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June 2023 Issue of The Whistler

June is a Month for Celebration! The month of June is dedicated to celebrate the end of slavery in the US on June 19, 1865, known as Juneteenth. This month we also remember and commemorate June 1969 which was a turning point in the civil rights movement for the LGBTQ+ community. Click here to continue […]

May 2023 Issue of The Whistler

May is MENTAL HEALTH Awareness Month DID YOU KNOW…Reach-Up has four, fulltime mental health professionals on staff? What We Offer A listening ear, free of judgment Conscious Discipline & Circle of Security parent/caregiver education Family/child skills provided in-home or classroom Lighthouse Child & Family Services therapeutic services Referrals to community mental health agencies Click here […]

April 2023 Issue of The Whistler

APRIL IS EARTH MONTH April is a month to raise environmental awareness. Did you know many researchers agree that children who play outside are happier, better at paying attention and less anxious than kids that spend more time indoors? Spending time outdoors has also been proven to help build confidence for kiddos. 5 WAYS TO […]

February 2023 Edition of The Whistler

FEBRUARY IS AMERICAN HEART MONTH While celebrating all things love this month, February also reminds us to take care of our heart. The annual celebration began in 1963 to encourage Americans to join the battle against heart disease. Go to for more information. Click here to continue reading the February 2023 edition of The […]

May 2022 Edition of The Whistler

MAY IS NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH Mental Health Month gives all of us a valuable opportunity to celebrate the tremendous strides this Nation has made in promoting mental health and increasing the public’s knowledge that effective services and support are available. Click here to continue reading the May 2022 edition of The Whistler.

March 2022 Edition of The Whistler

Division of Responsibility in Feeding Children have natural ability with eating. They eat as much as they need, they grow in the way that is right for them, and they learn to eat the food the adults in their life enjoy. Click here to continue reading the March 2022 edition of The Whistler.

From the Reach-Up Board of Directors

We are grateful to Dr. Linda Earl for her work as Executive Director of Reach-Up. During her tenure as ED she has been an essential part of this organization. Linda has moved Reach-Up forward in a number of essential areas without ever losing sight of our mission to serve the young children of Central Minnesota. […]

September 2021 Edition of The Whistler

ARE YOU FLU READY? Take time to get a flu vaccine What is the difference between Influenza (Flu) and COVID-19? Influenza (flu) and COVID-19 are both contagious respiratory illnesses, but they are caused by different viruses. COVID-19 is caused by infection with a coronavirus first identified in 2019, and flu is caused by infection with […]