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The Winter Park Health Foundation collaborates with community, school and business leaders to help them recognize the important role they can play in promoting health, and how health impacts quality of life, productivity and economic vitality. The focus is on cultivating community champions and working with those who are ready to make the healthy choice an easier choice in school, at worksites, and throughout the community at large.

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.

Partners to Offer New Programs at Healthy Eatonville Place

Grace Medical Home and Second Harvest Food Bank will be local partners in offering diabetes prevention classes and the distribution of healthy food to program participants at Healthy Eatonville Place.

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.

MetroPlan Orlando Releases Central Florida Complete Streets Report

The report outlines key steps municipalities and their partners can take to support greater safety and a more walking, biking, and transit-friendly region.

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.

Healthy Central Florida Marks Five-Year Anniversary

Healthy Central Florida continues its work to make our communities the healthiest in the nation.

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.