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HUDSON -- On Tuesday, June 20 from 5:30–7:30 p.m., HealthPartners Clinic – Hudson will be hosting a Cardiology Meet & Greet open house event featuring several new providers added to the cardiology clinic staff including Andrea Olson, MD; Mary McLaurin, MD and Kimberly Northwick, NP-F. The event will be held in the lobby of the specialty clinic medical office building (adjacent to the hospital). There will be refreshments, appetizers, giveaways and prize drawings. No registration necessary.
Young people are at greater risk for risky behaviors during the summer, when they spend long stretches of time unsupervised. Decades of statistics demonstrate that violence, drinking and drug use rates go up during the warm summer months. The free Get Summer program at Hudson YMCA responds to parents’ worries and young peoples’ by providing a local, flexible alternative for high schoolers in a safe and fun environment.
Seventy-five Willow River Elementary fifth-graders planted pollinator habitat from 9 a.m. to noon May 16 at Willow River State Park Nature Center. Students rotated through several stations learning about pollinators and prairies. Students were able to spread prairie seeds to create pollinator habitat and were assisted by The Prairie Enthusiasts in identifying prairie plants. Funding for the event was provided by a grant from Pheasants Forever. Photos by Missy Sparrow-Lien
Jadon Thompson is 11 years old. He has autism. In order to raise awareness about autism, he wrote a poem called "Fly Away To The Big Blue Sky." According to his mother, Candace Caswell-Thompson, he wrote the poem to help his class understand what it's like to have autism and "how noises hurt his ears." The class and teacher were touched by his words. Fly Away To The Big Blue Sky In a world where your ears never get a break from noise. I wish I could cry out for the noise to go far, far, far away but I can't, nobody can.
Local author Lorin Robinson will meet patrons and sign his new book "Tales from The Warming" 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 24, at Chapter2Books, 226 Locust St.
Hudson Noon Rotary Club honored Erica Monical and George Nuutinen for their outstanding contribution to academics, extra-curricular activities and community service during the May 25 meeting. Erica Monical Erica Monical is the daughter of Paula Monical. She has six siblings: Christopher, 27; Natalie, 25; Michael, 23; Amanda, 21; Nick, 14 and Kelsey, 10.
The annual Yellowstone Trail Heritage Day event is Saturday, June 10, in Hudson.This community celebration of the historic Yellowstone Trail offers family friendly fun for all. The event begins at 9 a.m. with geocaching on the trail. There is a meet and greet at Dick's Bar and Grill followed by a CITO (Cache In - Trash Out) in Hudson parks.
Hudson Daybreak Rotary Club is proud to award the April Students of The Month to Sam Johnson and Mason Hawk for their outstanding contribution to academics, extra-curricular activities and community service. Sam Johnson Sam is the son of Andrew and Julie Johnson. He has three siblings, 15-year-old twins Luke and Kate and 14-year-old sister Grace. He participates in many activities including basketball, football, National Honor Society, Healthcare Academy, Peer to Peer, Youth Action Hudson, and others. He hopes to study biology at Iowa State University.
You're invited to stop by the Hudson Area Public Library for a variety of summer events starting in June! On June 1, award winning Wisconsin author Nickolas Butler will be at the library at 6:30 p.m. to talk about his newest book, "The Hearts of Men." Butler is known to be a thoughtful, interesting and entertaining speaker - not to mention a great writer - so don't miss the chance to meet him and get your book signed!
Five students from Hudson and River Falls received CEO status May 23 upon graduation from the Hudson Area Young Entrepreneurs Academy. After months of hard work, Hudson Area Chamber President Blake Fry awarded the class their diplomas, alongside the program's director, Eric Wenz.