BOUNCE BACK PROJECT IN THE NEWS…

“Good Leaders: How would vulnerability help your leadership?”

By Paul Blatz of Good Leadership Enterprises : Aug. 23, 2016

Jennifer Myster captivated the Good Leadership Breakfast audience with a rare and honest display of personal and professional vulnerability last Friday. As the president of Buffalo Hospital, her story came alive as she shared the idea that “perfect” is the opposite of excellence. “I wasn’t successful…[until] I started telling people, I need your help,” she confessed.

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Minnesota hospitals ramp up efforts to battle physician burnout

By Christopher Snowbeck, Star Tribune : Aug. 6, 2016

Rising concerns over physician burnout are prompting new steps by medical centers to help doctors cope with the constant stress brought on by cost pressures and a changing system that many feel is beyond their control.

At the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, doctors meet over company-sponsored dinners to talk shop and swap ideas for coping with the mounting strain of the job. Buffalo Hospital in the western suburbs of the Twin Cities sponsors a series of programs aimed at helping health care providers and the broader community thrive despite stress.

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“Buffalo Police Officers Hand Out More than Tickets this Holiday Season”

By Ellen Galles of KSTP 5 Eyewitness News : Dec. 21, 2015

It’s an experiment that started with 16 $50 bills and seven $100 bills, and it’s showing just how far money can go. The local branch of the “Bounce Back” project gave the Buffalo Police Department $1,500 and a mission: Share the money, bit by bit, with people who seem to need it.

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“Minnesota officer’s gift to a single father will make you cry”

By Maury Glover of FOX 9 : Dec. 21, 2015

 – A local police department is giving back to the community in an unusual, yet simple way. On Monday, the Buffalo Police Department gave Gerald Simmons a $100 bill.

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“Buffalo police officers embrace season of giving”

By Heidi Wigdahl of KARE 11 : Dec. 21, 2015

BUFFALO, Minn. – The spirit of giving is alive and well in Buffalo, Minnesota. Buffalo Police officers have spent the past week giving either $100 or $50 to community members in need. The Bounce Back Project, a community initiative to promote health through happiness, came up with the $1,500.

“It’s done everything we hoped it would do,” said Karla Heeter, Bounce Back Project coordinator.

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“Buffalo Woman Looking To Pay Forward Random Act Of Kindness”

By Nina Moini of WCCO : Dec. 21, 2015

BUFFALO, Minn. (WCCO) — A west Twin Cities metro woman wants to pay forward a random act of kindness. Last Friday, a Buffalo police officer pulled over Katie Overbye as she and her two children were leaving her work at a Buffalo home for adults with disabilities. Overbye ended up driving away with a gift, not a ticket.

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