$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.

Nearly 1,300 Individuals and 100+ Teams Walking!

Click here to view Walk90 Video. On October 1st, nearly 1,300…

We've Come a Long Way, Baby - Nearly 50 Counting!!

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...

Video Winners Announced - 7 Local Middle School Students Recognized

Seven winners were announced in HCF's first-ever middle-school video contest promoting walking and biking to school safely. Check out these very creative young actors and directors! Cash prizes were awarded for the top three videos.

Happiness is...Growing Up in a Town They Love

Kids Share Views on Health and Life in Eatonville Four teens…

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

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.

43 Entries in Student Video Contest - Winners Announced Soon!

A panel of professional judges met to review 43 videos submitted for the contest. Winners of $350 in cash prizes will be announced soon! Stay tuned....

$25,000 available in 2016 Health Innovation Grants

Great networking, cutting edge health information and the opportunity to receive grants totaling $25,000 in all. Mark your calendar for May 11.

Bike to Work Day in Winter Park Attracts Nearly 140 for Group Ride

Nearly 140 riders flooded Winter Park streets and enjoyed a group ride to celebrate Bike to Work Day and Bike Month in Florida.

Reading and Riding - A Great Combination for this Librarian

Originally from Great Britain, Jonathan Miller, Director of the Library at Rollins, was looking for a job and community that would enable him walk or bike to work. He found that in Winter Park where he bikes to Rollins most days of the week – and loves it.