Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute

Great granddaughter of Sister Kenny Institute founder tours Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute

[CCX Media, February 10, 2020] The great-granddaughter of Sister Elizabeth Kenny today toured the Allina Health Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute which was founded by Sister Kenny. Sister Kenny’s great-granddaughter Alana Biddle was able to come from Australia to take a look at the center bearing her relative’s name. “It’s very humbling to know that she […]

Courage Kenny offers skiing and snowboarding for those with disabilities

[WDIO-TV, Jan. 7, 2020] Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute‘s adaptive skiing and snowboarding program for enthusiasts with disabilities is underway for 2020 in the Northland. The program provides downhill skiing and snowboarding opportunities for those with physical limitations.

37th annual Courage Kenny Classic Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

[WCCO-TV, November 3, 2019] The 37th annual Courage Kenny Classic Wheelchair Basketball Tournament wrapped up over the weekend. As WCCO-TV reported, the tournament featured some of the best teams and athletes in the country.

Rollin’ Twins win 2019 Wheelchair Softball World Series

[KMSP Fox 9, Oct. 7, 2019] The Minnesota Twins postseason dreams may have been dashed but their wheelchair softball namesakes, the Rollin’ Twins were successful this year. The Rollin’ Twins are organized by the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute. Team members talked to Fox 9 News about what playing their sport makes it special.

Hundreds participate in 21st Courage Kenny annual ‘Shoot for Fun’ event

[WDIO TV, September 7, 2019] Orange overtook the skies above the Old Vermilion Trail Hunting Preserve in Duluth Saturday for the 21st Annual Courage Kenny’s ‘Shoot for Fun’ event. Over 450 avid hunting and sporting clay enthusiasts from across the region participated in the fun. There was food, prizes and live music spread throughout the […]

Minnesota Rolling Twins win wheelchair softball World Series

[WCCO-TV, August 25, 2019] Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute’s Minnesota Rolling Twins team has won the 2019 Wheelchair Softball World Series. The Minnesota Rolling Twins beat the LWSRA Hawks (Chicago) 11-1 in the championship game last weekend. The Rolling Twins play adaptive softball, for athletes with a disability that prevents them from playing regular softball. The […]

Courage Kenny’s Minnesota Rollin Twins win Wheelchair Softball World Series

[KARE 11, August 19, 2019] Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute’s Minnesota Rollin Twins team has won the 2019 Wheelchair Softball World Series. The Minnesota Rollin Twins beat the LWSRA Hawks (Chicago) 11-1 in the championship game over the weekend. “It was their goal to bring that trophy back to Minnesota,” said coach Jimmy Bowen. The team […]

Courage Kenny gives gift of golf back to those with disabilities

[WCCO-TV, July 27, 2019] One in seven Americans has a disability. But whether they have it at birth or it occurs later in life doesn’t mean they have to give up their love of playing sports. A program right here in the Twin Cities is making sure of that. Five years ago, Craig Brewster, a […]

Courage Kenny celebrates 40 years of getting people outdoors

[Duluth News Tribune, July 21, 2019] Twin Cities-based Alina Health combined their Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute and Courage Center Duluth together in June 2013 with the official name of the Duluth-based operations now Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute — Northland. While the name is a mouthful, the mission has been clear: Get people of all abilities […]

Courage Kenny has long history of helping those with disabilities

[CCX News, June 30, 2019] One local organization has been a trailblazer in providing services and opportunities for people with disabilities. The Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute has been serving the metro area since the early 1940s. “It gives you renewed hope I would say,” says Paula Davidovich, a Courage Kenny Patient. “There are always making […]