A brief history… Mayo Clinic Health System Austin was approached about the idea of community engagement and learning how citizens might approach improving health intheir communities, families and for themselves.
Research that makes sense for Mower County • Anthropologists: Center for Innovation, Mayo Clinic • Community Needs Assessment: United Way of Mower County • Mower County Public Health • Citizen Feedback: On-going Input | Annual Wellness Summits
Two overall discoveries… “I want to live a long and healthy life so that I can take care of myself and do what I need to every day without constraints because ________ count(s) on me.”
Life transitions offer unique opportunity to reflect and then redirect.
It’s a movement that… Supports and ignites efforts that make the healthy choice an easier choice for all citizens in our county.
Builds collaborations throughout the county surrounding wellness.
Serves as a connecting pointin Mower County for programs, efforts, businesses and organizations that promote making healthy choices easier.
Encourages a shift in culture to focus on wellness in our county. Health not just healthcare.
Mower Refreshed… looks to see what our citizens and organizations are already doing that works and builds upon those programs. Sprouts | Get Fit Be Fit | H.O.L.D | Food Shelves| Exercise Groups | Nature Center |Schools | Faith Communities | Chamber | YMCA | Bruins Healthy Habits | United Way 2-1-1 | Farmer Markets | Shooting Star Trail | Public Health | MCHS Austin
Mower Refreshed… supports, promotes and grows citizen-inspired ideas: WELLNESS PROFILE: Fit for You! Refreshed Monthly Wellness Tips Re·Freshed Business of the Year Award
We continue to expand and learn… • Over 200 individuals throughout the county are engaged in Mower Refreshed. • 100 plus organizations are actively collaborating and sharing energy and resources. • On-going citizen feedback fuels our direction and efforts.
Get Connected Email: connect@MowerRefreshed.org Web: www.MowerRefreshed.org Phone: 507.434.1039 | YouTube |Twitter Sponsor Workshops/Speakers Refreshed Newsletter (monthly)
Mower Refreshed and our partners are committed tocreating a culture that makes the healthy choice an easier choice for all citizens in Mower County.