Friday, May 17, 2013
The new 24-7 fitness club opened to the public May 10.
Those hoping for a fitness option on the east side of town got their wish last Friday. Anytime Fitness opened at Cedar Point Commons May 10, between Target and Home Depot at 6401 Richfield Pkwy. Club owner Cliff Gray, said the opening went well and he's received positive responses from the community. "We are different because, though we have full exercise facilities, we are small and therefore much more personal than a large gym can be," Gray told Patch. For those not familiar with the Anytime Fitness brand, members can use the facility 24 hours a day, seven days a week. However, the club is staffed for prospective members from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Appointments are also available. "We …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Mayors of Bloomington, Edina and Richfield encourage participation and host special activities for residents.
Editor's Note: The following is a do.town press release. During the past 16 months, the do.town cities of Bloomington, Edina and Richfield have been taking steps to make their communities healthier places to live, work and play. Now, do.town is inviting residents to help grow and continue this important movement. Launched today, Invitation to do. encourages individuals to make a public commitment to improve health where it starts – in their homes and communities. Bloomington, Edina and Richfield residents should visit do-town.org/commitments to register. They’ll find a list of ideas – such as shopping regularly at local farmers markets, walking more frequently in their neighborhood or becoming a community advocate – or they can create …
Monday, January 21, 2013
While fans watch the Richfield boys basketball team take on Hill Murray, they can also munch on healthier concession options.
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Local bloggers share their tips and expertise with Patch readers.
Now that January is in full swing, Richfield Patch bloggers are continuing to share their expertise, opinions and tips in a variety of topic areas. Start your own Richfield Patch blog here. Here's a look at some recent posts: Tom Sommers Recent Posts: Blogger: ShopPerk Recent Posts: Blogger: Pastor Durk Peterson Recent Posts: Interested in starting your own blog on Patch? Get started here! Follow Richfield Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Research shows good nutrition and exercise can help prevent breast cancer. Here are some resources around Richfield to help you stay healthy.
You might be able to find help fighting breast cancer and other types of cancers at your local grocery store and fitness centers, according to the research findings of Dr. Marian Neuhouser, Ph.D, RD. Dr. Neuhouser is a nutritional epidemiologist with a background in nutritional sciences. She is an investigator at Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Her research is focused on lifestyle factors such as nutrition and physical activity. Some factors may prevent breast and prostate cancer and improve survivorship in those diagnosed with cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year, more than 200,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 American women will die …
Sunday, October 7, 2012
The Richfield Community Center is hosting the discussion on Oct. 10.
Editor's Note: The following information was taken from a Richfield Community Center press release. The Richfield Community Center is sponsoring a discussion on Natural Health & Healing Essential Oils from 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10. Learn what medical grade essential oils are, why they're effective and how to use them. The cost is $3 and registration is necessary. To register, call 612-861-9385. For more information, call 612-861-9363. Follow Richfield Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Sunday, September 23, 2012
A Richfield family takes part in a U of M program that teaches families to cook healthy meals and find time to eat together.
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Sunday, September 23, 2012
Monday, September 3, 2012
Volunteers for two different shifts on Sept. 16 are still needed. Get all the details here.
Friday, August 10, 2012
The community event is Sept. 16.
Follow Richfield Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter Editor's Note: The following is a Penn Central of Richfield press release. Community groups are being invited to participate in one of the biggest neighborhood events of the year, Open Streets at Penn Fest. The event is an evolved Penn Fest celebration on a larger, grander scale. From noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, Penn Avenue from 63rd Street to 76th Street will be closed to vehicular traffic to make way for a variety of activities including music, dance, sports, crafts, kids games, and much more. Groups are encouraged to register now to reserve a section of street for their activity. It is preferred that groups make activities open to …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
The nominations are in! Now it's time for you to cast your vote!