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Improve Performance, Reduce Risk of Injury - UW Health Sports Performance Training Program

Jun 16, 0014 June 16 - August 6, Mondays and Wednesdays, 9-10 a.m.

Reddan Soccer Park, 6874 Cross Country Road, Verona, WI
According to a clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics neuromuscular training programs can cut the risk of a serious ACL injury and should be recommended to at-risk young athletes, especially girls.

UW Health Sports Medicine is offering a summer performance program to help 12- to 18-year-old athletes get fit for soccer, lacrosse, football and other field sports. This program helps athletes develop more power to run faster, jump higher and change directions with speed. UW Health Sports Medicine licensed athletic trainers and strength coaches will teach athletes how to change direction using proper techniques that have been proven to reduce the risk of lower-extremity injury while improving your athletic ability.

Session topics include mobility for athletes, stability and control, positioning and loading, strength and power for sports, and more.

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Jingle Bell Run/Walk Dane County

Dec 7, 0014 Registration starts at 8:00 am and Race starts at 10:30am

Verona Area High School. 300 Richard St, Verona, WI 53593
Jingle Bell Run/Walk® is a fun, festive event for the whole family! Put on your reindeer antlers and your running shoes and come join us for some holiday cheer. The event features a 5k and a 10k run/walk that benefits the Arthritis Foundation.

Megan Cooley. 608-221-9800.

Breakfast With Santa

Dec 6, 0014 9:30-Noon

American Legion Hall, 207 Legion St, Verona
The Verona Lions will welcome Santa to town on Saturday morning December 6, 2014 at the American Legion Hall at 207 Legion Street in Verona. The morning will start with a light breakfast available at 9:30. At ten o’clock the very popular Wayne the Wizard will take the stage and amaze all ages with his magic act. Santa will arrive at 10:30 and families will have an opportunity to visit with him until noon. Wayne the Wizard will stay around and create balloon objects for the children while they wait to talk with Santa. Throughout the morning members of the Lions Club will provide free children’s vision screening using the latest in digital screening equipment. Don’t forget to bring your cameras and get photos of your children or grandchildren with Santa. For more information call 845-6067 or email:

Lion Jim Fletcher, 608-845-6067,