Events

New Video Highlights Task Force Inception, Current Projects

Posted on Sep 29, 2017

The Mental Health Task Force of Polk County recently issued it’s first promotional video, featuring information on how the organization was founded, some of it’s first projects, current program and services, with an eye on the near future. The video was made possible through funding from the AnnMarie Foundation. Thank you to the Osceola Community Health Foundation for the use of the Healthy Beginnings footage. The Task Force will continue to offer new video snapshots that demonstrate our work throughout the next year. Thank you to Sheri Norgard, Kim Henningsgard, Mike Wilson and...

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Task Force Co-Hosts “Make It Ok” Event for Community Leaders in Amery

Posted on May 12, 2017

Task Force Co-Hosts “Make It Ok” Event for Community Leaders in Amery

The Mental Health Task Force of Polk County along with the Amery Area Community Foundation, the St Croix Valley Foundation and Amery Hospital and Clinic, hosted a mental health community event on Thursday, May 11, at the Hungry Turtle Institute in Amery. The event featured a presentation by Peter VanDusartz, Director of Program Development at St Croix Valley Behavioral Health on “Make It Ok,” a public awareness campaign to reduce the stigma of mental illnesses that works to change the hearts and minds of people about the misperceptions of mental illnesses through encouraging open...

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

Posted on Feb 11, 2016

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

Posted on Nov 29, 2015

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 and Lindsay, and Wade, and all the committee members...

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Kevin Adam Prindle 9 Pin Tournament

Posted on May 14, 2015

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 contribute to the cause with an online donation! ...

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Osceola Community Health Foundation’s 2014 Gala Benefits Task Force

Posted on Feb 19, 2015

Osceola Community Health Foundation’s 2014 Gala Benefits Task Force

Proceeds Support Healthy Beginnings The Mental Health Task Force of Polk County extends our sincerest thanks to the Osceola Community Health Foundation, who presented a check for $25,833, from proceeds raised at OCHF’s annual Holiday Gala. The contribution is in  support of the MHTF’s Healthy Beginnings program, a mental health service for local children and their families in school and at home. Sue Gerlach, OCHF’s director, left, and Karen Elkin OCHF Board Chair, right presented the check to Bonnie Leonard, Chair of the Task Force.

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