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Published June 14 2013

Professional development - 06/15/13

Local reps attend conference on fitness

Representatives of TNT Kid’s Fitness and Boys & Girls Club recently attended the annual American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention and Exposition in Charlotte, N.C.

Attending from TNT were: Kim Pladson, executive director; Nate Hendrickson, special needs and fitness director, and Ryan Williams, SOAR manager. Kasey Maier, SOAR partner from the Boys & Girls Club, also attended.

The conference provided educational opportunities to enable staff to create curriculum for children with all abilities outside of school.

Alyssa Wilson attends workshop on listening

Alyssa Wilson, an occupational therapist at Pediatric Therapy Partners in Fargo, recently attended the “Therapeutic Listening – Listening with the Whole Body” workshop provided by Vital Links.

The workshop helped therapists to better describe the relationship between listening and sensory integration and identify those who may respond well to therapeutic listening.

Shawn graduates from chamber program

Jessica Shawn of Discovery Benefits, Fargo, has graduated from the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber leadership program.

The program is centered on creating leaders through community training and leadership development.