Press Releases

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. 
The Heart of New Ulm Project’s 4th Annual Community Summit and Food Expo to be Held Saturday, Nov. 5
10/25/2011 - Press Release
Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project invites the entire New Ulm community to its 4th Annual Community Summit and Food Expo on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the New Ulm Community Center, 600 N. German St. Sponsored in part by Cash Wise Foods and Hi-maize® Natural Resistant Starch, the event features free food and activities for the entire family. There will also be drawings throughout the day for free iPod shuffles.
The Heart of New Ulm Project Presents Results of Convenience Store Program at National Conference
10/10/2011 - Press Release
Rebecca Fliszar, a registered dietitian with Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project, presented a poster session at the 2011 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo held Sept. 24-27 in San Diego, Calif.
The Heart of New Ulm Project Offers Free Weight Management Presentations
09/29/2011 - Press Release
Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project is offering a free weight management presentation for each of the next six weeks as part of the “Six-Week Jump-Start to Losing Weight.”

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