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ACHIEVE – Action Communities for Health, Innovation & EnVironmental ChangE

On February 1, 2011, the City of Winter Park—with a lot of help from community partners and a group of wiggly Lakemont Elementary School kindergartners—officially launched Tobacco-Free Parks month. Together, community leaders and children posted the first of about 80 signs that were to be scattered in city parks announcing Tobacco-Free February and asking visitors […]

Winter Park Health Foundation Honored for Gift Supporting Florida Hospital Centre for Family Medicine

The Winter Park Health Foundation’s multi-year $5 million gift supporting the construction of the Florida Hospital Centre for Family Medicine which houses the Family Medicine Residency Program in Winter Park was announced in a press conference and celebrated at a reception honoring WPHF Trustees on September 15 at the Centre. A plaque honoring the WPHF […]

Feature Initiative: Safe Routes to School

New Grants Encourage Students to Walk & Bike to School The Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF) awarded mini-grants totaling $30,150 in late 2008 to enable seven local schools to launch and expand programs that encourage students to walk and ride to school. They are part of the WPHF Think~Act~Be Healthy Communities initiative designed to inspire […]

Feature Initiative: Coordinated Youth Initiative

Coordinated Youth Initiative Programs Support Student Health and Academic Success From its earliest days, the Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF) has been focused on the health of children and youth through its Coordinated Youth Initiative (CYI). CYI—the Foundation’s longest-supported initiative–is based on the belief that “Healthy Kids Make Better Students and Better Students Make Healthy […]