ago, the Heart of New Ulm invited representatives from the Walkable and Livable Communities Institute to tour New Ulm and develop key recommendations for helping make our community safer and friendlier for walking and bicycling. Since that time, New Ulm’s Coalition for Active Safe and Healthy Streets (CASHS) and the Safe Routes […]

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Keeping Kids Drug Free is Focus of Red Ribbon Week Oct. 23-31

October 14, 2022

The Heart of New Ulm’s Brown County Chemical Health Action Team invites everyone in the Brown County area to celebrate Red Ribbon Week from Oct. 23-31, 2022, and is sponsoring an essay contest and a coloring contest, both open to all Brown County residents. Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug-use prevention campaign […]

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Join Us for Walk to School Day!

October 6, 2022

Students from New Ulm Middle School, Jefferson Elementary, St. Paul Elementary and St. Anthony Elementary are invited to walk to school along with parents, teachers and community leaders in a “Walking School Bus.” This is a great opportunity to experience the benefits of walking to school if your children are usually dropped off in front […]

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Join Us for the Oct. 13 Worksite Wellness Training: Ask a Question, Save a Life!

September 6, 2022

Join us for our October Worksite Wellness Training and Networking event, which will teach you the QPR technique — Question, Persuade and Refer — the three simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Turner Hall, 102 S. State St. […]

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Volunteers Needed for “Paint the Pavement” Event

August 16, 2022

The Heart of New Ulm’s Safe Routes to School Action Team is inviting everyone to help bring New Ulm’s new Traffic Safety Playground to life at a Paint the Pavement event. A traffic playground is a mini-street painted play space that provides children and families a fun space to practice safe walking, bicycling and scooting […]

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Upcoming Training on Trauma and Resilience Basics

August 11, 2022

The Brown County Mental Health and Wellness Action Team is hosting an upcoming training, “Surviving and Thriving: Trauma and Resilience Basics,” that is open to everyone in the community. The training will be held Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Sleepy Eye Event Center, 110 12th Ave NE in Sleepy Eye. There […]

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