More BINGO wellness winners

Darla Croatt is presented with gift certificate to The CAM Center in Aitkin by Dan Schletty, Riverwood wellness coach, with Cynthia Bennett and Shannon May, owners.

Riverwood Healthcare has awarded prizes to five local residents who registered for the BINGO – Win with Wellness quarterly drawing last fall at local businesses in Aitkin and McGregor.

Darla Croatt of Aitkin and Rita Koelman of McGregor each won a $100 wellness gift certificate. This prize also came with a free consultation on relaxation and stress management with Janet Larson, family nurse practitioner who also provides mental health services at Riverwood.

Koelman received a $100 gift certificate to Bath & Body Connection, which offers massage, hair and manicure/pedicure services. Located in downtown McGregor at212 Kirsch Ave. NE, the business is owned and operated by Sheila Hoover.

Koelman enjoys staying fit by exercising three to five days a week at the Big Sandy Lodge fitness center. She stays active volunteering as a driver for Area Neighbors Giving Elderly Live-in Services (ANGELS) and is a former health and physical education teacher who at one time during her career offered guidance counseling at theMcGregorHigh School.

Croatt, who works at theAitkinHigh School’s media center and does DVD workouts regularly at home, will use her $100 gift certificate at The CAM Center (short for complementary and alternative medicine) in Aitkin, which is owned and operated by Cynthia Bennett in partnership with her daughter,ShannonMay, a certified massage therapist. The Center, located at900 Minnesota Ave.S., helps individuals reach their wellness goals by offering massage therapy, acupuncture, guided imagery, life coaching, yoga and other classes.

Other BINGO wellness drawing winners included Pat Erkel of Aitkin, Amber Swedberg of McGregor, and Bob Landrus of Palisade, who each won a BINGO wellness t-shirt and water bottle.

More on wellness at Aitkin Commerce Show

Riverwood’s booth at the March 9-10 Aitkin Commerce Show will feature more opportunities to learn about wellness and register for wellness prizes. In addition, you can meet the two new wellness staff members at Riverwood–Dan Schletty, wellness coach, and Lisa Kruse, wellness coordinator. Find out how to register for two new online tools—Family Health Manager and Patient Portal–available from Riverwood to manage your health.