September 2012

Local Fitness Challenges | Chanhassen Rotary

Headache? Lower back pain? Athletic injury? According to the folks at Live Well Chiropractic Spa and Wellness Center, Rocktape may be a great answer.


Businesses in the Southwest Metro are gearing up for a new school year. Although they might not be donning backpacks and stocking up on binders, many businesses are getting involved in the school community through a variety of partnerships and programs.


“I loved this option of having everything needed to color all in one,” says Stacy Ward of her adorably useful and portable crayon wallets. Perfect for the start of school, the wallets are handmade in fun patterns and include 8 crayons and a little pad of paper.


When Marilyn Rausch, of Plymouth, brought a short mystery story to her writer’s group, she had no idea that she was launching a book, a potential book series and a writing partnership. But that’s exactly what happened after she shared her story with Eden Prairie’s Mary Donlon.


The End of Everything: A Novel

by Megan Abbott

recommended by Sarah Garbis


A simple Google search lead to a major philanthropic project for 8-year-old Aletta Bloomberg of Eden Prairie. “I had a cat at home, so I wanted to research his kind,” Bloomberg says.


We’ve all been to a restaurant and spent far too much time perusing the menu, searching for the perfect meal to hit the spot. Well, search no more! We’ve done the hard work for you and found the dish at each of these local restaurants that you just can’t live without.



Two local art crawls planned for one weekend will provide plenty of opportunities to meet local artists this month. The Eden Prairie Art Crawl and The Edge of the Big Woods Art Wander are both scheduled for September 29-30.


Hormonal headaches, mood swings, cramping and migraines are just a few of the issues that women face as a result of hormones. “Up to 80 percent of women suffer from some kind of hormonal imbalance at some time in their lives,” says Dr.


Dirt, worms and compost piles are part of the everyday experience in the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum’s Urban Gardening Program.


To say that the Rotary Club of Chanhassen is good for the neighborhood is akin to saying Monet had an affinity for flowers or Shakespeare had a flair with words; the statements in no way adequately express the depth


September is a time for change. If your summer brought you barbecues, fast food on the run and a few extra pounds, now is a great time to try something different to build or re-build your fitness.