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Communication Associate: Public Relations | Lori Melton | | (218) 726-8830

October 11, 2011
Cheryl Reitan | Interim director | UMD Public Relations and Marketing | 218 726-8996 |
Lita Wallace | Wellness and training coordinator | UMD Human Resources | 218 726-7822 |

Twin Ports Heartwalk 2011

The Chancellor's Office and UMD Employee Wellness Program/Department of Human Resources & Equal Opportunity supported the 2011 Twin Ports Heart Walk. The event took place on Saturday, September 24 at the Bayfront Festival Park in downtown Duluth.

Over 135 walkers on 13 teams with 60+ volunteers participated from UMD. The volunteers helped with entertainment, set up and clean up, as well as maintaining various stations at the Heartwalk.

The teams from UMD included, but were not limited to:

The College of Liberal Arts "From the Heart"
Medical School
Swenson College of Science and Engineering "Walkers"
Information and Technology Systems and Services
UMD Athletic Training
UMD Team
University of MN Duluth Team
Wellness Walkers

Combined with the organized teams were individual walkers who represented UMD during the walk. The teams and the independent walkers raised $8,773.18.

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