You may not have heard of Rett Syndrome. It’s a rare genetic mutation affecting brain development in girls.
Locals create a service to promote family volunteering.
On September 20, Ty Farley was inducted into the Edina Athletic Hall of Fame. But Farley’s life story tells us more about resilience and fortitude than can be measured by athletic achievement. Ty Farley of Edina was adopted in 1969 by Harrison and Marie Farley when he was just 18 months old.
With no known cure for Alzheimer’s, caregivers look to a variety of treatments to minimize progression. Covenant Village of Golden Valley offers individuals with dementia an innovative program called Saido learning.
Local volunteers travel annually to South American communities to help provide clean water and build shelters.
There is an old saying that goes, “Doing good makes you feel good.” There have even been studies done on the effects of carrying out good deeds, large and small. News stories of everyday people who make their mark in their communities are reported all the time.
You may have seen them around town… Eddy and Sully, the trained therapy dogs, and their person Barb Verhague, volunteer with several organizations in Edina. Eddy and Sully are hard to miss. In fact, Verhague says people light up when they see them.
While many of us can’t remember doing anything much more significant than getting a driver’s permit at age 15, two Edina teens are focused on saving lives. They are running to stop cancer.