Bloomington, Edina, Richfield SHIP

SHIP stories:

Making healthy living easier where you live, work and play

Take a look at what's happening with Bloomington, Edina and Richfield SHIP.


SHIP helps boost learning in two elementary schools: This is a two-part video series highlighting the ways Oak Grove and Westwood Elementary Schools are working with SHIP to improve student health and academic success.

    • In part one, Oak Grove Principal Yu discusses the importance of adding classroom physical activity.
    • In part two, Westwood Principal Hartwigsen discusses the impact of children’s learning experiences with food.

SHIP Coordinator

Ruth Tripp

Community Leadership Team

  • Bloomington

    >Colleen Brickle, Normandale Community College
    Nathan Rust, VEAP
    Dr. Chuck Sawyer, Northwestern Health Sciences University
    Jim Urie, Bloomington Center for the Arts
    Dinna Wade-Ardley, Bloomington Public Schools
    Karen Zeleznak, Bloomington Public Health
    Donna Zimmerman, HealthPartners

  • Edina

    Kristin Aarsvold, Edina Park & Recreation Department
    Katherine Bass, Cross Blue Shield
    Valerie Burke, Edina Public Schools
    Sherry Engelman, Edina Community Health

  • Richfield

    Betsy Osborn, Richfield Community Health
    Jeff Pearson, Richfield Public Works/Traffic
    Rosa Rubio, Richfield Public Schools
    Michael Schwartz, Richfield Public Schools
    Jim Topitzhofer, Richfield Recreation Services
    Jennifer Turrentine, Richfield Advisory Board of Health

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Updated Monday, 24-Feb-2014 16:00:42 CST