Check out KTTC Coverage of the Opening Ceremony at Peace Plaza for Locks of Compassion here. Also check out the KAAL news coverage here and an interview KAAL did with Mary Alessio here.
There is a drought in East Africa affecting, in particular, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, and Uganda. They are in the early stages of famine. In Somalia there are 6.2 million people in need which is 50% of the population. The last famine in Somalia in 2010-12 led to 260,000 deaths. Overall, 23 million people [...]
Mail day: students, older adults pen pals meet Samantha Stetzer Winona Daily News, June 5, 2017 Karen Giner hugs Washington-Kosciusko student Nadia Peterson on Monday afternoon as the two finally meet after spending the year as pen pals. When Carolyn Lutz would tell her fourth-grade class at Washington-Kosciusko Elementary School it was mail day, she [...]
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Winona Recognized for Innovative and Effective Workplace Practices Receives prestigious When Work Works Award WINONA, MN – Catholic Charities has been honored with a 2017 When Work Works Award for exemplary workplace practices. Bob Tereba, Executive Director, displays When Work Works Award The prestigious When [...]
MONDAY PROFILE: Tony Wolfe Beaten to bone building: local farmer uses lessons from accident to improve lifestyle Samantha Stetzer Daily News May 13, 201 7 As blood soaked his eyes, Tony Wolfe began to crawl the eighth of a mile back to his home, feeling for the edge of a freshly cut grass path. Tony [...]
Winona Community Warming Center Report on the 2016-2017 Season
Faribault Aging Mastery Program Begins May 24,2017 We are pleased to partner with the Faribault Area Senior Center to offer the Aging Mastery Program® in Faribault! The Aging Mastery Program® (AMP) encourages mastery—developing behaviors across many dimensions that will lead to improved health, stronger financial security, and overall well-being. By participating in this program, you will: Make and [...]
Winona County- The Age Well at Home Program; a service of Catholic Charities of Southern MN; is looking for area individuals, groups and organizations to volunteer their time to help the program meet its mission of providing support services to Winona County residents 65 and older to safely sustain their independence in their own [...]
The Winona Community Warming Center closes on a successful first year. See Channel 8 Newscast from Monday, April 3 here.
New Ulm, Living Well With Chronic Conditions – FREE workshop begins March 28, 2017. Registration now open.
DO YOU LIVE WITH ONGOING HEALTH CONCERNS? Free workshop offered in Winona can help! Living Well with Chronic Conditions Chronic diseases such as diabetes, arthritis, heart disease are among the most common of all health problems in the U.S. Having a chronic condition can make life a challenge but you can learn to live [...]