December 2, 2016
Sarah Johnson, Mental Health Director, YMCA spoke about her work and the Y’s teen center. The center and her work exists for teens’ enjoyment and to give them a safe place to become good citizens. The program is for 8th-12th graders from any place in the area.
December 9, 2016
Denise Malone, YMCA, directs the Livestrong Program. This is a 12-week small group fitness program for adult cancer survivors who have become de-conditioned or chronically fatigued from their treatment and/or disease.
December 16, 2016
Martina Mellang, Community and Prevention Program Director at the La Crosse Area YMCA. The program is aimed at people diagnosed with pre-diabetes. It’s a year-long program of 25 session led by a trained lifestyle coach. The goals are to increase physical activity and lose 7% of a person’s weight.
December 23, 2016
Tom Bjerke entertained us with his classification talk. He works for Thrivent Financial with his office in Caledonia. Raised in Spring Grove, he now lives in Brownsville.