Support for Heart Health Programs
AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation: Connections for Cardiovascular Health
Added by Michael Peter Guerrero on January 30, 2012 at 10:08am — No Comments
Check out this upcoming lecture at Town Hall, Tuesday September 20th at 6:00 p.m.
Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5.…Continue
Added by Kirste Johnson on September 16, 2011 at 12:24pm — No Comments
"Our bloated obesity rate is causing an alarming increase in diabetes, which is the leading cause of blindness in adults.
So one might think the Oregon Commission for the Blind – which has a decades-old monopoly to provide food service and vending machines in government buildings – would lead the charge to promote healthier foods..."
Added by Ryan Kellogg on June 1, 2011 at 1:54pm — No Comments
My role through the CPPW project is to explore the YMCA's Community Based Organization model, which is our term for how we engage underserved communities in our work. I'm a youth development person so this is an excitiing change of pace for me. I'm leraning about the Y's healthy living pillar, engaging in HEAL work, exploring systems issues to engagement, and thinking through access barriers.. Here's a reflection piece from a Health Fair I attended in March.
Greetings CPPW coalition members!
It was so terrific to meet so many of you at the meeting on tuesday. I was amazed at the quality and quantity of work being done by CPPW grantees. It was inspiring to see so many great programs touching the lives of so many King County residents.
I'd like to share a bit about the important CPPW work we're doing to help small businesses in South Seattle and South King County create and sustain worksite wellness activities to support the…Continue
Added by Kristen Hammerback on April 29, 2011 at 1:49pm — No Comments
Below is a link to a great article on the important roles that parks play in supporting good health and a cleaner environment.
Big policy efforts are on their way - start talking to your friends and neighbors about the importance of having tobacco-free environments in parks throughout King County.
Added by Eric Hatzenbuehler on March 14, 2011 at 4:54pm — No Comments
From Science Daily: "The payoff for investing in public parks and recreation sites may be healthier, more physically fit residents and a less strained healthcare system, according to Penn State researchers." See study results
"Investments in parks and recreational services have a dramatic effect on health and fitness, say Geof Godbey, professor emeritus of leisure studies, and Andrew Mowen, associate professor of…Continue
Added by Michael Lafreniere on February 10, 2011 at 4:23pm — No Comments