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Monday, March 25, 2013

Dakota County, Hastings programs planning healthy initiative kick-off event

Two wellness initiatives are teaming up this spring to improve health in Hastings and Dakota County. A kick-off event will launch the 2013 Dakota County Simple Steps walking program and A Healthier Hastings 4 All (AH-HA).
 
What:             Kick-off event for Simple Steps and A Healthier Hastings 4 All. The event will feature a 15-minute walk around the Regina campus, refreshments and a drawing for Twins tickets and health-related items.
 
Who:               Dr. Peter Schill, Regina Medical Center
                        Barb Hollenbeck, acting mayor, Hastings
                        Marshall O'Brien, celebrity chef, Fox9 TV
                        Lisa Damon, program manager and ambassador, A Healthier Hastings 4 All
                        Mary Montagne, health promotion supervisor, Dakota County Public Health Department
 
When:             11 a.m.–noon Monday, April 1
 
Where:           Chapel Lobby, Regina Medical Center, 1175 Nininger Road, Hastings
 
Why:               To improve the health of area residents by promoting nutritious foods and physical activity through programs like A Healthier Hastings 4 All and Dakota County's Simple Steps.
 
For more information, contact Mary Montagne at 651-554-6119 or Lisa Damon at 651-480-6630.

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