Health & Wellness

Catch the fun this year on January 24.

Friends of North Memorial and Maple Grove Hospitals gathered to show their support and glam it up for an evening, raising $450,000.

There’s only one job description that requires an appetite for unlimited cookies, the agility to slide down a chimney and a special knack for reindeer navigation. The candidate must look good in red, be free of obligations on December 24, and have an affinity for facial hair.

Tina Lawson gave birth to a beautiful 6-pound baby girl in April 2010. During her pregnancy, Lawson managed to gain 60 pounds and tipped the scale at 250 pounds. She attributed it to a combination of poor diet and lack of exercise.

A new dojo has opened in town. Training students as young as 3 years old, Dojo Karate staff stresses self-confidence, respect and discipline while teaching American karate, a westernized version of Korean taekwondo.

Amara’s Acts of Kindness hosted an evening of hope, love and light at their second annual event called “A Night to Shine Bright!”

So you think you can dance? The young women who competed at the Northwest Suburban Conference Dance Tournament in January 2014 showed they have some serious skills. The tournament was held at the Maple Grove High School.

For many years, Yellow Tree Theatre made us laugh during the holidays with its smash hit Miracle on Christmas Lake series.

Teams from Rince Nua Irish Dance Studio in Maple Grove traveled to Ireland this summer to compete in the World Irish Dance Championship, a competition hosted by Cumann Rince Naisiunta—Ireland’s national dance association.

photoS by rich moll
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