Nonprofits partner to form Partnership+

April 1, 2019
Nelson Wellness Center and YMCA align wellness programming in Alexandria
Participants enjoying a yoga class at the Alexandria Area YMCA. Contributed photo
Physical exercise provides many health benefits. It’s proven to lower the risk of high blood pressure, diabetes, some ...

Growing stronger, healthier together

February 1, 2017
Nearly every Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning at 9:30 a.m., the Sacred Heart Community Center becomes the gathering place for a group of  8 to 12 women who gather for an hour-long exercise program known as Bone Builders. The regimen ...

Brainerd woman teaches as she trains

May 1, 2013
It’s hard to find Helga Fleischhacker sitting still. She is an avid bike rider. She rides from Brainerd to Merrifield and back every day in the summer months (the round trip is about 14 miles on the nearby Paul Bunyan ...