Press Releases

New Ulm Receives “Honorable Mention” as Bicycle Friendly Community
06/15/2015 - Press Release
The League of American Bicyclists announced the latest honorees of the Bicycle Friendly Community award on June 10, and New Ulm has received an Honorable Mention.
New Ulm Aims to Make It Easier and Safer for More Kids to Walk and Bike to School
05/19/2015 - Press Release
Funding from the Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota will help local groups implement weeklong demonstration project
12/08/2014 - Press Release
The Heart of New Ulm Project was selected as one of 12 successful community partnerships across 11 states (out of a pool of 157 applications from across the United States) to take part in a study which took an in-depth look at highly successful collaborative population health partnerships.
Heart of New Ulm Project and New Ulm Medical Center Receive NOVA Award from American Hospital Association
08/04/2014 - Press Release
Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project (HONU) and New Ulm Medical Center recently received a 2014 NOVA Award from the American Hospital Association (AHA). The award was presented at the Health Forum/AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego in July.
Large-scale, community-wide preventive initiative dramatically impacts CV risk profile
03/25/2012 - Press Release
A population-wide community and clinical prevention program involving 10,000 adults meaningfully reduced the cardiovascular (CV) risk profile among a substantial portion of the population as indicated by those participating in screenings.
The Heart of New Ulm Project Joins with Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics During National Nutrition Month® Encouraging Everyone to “Get Your Plate in Shape”
03/06/2012 - The New Ulm Journal
Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project is proud to join the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association) during March in celebrating National Nutrition Month®. 
The Heart of New Ulm Project: Sharing 2012 Plans and Initiatives
01/03/2012 - Press Release
On behalf of Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project (HONU), we’d like to extend our sincerest thanks to everyone in the New Ulm community who participated in the heart health screenings held from May thru early December 2011.
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Receives USDA Grant for Farmers Markets Initiative
11/28/2011 - Press Release
The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation has been awarded a $78,934 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to expand the availability of fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables in New Ulm. 
The Heart of New Ulm Project Launches “Holiday Trimmings” Program
11/02/2011 - Press Release
Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project’s “Six-Week Jump Start to Losing Weight” program is winding down, but there’s no stopping on the journey to weight management for people in New Ulm.
The Heart of New Ulm Project to Launch FoodWorks Restaurant Program at Upcoming Community Summit and Food Expo
11/01/2011 - Press Release
Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project is pleased to announce the launch of its innovative FoodWorks Restaurant Program at its upcoming Fourth Annual Community Summit and Food Expo.