Health & Wellness

A healthy well-groomed dog is a happy dog.

Eighteen years ago, Snickers chose the Paul family before they could pick him, when he waddled over to them out of a litter of Lhasa-Apso, Bichon Frise mix puppies. “Immediately, I knew he was the one for our family,” says Chris Paul.

Jason De Rusha emceed the 2016 District #279 Gala Foundation Fundraiser to raise money for educational projects.

Eleven years ago, Maple Grove Parks and Recreation youth outreach coordinator Tanya Hilger reached out to Jennie Zafft, the marketing manager at the Shoppes at Arbor Lakes, with an idea.

The competition is fierce and if you don’t get ahead of the game, you likely won’t play at all. Over the past 10 to 20 years the mentality around sports competition has shifted.

The Facebook entry begins with a meme that is both humorous and candid, much like Lexi Willey herself, the 17-year-old Maple Grove Senior High School student who posted it. “Keep Calm: It’s Only Cerebral Palsy” is the opening to a few things she’s had on her mind for, well, the past 17 years.

Celebrate the near-end of the work week on Thursdays at Broadway Bar & Pizza and bring your best trivia knowledge to compete for points during Scotty T’s Team Trivia Blast.

Lunchtime isn’t what it used to be. With ongoing concerns about youth obesity and the overall trend in healthy eating, school lunch menus have undergone a massive overhaul.

Chris Spah is always seeking out new spots to take photos. You may remember his photo of West Arbor Lake in the January 2016 issue. Last summer, Spah was able to attend Maple Grove Days for his second year in a row and he definitely plans on attending again this year, too.

Real estate agents who did business with Keller Williams received some appreciation at the Marriott Northwest in Brooklyn Park. Guest speaker David Arbit gave the keynote and one lucky Realtor won a big trip.