Healthy Community Initiative

Thriving Youth. Thriving Community.


Youth Grants

Grand Buddies

August 2017

A class of 4th grade students will visit the Cannon Valley Suites and Bluebird Wing of the Northfield Retirement Center (NRC) each month during the upcoming school year.  The relationship between the residents and elementary-aged students began 15 years ago.  Each year, students learn about the elderly and their needs through literature and discussion.  Each month, the 4th graders will sing to and visit with NRC residents, and the students will decorate parts of the NRC with seasonal decorations.