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Measuring Community Health...

Measuring Community...
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Southcoast Bike way Alliance...

Make your miles count. Join our 4th Annual Summer Bike Challenge and the National Bike Challenge. Register at https://nationalbikechallenge.org The National Bike Challenge is a nationwide event uniting thousands of current bicyclists—and encouraging countless new riders. It is a free and easy way to challenge yourself, your colleagues and your community to ride more while competing on a local, state and national level. The 2017 Challenge is organized and presented by the League of American Bicyclists, with presenting sponsorship by 3M.   To see...
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Dr Dave Weed Retires...

As of July 1, 2017, Dr. David Weed will be retiring from his position as Executive Director of Partners for a Healthier Community and Coordinator of the Healthy City Fall River Initiative. FALL RIVER — For the last decade, Dr. David S. Weed has been trying to make Fall River a healthier place. He’s succeeded in his mission and is passing the torch to the many human service organizations to continue that work. Weed will retire from his post as executive director of Greater Fall River Partners for a Healthier Community, knowing that the city is a little...
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Helping you Live Better...

Free Family Programs For Healthy Living   Sponsored By Blue Cross and Blue Sheild Of MA at the Fall River YMCA Have Fun , Be healthy Playgroup  Ahes 0-5 years w/ adult   Read Stories, play,sing.dance and Make new Friends while learning about  healthy food and activity.   Fridays 9/16- 10/29  9:00 am- 10:30 am FREE Be Healthy Together Family  Lifestyle Classes ages 6-13/ Adult An engaging family class combining cooking, nutrition , physical activity, and fun, family friendly activities. Complete the program and receive a three month YMCA family...
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The Southcoast Bikeway Alliance Challeng...

The South Coast Bikeway Alliance was the first place winner in Massachusetts, and finished 17th out of 1,871 national teams. The team’s 139 participants rode 70,270 miles and burned more than three million calories. In this challenge, over 69 cyclists have ridden over 72,517 miles since May 1 for the South Coast Bikeway Alliance Team which is part of the National Bike Challenge. Riders  gathered at the Dartmouth YMCA’s Fall Festival and was recognized for their accomplishments. Over $800 in prizes was  awarded. In the challenge people earn points for each mile...
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Bike lanes to come to RTE 88 Horseneck b...

September 21, 2016 Route 88 Phase III Plans   “MassDOT Meeting – Route 88 Phase III Design” MassDOT held a meeting at the Westport town hall annex to discuss proposed changes to the design of Route 88 from Drift Road southerly to the south side of the Bridge. Proposed changes include the addition of sidewalks and bicycle lanes. North and south bound directions will be reduced to one travel lane in each direction and minor alterations are also planned for the rotary on the south side of the bridge at the top of the Cherry & Webb ramp.  The...
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How does your state rate?...

Percentage of Overall Traffic Fatalities that are Bicyclist and Pedestrian Fatalities by State – 2013 postcard The latest federal transportation funding reauthorization, Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act), includes a new grant program aimed at decreasing bicyclist and pedestrian fatalities and injuries. States where the amount of bicyclist and pedestrian traffic deaths exceeds 15 percent of total annual statewide traffic deaths will be eligible for approximately $14 million in annual grant funds under Section 4005.   To see...
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NEW location for Voices meeting...

Greetings: Just a quick reminder about our monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 26 @ 3:00 PM at our new location: NB National Whaling Historical Park, 33 William Street. Agenda items include: Complete Streets Healthy Neighborhoods Equity Fund Study Age- Friendly Communities Partner updates Please let me know if you have any other agenda items. Thanks and here is an announcement about a Public Hearing re: Southcoast Rail Project in New Bedford on Thursday April 28th – if you can make it please...
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Americans Are Getting Serious About Suga...

New poll shows most are trying to cut sugar from their diets. Americans say they are on a sugar detox. A Reuters/Ipsos poll of 1,883 adults living in the United States, conducted Jan. 15-21, finds that 58 percent say they tried to limit sugar in their diets in the previous 30 days. That is higher than the percentage of those who were targeting reductions in their intake of calories, sodium, fats, cholesterol or carbohydrates. Only 39 percent said they had not tried to cut sugar intake.     To see...
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New Bedford Fitness Challenge...

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