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Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - Kids had a blast at PowerUp Week 2019

Hundreds of people across the St. Croix Valley and western Wisconsin took part in a host of fun activities for PowerUp Week.

Families had a blast eating better and getting active through PowerUp events. They also took advantage of special offers and discounts from PowerUp community partners and took part in the PowerUp TRY-athlon, a new activity this year.

In total:

  • 850 people took part in events across the St. Croix Valley and western Wisconsin.
  • 248 people attended Comp’s 6th birthday parties at 8 libraries in Amery, Mahtomedi, Lakeland, Bayport, Stillwater, Hudson, Somerset, and White Bear Lake.
  • 132 people took part in the PowerUp Family 2K in Amery
  • 787 half-price salads were sold in the cafeterias at Lakeview, Hudson, Westfields and Amery hospitals

Mercades Blouin-Potvin and Tesla Blouin-Potvin, of Amery, won a bike from Art Doyle’s Spokes and Pedals shop in Hudson, after completing the PowerUp TRY-athlon tracker. Second place winner Stefanie Reeh, of Stillwater, won an Instant Pot.




Chomp, the PowerUp superhero carrot, headed to Ultimate Martial Arts in Stillwater, for their free PowerUp Week beginner classes.