Entries by Jill

Bike to Work Day is March 7th – Join Us!

Biking to work is fun, green and healthy! Join hundreds of riders and dozens of companies who will be fielding teams for this morale-boosting, team-building event.  Here’s how it works. Wherever you live or work, you’re encouraged to ride your bike to work.  Or, or take your bike to work on your bike rack or […]

Walk & Bike to School – Fun, Healthy, Green – Join us!

Would you like for your child to be able to walk and bike safely to school? If so, you can join the movement.  “Walk n’ Roll Wednesdays” take place at most Winter Park, Maitland Eatonville schools weekly or monthly.    Check with your Healthy School Team Leader at your school or email Healthy Central Florida […]

$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 individuals and 101 teams kicked off Walktober and the Walk90 Challenge.  The friendly, community-wide walking program goes through December 29th and people from eight to eighty years old and all fitness levels are participating. There are teams representing schools, workplaces and faith communities – […]