Posts Tagged ‘Effort Review’

The Movement Develops and Grows!

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

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Mower Refreshed (MR) is continuing to experience exciting growth and increased engagement. The idea of creating environments that foster well-being, making healthier choices easier and more assessable is slowly, and with steady movement, having impact due to volunteers and partners like you!

Here are some key developmental growth points that have occurred in the past two months that are important for you, our partners to know and celebrate!


Changing our Environment | 2014 Action Goals for Mower Refreshed

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

As a movement we will continue to grow out of strength-based, solution-focused wellness approaches, rather than disease/problem focused. This unique and at times challenging focus is forging a culture shift that we have the opportunity to expand as we foster partnerships and collaborations with county- wide groups to improve the health of Mower County. This approach, though slow, will more likely lead to long term changes for individuals and communities.


Wellness Summit 2013 Challenges

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

DSCF4873Targeting The Challenges to Surface Solutions

Here are the challenges the teams shared with summit participants.  At the tables people drilled down by asking “Why” questions to seek out what the root challenge(s) might actually be. This discovery is leading to working on solutions that will actually impact the root challenge.

Healthier Choices:  People regularly choose unhealthy food options at home and away from home.

Mental Fitness:  People of all ages in Mower County are experiencing feelings of stress, anxiety, isolation, hopelessness and depression.

Workforce Wellness:  Communicating wellness information to employees effectively.

Feedback that Fuels Action

Friday, January 11th, 2013

The 3rd Annual Wellness Summit provided an environment that fostered energy and encouragement as the past year was reviewed, current efforts were featured and feedback was shared to direct the steps of this unique citizen-driven movement that seeks to make healthier choices easier for us all.

Over eighty citizens gathered Friday, October 5th at the Hormel Historical Home, representing county-wide businesses, schools, service organization, faith communities and citizens, all committed to exploring sensible ways to improve the health of Mower County.