CBB Facebook Post

Cash for Candy

On November 3, Sartell Pediatrics, in conjunction with Pediatric Dentistry and BLEND, is hosting the 3rd annual Halloween Candy Buy Back.  Each child is eligible to receive $1 per pound up to five (5) pounds for all unopened, uneaten Halloween candy.

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WJON video

Walk/Bike to School Day was a BIG SUCCESS!

BLEND initiated activities to celebrate International Walk/Bike to School Day in several Central MN communities on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - the city of Sartell was one of the communities.  Read the blog posted by Dawn Moen to see what one student and his mom thinks about biking to school.  Be sure click on the WJON article to watch the video!

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Tech High School

Safe Routes to School in our Community

BLEND spearheads the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) initiative in Central MN and works with local schools and communities to increase the number of students walking and biking to school.  Read this blog post by Dan Brill.  Dan is a huge proponent of SRTS and is working to ensure St. Cloud kids and families can safely walk and bike to school.

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Dawn Moen's daughter Mallory

Letting her daughter bike to school – a mother’s perspective

Dawn Moen lets her daughter Mallory bike to school every morning.  She watches her daughter lace up her tennis shoes, strap on her helmet, throw her backpack over her shoulders and off she goes. Mallory bikes with neighborhood kids on a 1 mile journey through Sartell, MN on her way to Middle School.

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Steve Diamond Elements

No Bruising – Just Safe Cruising

The number of children walking or biking to and from school has been declining over the past three decades. Reasons include fewer sidewalks, students living further distances from schools, inclement weather, dangers from busy traffic and fear of crime or abduction. Safe Routes to School is taking steps in your community to overcome these issues.

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