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Tracking Running Wolf

By Connie Norman As the manager of Running Wolf Fitness Center, I must say that I am not sure that Running Wolf Fitness Center will be open after the end of August. Come what may, I’m reminded about the many generous and positive people we have here volunteering at Running Wolf. As I thought about it, I realized that there have been many [...]

BYI Members “On the Move and in the Groove”

BYI Members “On the Move and in the Groove”

Back Yard Initiative members helped to launch the first hour of the 3rd Annual Midtown Global Market Music Festival on the indoor stage. Left photo: Brother Mao and Amged Yusef of Nomadic Expressions started it off with drumming and spoken word. Right photo: Berniece Ariaas, members of Out in the Back Yard, and Allina Health staff led the crowd in [...]

Phillips Neighborhood Clinic Becomes a CHAT

Phillips Neighborhood Clinic Becomes a CHAT

By Joy Hwang PNC is a free clinic operated by students from the University of Minnesota Medical School. PNC has become one of the Citizen Health Action Teams within BYI. The clinic is open from 6PM-9PM on Mondays and Wednesdays. Patients get free basic healthcare services for free at our normal operating hours. For more information, [...]

Tracking Running Wolf Sacrificed for Safety, Loosing Pounds and Gaining New Life! – a Story of Survival

By Connie Norman Hello from Running Wolf Fitness Center. We are so grateful to the Alley Newspaper that we are able to share our success stories of Running Wolf Fitness Center clients with all of you. I hope you find it motivating so you, too, can make time to exercise and take care of your health! I am excited to share our next success [...]

Somalia’s 53rd Year of Independence Celebration on Lake Street

Somalia’s 53rd Year of Independence Celebration on Lake Street

Somalia’s 53rd Year of Independence, July 1st, 2013, was celebrated by a mix of hundreds of people on Sunday June 30th recognizing the political and cultural significance while enjoying great weather on the closed-off portion of Lake Street between Blaisdell and Pleasant Avenues. Many BYI members took part and some were organizers of the [...]

There Is TRUTH TO TELL ON KFAI About the Backyard Initiative

There Is TRUTH TO TELL ON KFAI About the Backyard Initiative

On Monday, July 8, from 9 to 10 am, tune into the TruthToTell radio show moderated by Andy Driscoll, KFAI, 90.3 FM, Minneapolis and 106.7 FM, St. Paul. Three CHATs (Community Health Action Teams) from the Backyard Initiative will be there to talk about the work and activities of each of their CHATs, how it fits into the overarching goals and [...]

Midtown Global Music Festival

Midtown Global Music Festival

Learn More About the BACKYARD INITIATIVE, TOO! Sat., July 13, 2 to 8 pm The 3rd Annual Midtown Music Festival will happen at the Midtown Global Market (MGM), 920 East Lake Street, Mpls., featuring wonderful music and activities to celebrate the culture and vitality of surrounding community. Performances will occur inside of the Market and [...]

Running Wolf Fitness Center: A Wellness Dream Betrayed. Will We Save It?

By Robert Albee Quite often, I sit in our conference room overlooking the westside entrance to the Phillips Community Center. There I usually see a stream of people entering the building, standing by the door to Running Wolf Fitness Center waiting to be let inside. Or it’s somebody leaving, having worked on their physical fitness routines. [...]

Success By Leaps and Bounds “Look if I can do it anyone can…”

By Connie Norman Hello from Running Wolf Fitness Center. Wow its June already! I wanted to share another special Running Wolf fitness Center success story with you. This is for all of us who struggle to develop a regular routine of exercise and wellness activities so you can live a healthier life. Late last November Mr. Jackson came into [...]

Backyard Initiative: Communities of Light

Backyard Initiative: Communities of Light

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