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    Volunteers needed for bike/ped counts

    Volunteers are needed to manually count bicyclists and pedestrians at several locations across Lawrence, Eudora and Baldwin City in September. Read on...
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    Follow Lawrence Loop news on social media

    Stay up to date on the latest news about the Lawrence Loop! Read on...
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    Improvements planned for Blue Jacket Trail

    The Eudora Parks & Recreation Foundation is partnering with Hamm Inc. and CFS Engineers to replace the dilapidated Blue Jacket Trail in Eudora. Read on...
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    Safe Routes Champion Training set for Aug. 29

    Do you like to walk or bike? Do you want to help make these activities safer in your neighborhood? Become a Safe Routes Champion! Read on...
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    Weekly group Beginners Bike Ride set for Monday nights

    Starting June 12, there will be a weekly group Beginners Bike Ride every Monday through the end of August. Read on...
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    Join the National Bike Challenge

    You can represent Douglas County in the National Bike Challenge! 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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    Campus Cupboard on Wheels at KU launches

    The Campus Cupboard on Wheels at KU launched in August! Read on...
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    City, county adopt Food System Plan

    The Douglas County Food System Plan recently was adopted by the Douglas County Commission and Lawrence City Commission. Read on...
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    Just Food launches kitchen supply pantry

    Just Food recently launched Pots and Pan-try, a kitchen supply pantry. Read on...
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    Heartland adds commercial refrigerator

    Heartland Community Health Center recently added a commercial glass two-door refrigerator to its food pantry, thanks to a LiveWell Community Wellness Grant. Read on...
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    Douglas County wins KAW award

    Congrats to Douglas County for receiving the Community Health Champion award from the Kansas Alliance for Wellness! 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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    Cordley expands school garden program

    Cordley Elementary School recently expanded its school garden, thanks to a LiveWell Community Wellness Grant through the Douglas County Community Foundation. Read on...
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    KU Work Group changes name, plans Open House

    The KU Work Group for Community Health and Development recently changed its name to the KU Center for Community Health and Development. Read on...
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    Douglas County residents urged to provide feedback at Community Health Forums

    Findings from the Douglas County Community Health Assessment will be presented at four forums in August. Read on...
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    Photo gallery highlights health advancements in Douglas County

    The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department and LiveWell Lawrence are displaying a photo gallery highlighting recent health advancements in Douglas County through Aug. 31 at Lawrence Public Library. 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...