Entries by Deb Watson

WPHF Receives Support for Project Wellness

Community support for Project Wellness, the unique health and wellness center proposed to provide a new home for the aging Peggy & Philip B. Crosby Wellness Center YMCA in Winter Park, continues to pour in to the Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF).  Early in September, following many years of research and planning, WPHF submitted its […]

Kids Run Around Eatonville

Approximately 100 children and teens ran or walked along the streets of Eatonville participating in the 4th Annual “Run Around the Town” 5K event on October 28.  There were nearly as many volunteers for the event as runners to help keep the kids safe — the Healthy Eatonville Team, Girls on the Run Orlando Running […]

Arts & Wellness Symposium Draws Record Crowd

Over 300 people attended the 3rd Annual Arts & Wellness Symposium hosted by UCF College of Arts & Humanities and the National Center for Creative Aging thanks to support from The Pabst Charitable Foundation for the Arts, the B.L. West Foundation, and the Winter Park Health Foundation.

School Recess Gets More Active

Recess carts were provided to eight Winter Park, Maitland and Eatonville elementary schools thanks to a Winter Park Health Foundation grant in support of the recess resolution passed by the Orange County Public Schools School Board.

Project Wellness: In the News

Since the Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF) announced its plans for Project Wellness, there’s a buzz about the potential impact the new and improved wellness center will have on the health and quality of life for residents in Winter Park. Tim Freed, a writer for the Winter Park Observer, interviewed Patricia Maddox, WPHF President & CEO.  In […]