Blue Earth County SHIP

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SHIP story

  • Active recess helps Lake Crystal students get focused and ready to learn
    Through the Active Schools Minnesota initiative, the Minnesota Departments of Health and Education are working with Statewide Health Improvement Partnership grantees to support schools in increasing physical activity opportunities to 60 minutes every day. Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial Elementary School in Lake Crystal partnered with Be Well, the SHIP grantee in Blue Earth County, to make recess more active. Learn more.

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Community Leadership Team

  • Debbie Behnke, Lake Crystal Area Recreation Center
  • Jessica Beyer, Blue Earth County
  • Landon Bode, City of Mankato
  • Laurie Dahl, RN, MPH, Mankato Clinic
  • Susan Gengler, Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial School District
  • Gail Gilman-Waldner, Med, CFCS, Greater Mankato Area United Way
  • Elizabeth Harstad, MSW, LISW, Greater Mankato Area United Way
  • Julie Hawker, VINE Faith in Action
  • Jen Horstmann, Blue Earth County
  • Jake Huebsch, Mankato-North Mankato Area Planning Organization
  • Rachel Jones, U of M Extension SNAP-Ed
  • Kelly Kunkel MS CHES, U of M Extension
  • Sue Larsen, Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota
  • Lori Marti, MSU, Mankato, Student Health Services
  • Sam Parker, Region Nine Development Commission
  • Mark Piepho, Blue Earth County Commissioner
  • Ceceli Polzin, Mankato Clinic
  • Pete Pytlak, Mayo Clinic Health Systems
  • Renita Robinson, CADA, Inc.
  • Kelsey Rounds, MS, RD, LD, Mankato Area Public Schools
  • Dave Schostag, ECHO Food Shelf Board Member
  • Elaine Spain, Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
  • Joe Visker, PhD, CHES, MSU, Mankato Community Health Program
  • Lisa Hoffman Wojcik, MS, Open Door Health Center
  • Ryan Yunkers, EdD, Lake Crystal Area Recreation Center

Updated Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 08:45AM