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Winona Daily News  December 01, 2014  • Leah Perri Roderick Baker exemplifies enthusiasm. From planting vegetable gardens in Bolivia to writing a self-help book for young people, whatever project Baker is involved with he does well, with a smile on his face, and with a great story to tell afterward. His passion for helping others, diverse interests and keen desire to learn has made ...

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Winona Daily News  November 24, 2014  • Eunie Alsaker & Jamie Sanders On Nov. 15, we held our first healing grief retreat for area teens. It was a successful and meaningful day. We have many people and organizations to thank, for without their support this day would not have happened. Thank you to the Elizabeth Callender King Foundation grant for funding this pilot retreat. To Live Well ...

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Winona Daily News  November 01, 2014  • Kayla Langmaid Jean Lauer and Bert Mohs both have a heart for listening to stories and encouraging second chances as a way of contributing to the potential of youth through Restorative Justice programs offered in Winona County. The Volunteers of the Month for November are both regular presences with Restorative Justice, which holds offenders ...

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Published in the Winona Daily News October 6, 2014 by Jordan Gerard Dan Krumholz is a familiar volunteer at area Winona events. He volunteers a few times in a month at any event he can find, mostly 5K races, which are his favorite. This summer he chaperoned kids biking to school every Wednesday in May, as part of an initiative by the city of Winona and Live Well Winona to teach kids about ...

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Winona Daily News  September 06, 2014 11:34 am  • Kayla Langmaid Individual runners and 23 groups representing Winona businesses began Live Well Winona’s community challenge series by running through mud pits and army crawling through obstacles at the second annual mud run on Saturday. Deb McClellan, Live Well Winona’s Community Wellness Operations manager, said the mud run is among one of ...

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Published in the Winona Daily News September 01, 2014 by  Kayla Langmaid Kimberly Wicka, a Target senior team leader, has worked with Target employees to accomplish hundreds of volunteer hours this year in the Winona community. As a community captain, Wicka leads Target employees in volunteer trips, which she says try to feature opportunities most people don’t know about. Wicka, a ...

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Published in the Winona Daily News 8/4/14 by Kayla Langmaid A typical college student juggles classes, a job or two, and studying for exams — all while maintaining one’s sanity. But for Caitlin Courtney, 21, a recent Winona State university graduate, her priorities were also volunteering throughout her undergraduate years. Volunteers sacrifice time, but Courtney has never thought of ...

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Published in the Winona Daily News July 28, 2014 by: Marcia Ratliff How do you create a healthier world? That’s the question Esther Dyson, a technology and health investor and founder of Health Initiative Coordinating Council, or HICCup, is asking communities across the U.S. — including Winona. To answer the question she designed a challenge called the Way to Wellville, in which five ...

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Published in the Winona Daily News 07/07/2014 by Leah Perri Winona's Vicki Decker models volunteerism For some, volunteering is a chore — for others it is an obligation. For Vicki Decker, volunteering is a lifestyle. “If there is something in Winona that is good and progressive for the community, you can bet Vicki was involved in it,” said Gary Evans, Winona State University’s interim vice ...

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Published in the Winona Daily News 06/02/2014 by Kayla Langmaid Winonan has traveled the country to provide aid Tom Lee of Winona has witnessed the aftermath of four hurricanes, four floods and two tornadoes -- in just five years. Thankfully, none were local. The June Volunteer of the Month, working in his capacity as an American Red Cross disaster relief volunteer, traveled the country to ...

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