elk river YMCA
• Mortar blasts set in motion mother’s effort to field a Tough    Mudder team at the ‘Y’   by Jim Boyle Editor The first time Karen Sharpe was challenged to assemble a team from the Elk River YMCA for a Tough Mudder run, she brushed it off as pure craziness. The grueling 10-12 mile o...Read More
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The Elk River YMCA is hosting a cycle event to raise money for YPartners on April 28, which is National Healthy Kids Day. The event, which has been broken into two sessions (8:30 to 10:10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.), is designed to raise funds for scholarships for kids and families as well [....Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor While the first bottles of the new FINNEGANS blonde ale came off the assembly line on Valentine’s Day at Summit Brewery in St. Paul, Jacquie Berglund commented on how there’s a lot of love in her beer. She’s right. FINNEGANS, a non-profit she founded more than 11 years ago,...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate editor One in four Elk River residents is a member of the Elk River YMCA, and about 1,000 people a day use the facility. Those are just a couple of the statistics cited by Molly Hanson in a presentation to the Elk River Economic Development Authority on Monday, Dec. 12. Hans...Read More
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The Elk River YMCA’s food and coat drive will continue through the end of November. The organization is accepting donations of both canned goods and winter coats. They will be distributed to people in need within Elk River and the surrounding areas. Donations can be placed in the marked bins by th...Read More
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On April 17, Molly Hanson accepted the position of executive director at the Elk River branch within the YMCA of Metropolitan Minneapolis. Hanson is a graduate of State Cloud State University. She started at the YMCA as a program director supervising aquatics in 2000 and has been promoted several ti...Read More
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