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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

FD in the News

Your monthly roundup of regional media coverage of the work Family Development staff members are doing.

SNAP-Ed educator makes “Top 20 Under 40” list

The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals and Echo Press announced “20 under 40” honorees on Friday, April 22, one of whom was SNAP-Ed Educator Maggie Yutrzenka.

Organizers hope to grow Wadena Community Garden

SNAP-Ed Educator Marilyn Hofland has run the Perham Community Garden for 20 years and discovered the Wadena Community Garden by accident. "It's a perfect fit with my program, giving access to healthy food and a great physical activity to those who either lack the skills, tools and land or finances to start a garden themselves," she said.

Review insurance policies before severe weather

The Commerce Department teamed up with Family Development to create a Financial Recovery After Disaster Video series. These brief videos, along with supporting materials, offer comprehensive guidance on how to survive and manage the financial impact when disaster strikes.

Was your work highlighted in April by local media or were you quoted in story? Contact Michael Brott to share the news.

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