Eui Young Lee previously coached the U.S. and Great Britain Olympic taekwondo teams. Now, he's taken his skill, ability and heart to Haiti to help develop their Olympic squad.
Health and wellness
The Firefly Sisterhood is a is a statewide, nonprofit organization that fosters connections between women (and men) who’ve been recently diagnosed with breast cancer and breast cancer survivors.
Despite the holidays appearing long in the distance of life's rearview mirror, winter still has the state in its icy clutches. With warm weather sometimes seeming like a distant memory, most Minnesotans don’t let the snow and cold slow them down, simply choosing to adapt their way of life around the arctic air.
While keeping fit in the cold conditions may seem a bit intimidating, experts say otherwise, noting that a few minor changes are all one needs in order to hit the snowy trails. Even as the weather begins to warm, extra precautions remain in order.
Scott O’Leary isn’t your typical athlete. His desire and drive for physical fitness didn’t take shape until shortly before his 50th birthday. Prior to that, he had taken a 30+ year hiatus after deciding to discontinue running during his junior year in high school—his friend and running partner at the time had lost his leg to cancer.
Residents and people from the community rode NuSteps from sun up to sundown to honor those impacted by this disease.
At Pearle Vision in Maple Grove, work is a family affair. Jim Hawley serves as CEO while his wife, Donna, is co-owner, works on marketing and manages their giving program. She reports to their daughter Brooke Hawley Edwards, the GM and another co-owner of the store. Finally, their younger daughter, Kea Hawley Bull also reports to Brooke, serving as marketing/advertising manager.