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Marna Canterbury (right), community health and wellness director for the Lakeview Foundation, which created and sponsors the PowerUp movement, talks after the event with Jill Lindell (left) and Mary Oswald (center) about the movement and children's health and nutrition in early childhood education. Oswald, of Oak Park Heights, Minn., works for Warm World Child Development Care Center (Oak Park Heights) and Lindell, New Richmond, works for Head Start (New Richmond).

Lakeview Health Powers Up the valley

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The PowerUp kickoff event at Somerset High School on Aug. 23 was a good start to the movement, said Rick Robbins, marketing director for Lakeview Health System, which put on the event. Robbins said he was pleased with the turnout, and while the PowerUp initiative is focused in the Stillwater, Minn. and Somerset School District, the movement is not exclusive to those two locations.


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Gretta Stark
Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.
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