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    APHA launches 1 Billion Steps Challenge

    To encourage people to walk, the American Public Health Association has launched the 1 Billion Steps Challenge! 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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    KU earns Bicycle Friendly University honor

    The League of American Bicyclists has recognized the University of Kansas with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly University award. 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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    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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    Healthy Hearts Fair set for LMH

    In recognition of National Heart Month, Lawrence Memorial Hospital will sponsor a Healthy Hearts Fair from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18. Read on...
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    Kansas Health Foundation selects local grantees

    Through its fall 2016 cycle of Recognition Grants, the Kansas Health Foundation has provided more than $900,000 in grants. 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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    Virtual Tobacco Workshop set for Lawrence

    WorkWell Kansas will sponsor several Virtual Tobacco Workshops across the state from 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21. Read on...
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    WorkWell Kansas sets spring workshops

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