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Walk90 Kicks off Oct. 1 – Hundreds Registered

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016

Click here to view Walk90 Video. Join the 2016 Fall Walk90 Challenge, using a simple online tool to track your steps and earn great prizes.  The challenge runs 90 days – from October 1, 2016 (or whenever you start) to December 29, 2016. The goal is to take at least 7,000 steps a day – […]

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More than 200 Residents Learned About Walkability and Healthy Eating from National Experts

Posted by on May 12, 2016

Jeff Speck and Dr. Brian Wansink shared evidence-based strategies for creating healthier environments at Healthy Central Florida’s 4th Annual Health Innovation Grants Workshop on May 11.

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We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby – 41 and Counting!!

Posted by on Aug 10, 2016

Just over a year old, Breathe Free Winter Park is going strong with 41 restaurants voluntarily offering smoke-free patio dining. More are signing on…

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Happiness is…Growing Up in a Town They Love

Posted by on May 19, 2016

Kids Share Views on Health and Life in Eatonville Four teens from Eatonville recently participated in a panel discussion moderated by Stewart Moore, an anchor at WESH TV 2.  Two seniors, a junior and a freshman, all students at Edgewater High School, and all long-time residents of Eatonville, shared their thoughts on the challenges of […]

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Stepping Towards a Better Future!

Stepping Towards a Better Future!

Sep 19, 2016

Join us on October 11th from 6-8PM to step towards a healthier Eatonville with Healthy Eatonville Place!

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Walk & Bike to School Workshop – Up to $15,000 in Grants

Walk & Bike to  School Workshop – Up to $15,000 in Grants

Sep 7, 2016

Would you like for your child to be able to walk and bike safely to school? If so, we hope you’ll join this important conversation with school and community leaders.  How can we make our roads, sidewalks and neighborhoods around our schools safer so kids could walk and ride?  Children learn and focus better when they’ve had exercise. Walking and biking to... More →

$27,500 in Health Innovation Grants announced

Healthy Central Florida awarded $27,500 to 12 outstanding projects in its fourth annual round of Health Innovation grants. To date, more than $100,000 has been distributed to help make our communities the healthiest in the nation. From a community workshop in May with two national thought leaders and nearly 160 attendees, 38 grant applications were submitted. This year the grants focused on two of Healthy Central Florida’s four focus areas:

(1) Get Active – physical activity promotion (primarily walking and walkability); and

(2) Eat Healthy – healthy food access and consumption.

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Take a walk on the mild side for health, community

Take a walk on the mild side for health, community

Nov 12, 2015

Our sedentary lives are killing us — literally. One in two U.S. adults is living with a chronic disease such as diabetes, heart disease or cancer. And 70 percent of Americans will die prematurely due to diseases that could be prevented with simple lifestyle changes — like walking.

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HCF Highlights Video 2015

HCF Highlights Video 2015

Aug 7, 2015

See why others are walking, talking, biking and being active.

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Bike to Work Day – March 9th!

Bike to Work Day – March 9th!

Jun 23, 2015

Mark your calendars! Bike to Work Day is March 9th – Group Ride and Social Hour

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BFWP Video – The Coop/Panera

BFWP Video – The Coop/Panera

Jun 1, 2015

Hear what your fellow residents are saying about being able to dine…and breathe freely at our now 32 smoke-free patios in Winter Park.

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International Walk to School Day 2015 Video

International Walk to School Day 2015 Video

Apr 30, 2015

Did you miss International Walk to School Day? Watch this video for a recap.

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