This year’s Health Innovation Grant Workshop speakers were, according to many, “the best ever” for Healthy Central Florida. Gil Penalosa, Founder of 8-80 Cities and John Rife, Founder of East End Market, each shared their expertise, passion and strategies for making our community the healthiest in the nation. The two spoke to a crowd representing […]
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Kids walked and rolled in record numbers on International Walk to School Day, Oct. 4, 2017. At Winter Park consortium schools, parents walked with kids (and dogs) on this annual day that celebrates the simple joy of walking to school. Kids created posters at Lakemont Elementary School, where a record 148 participants joined the colorful parade […]
The Move60 Challenge kicked off with a wet, rainy group walk on Sunday, Oct. 1. Nearly 50 people braved the elements and dodged rain drops for a beautiful walk through downtown Winter Park. The Challenge which has more than 1,200 registered participants and nearly 120 teams is off to a great start. There’s still time […]
Join us to kick off the Move60 (60 days) Challenge with a beautiful walk around Winter Park. All walking speeds are welcome. If you haven’t yet signed up for the Move60 Challenge, you can do so Sunday morning and get super-soft, free t-shirt and pedometer while supplies last. Doors open at 7:45. Coffee will […]
Healthy people live in healthy communities – ones in which residents can walk, bike, move and play safely whether they are eight or eighty years old. It’s also a place where they have access to fresh, healthy, affordable food. Join Healthy Central Florida for our 5th annual Health Innovation Grants Workshop on Nov. 1st, […]
Healthy Central Florida is hosting its 6th annual Walk n’ Bike to School Workshop on Thursday, Sept. 21. The workshop is free, open to all, and designed to bring advocates and leaders together to make walking and biking to school safer for our children. Join parents, school personnel and city leaders as we share updates, creative […]
Free, fun and a great way to get fit and win prizes. The Move60 Challenge (move for 60 days) encourages residents to walk, run, bike, swim, dance, garden – Just get moving! The fun begins on October 1st and goes through November 29th. You can participate as an individual or on a team. There are great […]
Did you walk to school as a child? Don’t you wish your kids or grandkids could enjoy that simple, healthy pleasure? See how we are working to make our streets safer for all to walk and bike – and join us!
For the last five years, Healthy Central Florida has held a Health Innovation Grants Workshop annually and has given out more than $125,000 in mini-grants to date. Each year we bring in national experts in health – including walkability experts such as Jeff Speck and Mark Fenton; Dr. Brian Wansink from the Cornell Food Lab […]
Only 10% of Winter Park and 7.3% of Maitland residents smoke. Nationwide the rate is less than 17%. In response to resident demand Breathe Free launched 3 years ago and today 50 restaurants offer safe, smoke-free patios. Cheers to them!