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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.

CHILL Counselors Learn from Mindfulness Expert

Sharing session leads to discussion on mindfulness, meditation & creating a community culture of well being.

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.

School Health Providers Report Busy First Semester

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Counselors and Wellness Teams support students, families and school staff.

Eatonville Takes Action for a Healthier Community

Technical assistance for a new town charter was made possible through a grant to the Institute of Government at UCF.