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Communication Associate: Public Relations | Lori Melton | | (218) 726-8830

March 5, 2015

Dori Decker | UMD Health Services | 218-726-7046 |

Sixth Annual Northland Community Wellness Day

UMD Romano Gymnasium 1049 University Drive
Saturday, March 28, 2015 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Duluth, MN — Northland Community Wellness Day (NCWD) is a community-wide event that offers a variety of informative and fun activities based on health and wellness initiatives. All ages are welcome, and receive free admission and parking. Event topics include health and wellness, public safety, environmental awareness, financial literacy and more. The sixth annual event will be held Saturday, March 28, 2015, in the University of Minnesota Duluth’s (UMD) Romano Gym from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

More than 60 wellness-related businesses and organizations will be present, along with several presentations listed below.

10:30 a.m.
Yoga North, Seated Breathing & Relaxation Session
11:00 a.m.
Master Gardeners, Planting for Pollinators
11:30 a.m.
WLSSD, Composting
12:00 p.m.
Duluth Grill, Cooking on the Wild Side
12:30 p.m.
Duluth Police Department, K-9 Unit Demonstration
1:00 p.m.
Duluth Fire Department, Fire and Carbon Monoxide Safety
1:30 p.m.
Community Action Duluth, Understanding Our Health Numbers

“Northland Community Wellness Day is a collaborative effort that aims to promote healthy families and communities through education and awareness,” said Michelle Russell NCWD Co-Chair. “This exciting event engages the whole community in a conspiracy of wellness.”

The day also includes a guided hike through Bagley Park and an opportunity to meet local, elected public officials. For more event details, visit

Event presented by St. Louis County, UMD Health Services, and the City of Duluth. NCWD is proudly sponsored by: Minnesota Power, Wells Fargo, Whole Foods Co-op, Essentia Health, Duluth Sign, Duluth Grill, Duluth News Tribune, Holistic Health and Healing, Moms & Dads Today, and KBJR Northland News Center.

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