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2013 October Posts

Celebrating Those Who Have Spina Bifida
Oct 30, 2013

Celebrating Those Who Have Spina Bifida

Many people associate October with autumn, pumpkins, changing leaves, and Halloween. But here at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, when October rolls around, something else also comes to mind:…
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November Film Festival Highlights People Who Have Disabilities
Oct 30, 2013

November Film Festival Highlights People Who Have Disabilities

It's movie time at the St. Anthony Main theaters in Minneapolis!  Nov. 1 - 5, the theaters will showcase a series of movies focusing on people who have disabilities.  …
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Meet Us Monday - Meet Janna Neher
Oct 28, 2013

Meet Us Monday - Meet Janna Neher

What is your position and role at Gillette? I am a physical therapist at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare. 2. What are some of your hobbies outside of work? I enjoy…
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Meet Us Monday - Meet Alison Rupert, Physical Therapist
Oct 21, 2013

Meet Us Monday - Meet Alison Rupert, Physical Therapist

1. What is your position and role at Gillette? Do you have a favorite story or memory? I am a physical therapist at Gillette in St. Paul. I mainly work with…
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Calling All Gamers: Extra Life Fundraiser is November 2!
Oct 18, 2013

Calling All Gamers: Extra Life Fundraiser is November 2!

Do you like to game? If the answer is yes, why not play your favorite games for charity? On November 2nd, 2013 participate in the Extra Life gaming event. This is…
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Katie’s Story
Oct 18, 2013

Katie’s Story

“You can’t diagnose a miracle,” says Katie’s mom, Edwina, when describing her extraordinary daughter. Katie’s medical journey is unique and, in many…
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The Healing Touch of a Pink Hippopotamus
Oct 16, 2013

The Healing Touch of a Pink Hippopotamus

If you could give the gift of healing to someone in need, what would it look like? Money? Food?  Clothing? To Michelle and Pete Dankwerth, that gift came in…
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Meet Us Monday - Meet Katie Engel, Physical Therapist
Oct 14, 2013

Meet Us Monday - Meet Katie Engel, Physical Therapist

1. What is your position and role at Gillette?  I am an inpatient orthopedic phyiscal therapist in St. Paul as well as an outpatient physical therapist at our Burnsville clinic. 2.…
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Sleep Technologist Appreciation Week at Gillette Children’s!
Oct 11, 2013

Sleep Technologist Appreciation Week at Gillette Children’s!

By John Garcia, M.D., Sleep Medicine Specialist Sleep technologist appreciation week gives everyone an opportunity to celebrate the dedicated service provided by the Gillette Sleep Health technologists.  Some…
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Dairy Queen Recognizes Manager’s Good Deed with Donation to Gillette Children’s
Oct 10, 2013

Dairy Queen Recognizes Manager’s Good Deed with Donation to Gillette Children’s

Joey Prusak, the 19-year-old manager of a Hopkins, Minn., Dairy Queen store, had just finished serving one of his regular customers when he witnessed behavior best described as a random…
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Local Television Coverage of Laugh Out Loud Twin Cities
Oct 9, 2013

Local Television Coverage of Laugh Out Loud Twin Cities

On Saturday, Sept. 28, Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare hosted its second annual comedy event, Laugh Out Loud Twin Cities, with resounding success.  The event drew coverage from several…
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