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CATEGORY ARCHIVE

Through its work, the Winter Park Health Foundation strives to engage residents to make personal changes and adopt healthy lifestyles.  And, we enlist and empower ideas from members of the community who are focused on making their communities healthier places. The focus is on disease prevention and the aim is to energize individuals and communities to identify and implement sustainable actions to address their health concerns.

Center for Health & Wellbeing Construction Begins

The 80,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art center will combine Wellness, Fitness and Medicine will feature a new Crosby Y, community education/meeting spaces, integrated medical care, and gardens for the appreciation of nature throughout the 4.2 acre site.

Bike to Work Day Rolls in Winter Park

Hundreds of bicyclists came from as far away as Apopka and Orlando to participate in the annual event.

New Grant Supports Performing Arts for Older Adults

The program will improve older adults' quality of life, build community and create a culture which enables individuals to thrive among their peers.

Challenge Day Promotes Empathy Among Local Youth

Local secondary schools are focusing on creating a community and culture that values diversity, supports differences and builds positive relationships among students.

Connecting Generations – Something to Celebrate

Volunteers for Community Impact (VCI) hosted their Second Annual Cyber-Seniors Recognition Breakfast last month.

Learning on the Field: Lakemont Students Work Out with NFL Pro Bowlers

Through the PLAY 60 clinic, NFL Pro Bowl players encouraged local kids to get active for 60 minutes a day.

Healthy Central Florida Announces Walk90 Winners

The friendly competition helped participants lose weight, gain better health, and connect with coworkers and friends.

Fast Start Track & Field Invitational: 12 Years Running

Almost 800 students from Winter Park Consortium elementary schools participated in Fast Start 12.

Local Farmers' Markets to Accept SNAP Benefits

The Winter Park and Audubon Park Farmers' Markets will begin accepting SNAP benefits in February.