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[KARE-TV, September 24, 2014]   More than 300 survivors of polio gathered in the Twin Cities to learn more about the lasting effects of the disease and remember the revolutionary woman who helped them fight it. The Courage Kenny Foundation organized the reunion of polio survivors the daylong event, "Life after Polio: Realities and Practicalities" on Thursday, Sept.
September 25, 2014
[July 17, January 01, 0001]   Perry Hendricks loves being active. You can often find him backpacking, hiking and playing golf.
July 17, 2013
[Star Tribune, June 28, 2013]   Medtronic Inc. said Thursday that 14 patients have died from complications associated with its SynchroMed implantable pump, which was formally recalled by the FDA on Wednesday.
June 28, 2013
[Minnesota Public Radio, January 01, 0001]   Two Minnesota giants in medical rehabilitation officially merge on Saturday and will adopt a new name. The Golden Valley-based Courage Center and the Minneapolis-based Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute are now the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, part of the Allina Health .
June 01, 2013
[Business Journal, May 30, 2013]   A Twin Cities startup that has developed a high-tech shoe insert called the Walkasins® has landed a $1 million federal grant that it will use to conduct clinical trials. Lars Oddsson, director of the Sister Kenny Research Center, developed the technology behind the Walkasins®, which can detect whether a person is about to lose his or her balance and fall.
May 31, 2013
[Star Tribune, May 30, 2013]   Courage Center and Sister Kenny will officially come together on Saturday in a merger that brings together two powerhouses in caring for people with disabilities. The partnership marks a deliberate move by Allina Health , which operates the Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute , to strengthen its position in the new world of health care reform.
May 30, 2013
[KARE 11, December 14, 2012]   Two of the Twin Cities' best-known advocates for the disability community plan to merge, a move aimed at pooling their respective strengths and streamlining operations. Allina Health's Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute and Courage Center say that coming together will blend the medical expertise of Sister Kenny with the community programs and outreach of Courage Center.
December 14, 2012
[WCCO Radio, December 13, 2012]   It's a landmark almost anyone who lives in the south Twin Cities metro is familiar with -- that great oak tree above Ceder Avenue in Bloomington, covered with more than 30 thousand white lights during the holiday season. This Saturday, from 6 until 9 p.m., it will be the site of a fundraising event to benefit the Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute .
December 13, 2012
[KMSP Fox 9 News, December 08, 2012]   It's hard to miss it at night in December -- that tree on the hill overlooking Ceder Avenue in Bloomington, covered with shimmering white lights. Owner Bob Little has made that tree the centerpiece of a fundraiser for the Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute .
December 11, 2012
[KMSP Fox 9 News, December 08, 2012]   It's hard to miss it at night in December -- that tree on the hill overlooking Ceder Avenue in Bloomington, covered with shimmering white lights. Owner Bob Little has made that tree the centerpiece of a fundraiser for the Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute .
December 08, 2012