Press Release

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Dori Decker, UMD Health Services

Cailie Craig, Marketing Intern

For Immediate Release March 2017

8th Annual Northland Community Wellness Day 2017

SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2017 | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
UMD ROMANO GYMNASIUM | 1049 University Drive, Duluth, MN 55812

Duluth, MN – Northland Community Wellness Day (NCWD) is committed to providing a free and inclusive community event that highlights local wellness resources and services through interactive exhibits, workshops, and family friendly activities. The mission of Northland Community Wellness Day is to promote healthy families and communities through education and awareness on health & wellness, public safety, sustainability and financial literacy.

More than 75 wellness-related businesses and organizations will provide exhibits. The event also highlights indoor rock-climbing and slacklining, bounce houses, and games with the UMD athletes. A new highlight this year is that NCWD is the official pick-up site for The Duluth KidsClub Summer Camp Resource Guide.

The event hosts several presentations listed below. For more event details, visit

10:30 -11:00 am MN College Savings Plan, Saving for College
11:15-11:45 am Master Gardeners, Bees, Butterflies & Other Pollinators
12:00-12:30 pm Birch Tree Center, Mental Health Support & Resources
12:45-1:15 pm UMD Police Department, Basic Self Defense Skills
1:30-2:00 pm Duluth Police Department, An update from the Duluth PD Drug Task Force

“Northland Community Wellness Day is about bridging our community together to cultivate wellness in collective ways. A society that works together and grows together is the foundation for a healthy community”, said Cailie Craig, NCWD Marketing Intern.

The event is presented by St. Louis County, UMD Health Services, and the City of Duluth. NCWD is proudly sponsored by: Minnesota College Savings Plan, Wells Fargo, Whole Foods CO-OP, Essentia Health, Duluth Sign, StewartTaylor Printing, Duluth Grill, Duluth News Tribune, Holistic Health & Healing, maurices, Moms & Dads Today, Zeitgeist Center for Arts & Community and St. Luke’s.

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