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Osceola Community Health Foundation Presents Check to MHTF

Posted by on Apr 3, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Osceola Community Health Foundation Presents Check to MHTF

Mental Health Task Force of Polk County Receives Proceeds from Osceola Community Health Foundation Gala Money Raised Benefits the Healthy Beginnings Early Childhood Mental Health Program (OSCEOLA, WI – April 3, 2017) The Mental Health Task Force of Polk County (MHTF), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to raise awareness for mental health and mental health services in Polk County, recently received a check for more than $30,000 from the Osceola Community Health Foundation (OCHF). The money was raised during the “Fund A Need” portion of...

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SCRMC Offers Free Support Group

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on SCRMC Offers Free Support Group

SCRMC Offers Free Support Group

A Grief Support Group is offered by the St Croix Regional Medical Center for people who have experienced grief or loss of a loved one. The group meets on Tuesdays, beginning March 11 through May 16, 2017 Two groups are offered; mornings from 10:30 a.m. to Noon, or evenings from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Meeting are held at the St Croix Regional Medical Center in St Croix Falls. The groups are facilitated by Dr. Kevin Schumann, SCRMC Chaplin. For pre-registration, questions or for more information, contact Kevin at 715.483.3261 ext 2016 or email at...

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Save the Date: Polk County Suicide Awareness Walk May 20

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Save the Date: Polk County Suicide Awareness Walk May 20

Save the Date: Polk County Suicide Awareness Walk May 20

The 2nd Annual Polk County Suicide Awareness Walk takes place Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Pine Park in Balsam Lake. The inaugural event last September was a huge success as an estimated 500 people attended in support of mental health and suicide prevention awareness in Polk County. Together, we raised more than $30,000 in support of the Mental Health Task Force of Polk County. The Polk County Suicide Awareness Walk  features a 5K walk, survivor memorials, mental health resources, a program, entertainment and more. All proceeds raised benefit...

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KAP Bowling Tournament a Success!

Posted by on Nov 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on KAP Bowling Tournament a Success!

KAP Bowling Tournament a Success!

Thank You Bowlers! Congratulations and thank you to the participants of the 2nd Annual Kevin Adam Prindle memorial bowling tournament, who raised $3500 for the Mental Health Task Force in support of  our programs and services.  The event took place November 5 and 6, at the Club 53 Bar and Bowling Center in Amery. Thank you to the Prindle family and the Club 53 for their great work to raise funds and awareness for mental health in Polk County.  ...

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Task Force Awarded Grant from United Way St Croix Valley

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016 in Support | Comments Off on Task Force Awarded Grant from United Way St Croix Valley

The Mental Health Task Force of Polk County was recently awarded a grant by the United Way St Croix Valley’s Success by Six program. The vision for Success by Six is that All children in our communities by age six, with the strong support of family and community, will have the necessary physical, mental, emotional and social development to successfully grow and learn. The funding was granted in support of the Task Force’sHealthy Beginnings home-based program, which provides no-cost, mental health therapy for pre-K children and...

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SCRMC Presents Donation to the MHTF!

Posted by on Jun 9, 2016 in Support | Comments Off on SCRMC Presents Donation to the MHTF!

Donations help the Task Force Raise $6500 during GiveBIG Campaign The Mental Health Task Force of Polk County was the beneficiary of a generous donation of $2000 by the St Croix Regional Medical Center (SCRMC) during the 2016 giveBIG St Croix Valley fundraising event on April 26. Throughout this single day event, where people are encouraged to support their favorite nonprofit organizations by making online donations through the giveBIGscv.org website, the Task Force raised nearly $6500 in support of our programs and services! The Task Force...

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Save the Date! First Annual “A Summer Night” Fundraising Event

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 in Events | Comments Off on Save the Date! First Annual “A Summer Night” Fundraising Event

Save the Date! First Annual “A Summer Night” Fundraising Event

Join the Mental Health Task Force of Polk County for our 1st Annual “A Summer Night” fundraising event. Thursday, August 11, 2016 6 to 9 p.m. Brickhouse Getaway, Centuria WI Enjoy live music from special guests: The Studebakers! The event features beer and wine, free appetizers, silent auction, games and more. Ticket are available for sale on the event page of our website. “A Summer Night” is sponsored...

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Task Force Featured on Radio Program

Posted by on Feb 2, 2016 in Awareness | Comments Off on Task Force Featured on Radio Program

Task Force Featured on Radio Program

Members of the Mental Health Task Force of Polk County are hosting a radio program featuring topics on metal wellness for radio station WPCA, 93.1 FM, in Amery. More… Donna Johnson and Corby Stark, both with the Polk County Public Health Department, appear on the program from 9 to 9:15 a.m. the first and third Thursday of each month. Goals of the MHTF include building awareness in our community for mental health and reducing the stigma that is associated with mental illness. By talking about issues associated with mental health and the...

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KAP Bowling Tournament Raises $9000 in Support of the Task Force

Posted by on Nov 29, 2015 in Events | Comments Off on KAP Bowling Tournament Raises $9000 in Support of the Task Force

A big thank you to all of the people and organizations who supported the 1st Annual Kevin Adam Prindle memorial bowling tournament November 7-8 at the Club 53 Bar and Bowling Center in Amery. $9000 was raised for the Mental Health Task Force of Polk County. In this photo, Chris and Cheryl Sobottka from Club 53 along with Mark and Deb Prindle present checks totaling $9000.00 to Kim Henningsgard and Betsy Byker from the Mental Health Task Force. Chris and Cheryl would also like to thank the Prindle Family, Deb and Mark, Dirk and Dayna, Scott...

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Kevin Adam Prindle 9 Pin Tournament

Posted by on May 14, 2015 in Events | Comments Off on Kevin Adam Prindle 9 Pin Tournament

Saturday, November 7, 2015 (If needed, Sunday, November 8) 11 a.m. Start. Club 53 125 Keller Ave N, Amery, WI Memorial tournament in memory of Kevin Adam Prindle. Everyone is welcome, all ages and skills. Sign up in advance at the club 53. Registration is $20 per person. Includes silent auction, 50/50 raffle, food, prizes and fun! All proceeds benefit the Mental Health Task Force of Polk County. For more information on the tournament, visit the Club 53 Facebook page or call 715-268-8921. If you are unable to attend the event, you can still...

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