Entries by katie

5th Annual Thumbs Up 5K & 10K in the news!

Thumbs Up High 5K nets $30,000 by Jim Boyle Editor Oct 5, 2018 Dick Beardsley moments before going on stage to speak. Photo by Jim Boyle Adam Peterson pulled out of the starting location for a early lead in the bicycle portion of the 5K and 10K. The Rogers youth went on to win the […]

City Council Reverses ResCare Vote!

Council reverses ResCare vote Citing attorney’s advice, financial risk and federal Fair Housing Act, permit approved on 4-1 vote by Kurt Nesbitt and Jim Boyle, Adams Publishing Group of East Central Minnesota Feb 23, 2019 The Elk River City Council approved a conditional use permit for ResCare of Minnesota’s proposal for a 16-bed residential treatment […]

Not all was lost in shelved Shiver plunge

Read the full article HERE! Not all was lost in shelved Shiver plunge Plungers bummed but continue to raise funds for their causes; Shiver hockey tilt at Handke Pit went on by Jim Boyle Editor Feb 15, 2019 Cindy Ley of Open Doors for Youth and Katie Shatusky of Thumbs Up 5K pulled out all […]

Support us at Shiver Elk River!

  We are raising money for Thumbs Up and the Shiver Elk River Polar Plunge!  Next Saturday, February 9th,  we will be plunging into frigid Lake Orono ~ Wizard of Oz style!  We have a friendly competition going on between Thumbs Up and Open Doors for Youth. All proceeds with go towards mental health counseling for […]

2017 Thumbs Up Recap (4th Annual Event)

We have worked tirelessly to bring awareness and spread the message of hope to the communities of Elk River, Rogers, Zimmerman, Ramsey and Otsego.  We will continue to put forth our very best effort to help save lives to suicide and to help those who have lost a loved one to suicide. Please share this […]

Star News Publication: 9/22/18

Legendary distance runner and survivor to talk about moving on in the face of a catastrophe By Jim Boyle Editor, Sep 22, 2018 The fifth annual Thumbs Up High 5K and 10K on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Lake Orono will start with a keynote speech during the 9 o’clock hour from legendary long-distance runner Dick Beardsley. […]

Just One Event Announcement ~ Save the date 3.14.18!

SAVE THE DATE:  3.14.18 CLICK HERE to REGISTER! Just One Life Matters. Just One life can impact the lives of MANY. Just one DECISION.  Just one MOMENT. Just one more OPPORTUNITY to choose to LIVE today. Let’s talk about SUICIDE. Let’s talk about HOPE. Let’s talk about LIFE. Let’s talk about how important just one CONVERSATION can be. The Just One Event will have a guest speaker, […]