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  1. Take a look at what’s going on in your community.
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    Lawrence adds bike corrals, repair stands

    The City of Lawrence recently installed new bike corrals and bike repair stands through a LiveWell Community Wellness Grant from the Douglas County Community Foundation. Read on...
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    City awarded grant for Lawrence Loop

    The City of Lawrence has been awarded a $110,000 Sunflower Foundation grant to build a section of the Lawrence Loop. Read on...
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    Grants awarded to Lawrence, Eudora

    Congrats to the City of Lawrence and City of Eudora for securing grants through the Transportation Alternatives program with the Kansas Department of Transportation. Read on...
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    Join the National Bike Challenge

    There’s still time to join the National Bike Challenge! The Challenge is a logging center to record the miles you ride while competing with other riders all over the country. 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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    Pie Auction fundraiser set for Sunrise Project

    Join the Sunrise Project for its second annual Pie Auction! The event will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at Hobbs Park, 702 E. 11th St., Lawrence. Read on...
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    Douglas County launches Double Up Food Bucks

    The Lawrence Farmers Market, Cottin’s Hardware Farmers Market and Perry-Lecompton Farmers Market are three of 11 regional farmers markets to recently launch the Double Up Food Bucks program. Read on...
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    Just Food adds new commercial coolers

    Just Food recently added commercial coolers through a LiveWell Community Wellness Grant from the Douglas County Community Foundation. Read on...
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    Ryan Gray Playground nears fundraising goal

    The Ryan Gray Playground For ALL Children volunteer fundraisers report they are within $25,000 of reaching their goal of $150,000 in community donations for renovation of the playground. Read on...
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    Farm to School program to benefit from Savor Lawrence

    Lawrence Public Schools will be the beneficiary of “Savor Lawrence,” a new culinary festival planned for this fall featuring foods exclusively from Lawrence food trucks and downtown restaurants. Read on...
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    Summer Food Program schedule set

    Free meals are available this summer for children and teens in Lawrence. The Summer Food Service Program provides free meals to all children between the ages of 1-18. Read on...
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    Coalition reflects on 2015-16 Policy Platform progress

    LiveWell Lawrence work groups recently provided progress reports on their 2015-16 Policy Platform priorities. Read on...
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    Join the Tobacco21 initiative in Douglas County

    The LiveWell Lawrence Tobacco-Free Living Work Group, with support from the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, is asking businesses, organizations and individuals to endorse the Tobacco21 initiative in Douglas County. Read on...