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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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    Lawrence earns Silver Walk Friendly Communities designation

    Congrats to the City of Lawrence for receiving a Silver designation from the national Walk Friendly Communities program. Read on...
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    NuStep added to LDCHA

    The Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority recently added a NuStep recumbent cross trainer machine to Babcock Place, thanks to a LiveWell Community Wellness Grant. 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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    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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    Free meals available for kids this summer

    Kids in Lawrence and Lecompton have access to free meals this summer through the Fuel Up 4 Summer food program. 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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    Healthy Sprouts comes to Baldwin City

    Sunrise Project recently added a new child care center to the Healthy Sprouts farm-to-preschool program. 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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    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...