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 …
Sunday, January 20, 2013
The annual event will take place Jan. 23.
The Richfield Chamber of Commerce will welcome Mayor Debbie Goettel for the annual State of the City Address Wednesday, Jan. 23 at Richfield City Hall and Municipal Center. Goettel will speak about downtown redevelopment happenings, the city's 2013 budget and what's happening in the upcoming year. Chamber members and guests are invited to attend the monthly member lunch meeting beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Bartholomew Room; registration is required. Following the luncheon, the address will take place at 12:30 p.m. in the council chambers; no registration required and open to the public. Register for the luncheon at richfieldchambercvb.org. Editor's Note: the date of the event was corrected. Do you know of an uncoming event in Richfield? …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
... with a little hand and feet pampering.
Whether they admit it or not, most men like to be pampered now and then. The Richfield Foundation along with Mayor Debbie Goettel are offering a chance for guys to get a little tender loving care—for their hands and feet. From 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, local men can participate in "Guys Night Out at the Spa" at Red Nails, 716 W. 66th St. in Richfield. The cost is $50 for a pedicure and $30 for a manicure. Half of the cost is tax deductible, as it will go to the Richfield Foundation. Drinks and snacks will be provided. Twenty spots are available and can be reserved by emailing Goettel at email@example.com. The flier for the event is attached to this article as a PDF. Follow Richfield Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign …
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
The Richfield City Council met for its regular meeting Monday night.
Having to move its regular meeting Tuesday meeting up a day due to Minnesota Primaries, the Richfield City Council had a hefty agenda Monday night. On the agenda was a garbage storage ordinance, a conditional use permit for a full-service restaurant on 64th Street and Lyndale Avenue and what proved to be a heated public hearing debate on whether the city should approve an agreement with Comcast for it Public Access channels. To watch the meeting, click the "play" button on the video above.
Thursday, July 12, 2012
The council met for its regular meeting Tuesday.
If you missed the Richfield City Council meeting Tuesday night, we have it in its entirety for you to watch! Just click the "play" button above.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Richfield Mayor Debbie Goettel joins Blue Cross Blue Shield's "do-Groove" campaign front man and other area mayors to launch healthy living pilot program.
Mayor Debbie Goettel along with Mayor Gene Winstead of Bloomington and Mayor Jim Hovland of Edina will join Dr. Marc Manley—*chief prevention officer of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota's "do Groove" campaign—to kick-off a new pilot program that promotes healthy living and eating habits in the respective cities. "[The project] will focus on preventing illness caused by unhealthy eating and physical inactivity, which combined are the second leading cause of death and disease in Minnesota," a Blue Cross press release stated. "Currently, two-thirds of Minnesotans are overweight or obese, and treating obesity related diseases is on track to add nearly $3.7 billion to Minnesota’s annual health care costs by 2020." Blue Cross hopes the …
Sunday, September 18, 2011
The Richfield under-17 traveling soccer team won the division championship this summer.
A handful of the Richfield Roadrunners soccer team accepted a certificate of recognition Tuesday night from Mayor Debbie Goettel after winning the Minnesota Youth Soccer Association (MYSA) Classic C division championship—for the second year in a row. In addition to winning the championship, 10 of the girls had never played MYAS competitive soccer before, according to coach Sue Greimel. The team also boasts more shutouts and more points scored in 2011 than in 2010. As Goettel presented the certificate to the girls, she said: “Our youth is our future and it is so great to [celebrate that] … Thank you for being a great example in the city.”