Health Commissioner Horseshoes
Following up on last summer's popular "Pitch the Commissioner" events, Minnesota Commissioner of Health Ed Ehlinger will be in Winona next week to pitch horseshoes and discuss important public health issues with local officials and community leaders
The event takes place on Thursday, September 12th with a presentation at the Winona County Office Building from 1-2 p.m. where Ehlinger hopes to engage local officials in a discussion on "What Does Minnesota Need to be Healthy?"
From 2-3 p.m. he will meet and visit with Winona County Public Health staff at the county offices.
Then he will travel to Goodview's Memorial Park for a few rounds of pitching horseshoes and gathering and exchanging ideas on ways to improve community and individual health in Minnesota.
Ehlinger, is an avid fan of the traditional American game of horseshoes, wants to talk with local officials and community groups about public health issues in their communities and to raise awareness of the value of public health and prevention......