Month: May 2016

LiveWell Prowers County

LiveWell Prowers County Recognized as a National Health Impact Award Finalist

LiveWell Prowers County Recognized as a National Health Impact Award Finalist Partnership for Healthier America chooses Colorado organization as an Impact Award Finalist DENVER —May 19, 2016 — LiveWell Prowers County has been named by the Partnership for A Healthier America (PHA) as one of 5 Impact Award finalists at its Annual Conference in Washington, …

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Imagine CO winners

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Imagine Colorado winners

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Imagine Colorado winners Seven teams win a total of $25,000 for their innovative ideas to make our kids healthier Denver, CO (MAY 18, 2016) – Smart Fit Girls, Pocket Playgrounds, Social Media Outdoor Youth App, Running Minds could be the big ideas to make Colorado’s kids the healthiest in the nation. These …

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Michael Pollan’s “In Defense of Food” Film: Thoughts from LiveWell’s School Nutrition & Food Systems Experts

Michael Pollan’s “In Defense of Food” Film: Reflections from LiveWell’s Nutrition, School Food & Food Systems Experts LiveWell Colorado recently co-hosted three Denver-area public screenings of Michael Pollan’s film, In Defense of Food. Two of our subject matter experts participated in panel discussions following the screenings. Below, we reflect on some of the issues raised …

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Food Stamp Healthy Food Access

LiveWell Weighs In: USDA Rule to Enhance Food Stamp Healthy Food Access

LiveWell Weighs In: USDA Rule to Enhance Food Stamp Healthy Food Access LiveWell Colorado has submitted public comment regarding the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Proposed Rule: Enhancing Retailer Standards in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Background USDA Proposed Rule to Enhance Access to Healthy Food Options in SNAP – …

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Help Protect PE in Colorado: Join the Statewide Listening Tour for New Federal Education Law

Help Protect PE in CO: Join the Statewide Listening Tour for New Federal Education Law In six Colorado cities throughout May—plus an online webinar session on June 1—the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) is conducting a statewide listening tour to gather feedback from the public on how our state should carry out the Every Student …

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