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    MPO approves Loop alignment study

    The Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Organization Policy Board approved a planning project Feb. 23 that will be a step forward in development of the Lawrence Loop. Read on...
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    MPO launches survey on transportation plan

    The Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Organization needs your help updating the long-range transportation plan. Read on...
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    Grant funds Fit Club at Lawrence High School

    Lawrence High School recently started an after-school Fit Club, thanks to a LiveWell Community Wellness Grant through the Douglas County Community Foundation. Read on...
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    Work group talks Lawrence Loop at school event

    Members of the Healthy Built Environment Work Group shared information about the Lawrence Loop Jan. 17. Read on...
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    Video highlights future Lawrence Loop

    Are you a Looper? LiveWell Lawrence and partners continue to advocate for finishing a 22-mile loop trail around Lawrence everyone could enjoy. Read on...
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    Urban agriculture resources available

    The Douglas County Food Policy Council has developed publications to help residents understand the new City of Lawrence urban agriculture regulations. Read on...
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    Common Ground accepting applications

    Common Ground, the City of Lawrence’s community gardening and urban gardening program, is accepting applications for the 2017 growing season. Read on...
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    Extension office to offer cooking classes

    K-State Research and Extension-Douglas County will offer hands-on cooking classes on how to prepare quick and easy healthy meals. Read on...
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    Downtown Grocery Project seeks endorsements

    The Downtown Grocery Store Project Committee is seeing endorsements from businesses, organizations and individuals. Read on...
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    772,697 pounds of food rescued in 2016

    Just Food, Douglas County’s food pantry, rescued about 772,697 pounds of food locally in 2016! Read on...
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    Health Champions to be honored April 7

    The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department will recognize Evan Jorn and Adam and Rachel Rolf as the 2017 Douglas County Health Champions April 7. Read on...
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    Spring LiveWell event set for April 20

    LiveWell Lawrence will host a spring program from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at the Meeting Hall at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Read on...
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    Coalition sets 2016-17 Policy Platform

    LiveWell Lawrence recently announced its 2016-17 Policy Platform priorities. The platform includes a specific goal for each work group to work toward in the coming year. Read on...
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    LiveWell chooses Culture of Health Action Award winners

    LiveWell Lawrence awarded five Culture of Health Action Awards Nov. 18 at its anniversary celebration. The awardees were selected by work groups. Read on...
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    Tobacco21 efforts in Douglas County

    The LiveWell Lawrence Tobacco-Free Living Work Group is asking businesses, organizations and individuals to endorse the Tobacco21 initiative in Douglas County. Read on...
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    Tobacco-free campus initiative launches at Baker University

    A tobacco-free coalition has launched on Baker University’s campus. Read on...
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    WorkWell Lawrence Symposium set for May 3

    The annual WorkWell Lawrence Symposium will be from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 3. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. Read on...
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    WorkWell Kansas sets spring workshops

    WorkWell Kansas has announced its 2017 regional spring workshops. Read on...