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Happy Dancing Turtle offers incentive for Back to Basics event

Happy Dancing Turtle announced a "Refer-A-Friend" program for the 10th annual Back to Basics sustainable living event taking place Jan. 23 at Pine River-Backus High School.

Happy Dancing Turtle announced a "Refer-A-Friend" program for the 10th annual Back to Basics sustainable living event taking place Jan. 23 at Pine River-Backus High School.

Any new participant registering for a full day may fill out the "referred by" box on their online registration form to enter their name and the person that referred them in a drawing to win one of two grand prizes.

FruitShare donated two six-month subscriptions for a once-a-month box of fresh, organic fruit deliveries, worth $240 each.

"Each year we look for ways to reach more people and improve the overall resilience of our community through this educational event," said Quinn Swanson, sustainability and stewardship programs manager, in a news release. "This Refer-A-Friend program is an exciting incentive opportunity for new participants and longtime supporters of Back to Basics."

"We are thrilled to partner with Happy Dancing Turtle for this special event," said Everett Myers, FruitShare founder, in the release. "FruitShare is all about supporting families and individuals to reach their health and wellness goals through healthy eating and lifestyle choices."

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Based out of Stillwater, FruitShare is a produce company that specializes in delivering fresh organic produce weekly or monthly directly to the consumer.

Visit www.happydancingturtle.org for registration materials, descriptions of the workshops, and a complete list of vendors for the Back to Basics event. This year's theme is "Blueprints for a Better Tomorrow." Keynote speaker, Tom Fisher, will speak about "Designing Our Way to a Better World."

Based in north-central Minnesota, Happy Dancing Turtle, a member of the Resilient Living Council, is a 501c3 nonprofit focused on sustainable living. It's mission, according to the release, is to inspire and empower people to live more sustainable lifestyles through a variety of avenues including workshops, classes, collaborations, educational materials and tours.

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