Connecting to Transform Communities

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Casting Call Success Stories

Throughout New Ulm, you can feel the energy of people working together to stamp out heart attacks and make our city the healthiest in America. In homes, neighborhoods, fitness centers, restaurants, stores and workplaces, people in New Ulm have made an amazing amount of change. They’re losing weight, quitting tobacco, taking up new activities, getting their blood pressure and cholesterol under control, eating more fruits and vegetables, and rediscovering the joy of living healthy.

Click here below to read about individuals who are embracing healthier lifestyles! 

If you’d like to share your success story and help inspire others, please e-mail your name, contact information and brief story to [email protected]

Casting Call Success Stories and Videos

John Holmquist's story and video

Shannon McKeeth's story and video

Ronda Netzke's story and video

Jessica Schiemann's story and video


Watch for our new Hearts Beat Back website and solutions coming soon!

If you’re looking to improve the health of your community, our evidence-based population health solutions are a great place to start. Building on our success with Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project, we can provide you with technical assistance and consultation on assessment, strategy development, program development and evaluation, along with presentations to help you achieve improved population health.

Email us at [email protected] for more information and please check back here soon for more details.