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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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    City appoints Transportation Commission members

    Congrats to those appointed to the City of Lawrence’s newly established Transportation Commission! Read on...
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    Lawrence honored as Bronze Rank Bicycle Friendly Community

    The City of Lawrence has been honored again as a Bronze Rank Bicycle Friendly Community by the American League of Bicyclists! 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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    Harvesters community meetings set

    Harvesters and Kansas Farm Bureau will host breakfast and community conversations in Lawrence, Topeka and Manhattan about the impact of agriculture and farming on food security, food access and nutrition. 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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    Food Policy Council releases draft Food System Plan

    The Douglas County Food Policy Council has released its draft of the Food System Plan. 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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    SAVE THE DATE: Spring LiveWell event set for April

    LiveWell Lawrence will host a spring program from 4 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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    LiveWell Community Wellness Grants awarded

    Ten Douglas County organizations received a total of $83,000 in LiveWell Community Wellness Grants Nov. 18. The awards support the work of LiveWell Lawrence. Read on...
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    WorkWell Kansas sets spring workshops

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