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Participate in Healthy Eats New Ulm This Fall!

August 30, 2023

Healthy Eats New Ulm is here! Throughout September and October, the Heart of New Ulm’s Food Environment Action Team is encouraging everyone in our community to visit our wonderful local restaurants and try some great-tasting, healthier-for-you dishes. Just for doing so, you could win a gift card to a participating restaurant or Chamber dollars! Here […]

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Power of Produce Days Set for August at New Ulm and Springfield Farmers Markets

August 3, 2023

The Heart of New Ulm’s Food Environment Action Team is once again hosting Power of Produce Days at both the KNUJ Farmers Market in New Ulm and the Springfield Riverside Farmers Market held at Riverside Park. This year, in New Ulm, there will be one event day designed for youth ages 4-12, and one event […]

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Heart of New Ulm 2022 Highlights

June 30, 2023

Working off our three-year action plan for 2020-22, the Heart of New Ulm (HONU) in 2022 continued its focus on four key areas: 1) healthy lifestyles, 2) mental health, 3) addiction and risky use of substances, and 4) health equity. Thank you to the many community volunteers who served on the HONU leadership and action […]

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October Worksite Wellness Event: Sustainable Self-care Habits for Daily Living

June 28, 2023

Thursday, October 12, 202311:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.New Ulm Country Club, 1 Golf DriveLunch: Order from the menu at your own expense Register by October 9 at or RSVP by October 9 to [email protected] Reducing stress in the workplace can help employees be more productive, reduce employee turnover, and more. This presentation will share […]

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Join Us for a Community Ed Workshop: Meal Prep That Fits Your Budget

June 5, 2023

This workshop will provide tips and tools for healthy menu planning on a budget. This one-session workshop will combine education, locally grown produce and some fun in the kitchen! Available Workshop Dates: (choose one session only)Tuesday, July 18, 2023 from 4:30–6 p.m.Wednesday, July 19, 2023 from 1–2:30 p.m. • Attendees will prepare a three-course meal […]

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8th Annual Poker Walk Starts Friday June 2

May 23, 2023

The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce and Wealth Management Solutions – Ameriprise Financial, with promotional support from the Heart of New Ulm, invite everyone in New Ulm to participate in the 8th Annual Poker Walk in June to promote financial and physical wellness. Here’s how it works: For the weekly maps, watch the New […]

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Community Encouraged to Participate in Kindness in Chalk May 1-7

April 17, 2023

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the Brown County Mental Health and Wellness Action Team invites everyone in the communities of New Ulm, Springfield, Sleepy Eye and Comfrey to participate in a “Kindness in Chalk” activity during the week of May 1-7. The goal of Kindness in Chalk is to cover the sidewalks in […]

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Safety Demonstration Project Coming to 1st North St. and Garden St. Intersection Starting May 1

April 7, 2023

The Heart of New Ulm’s Coalition for Active Safe and Healthy Streets, in partnership with the City of New Ulm, is planning on conducting a summer-long demonstration project at the intersection of 1st North St. and Garden St. Here’s what you need to know: What: Temporary curb extensions, or “bump outs,” will be set up […]

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 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 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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