Month: July 2017

Colorado Springs awarded LiveWell Colorado’s highest recognition for building a healthy community

The City of Colorado Springs has achieved Elite Status in LiveWell Colorado’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign LiveWell Colorado is proud to award Elite Status to the City of Colorado Springs for its commitment to building a healthy community. The city achieves this milestone recognition from LiveWell’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign for advancing healthy …

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Q&A with Angelle Fouther

LiveWell’s Director of Communications on equity, community, & work that makes a difference Angelle Fouther joined LiveWell Colorado as director of communications earlier this year. In this role, Angelle leads communications strategies to engage LiveWell’s audiences and partners and advance its mission: to increase access to healthy eating and active living by removing barriers that inequitably …

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LiveWell in Action at Colorado School Nutrition Association Event

LiveWell’s School Food Initiative Chefs Stir Up Excitement at CSNA’s 2017 Conference in Denver LiveWell’s School Food Initiative (SFI) chef consultants were in action again at the Colorado School Nutrition Association’s (CSNA) annual summer conference held at the Colorado Convention Center on Tuesday, June 13. The SFI team had a strong presence throughout the conference. …

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LiveWell Colorado | Montrose Produce

LiveWell Community Spotlight | Montrose, CO

How One Small Community is Creating Big Change In the small western Colorado city of Montrose you’ll find one of the greatest examples of what can happen when residents, nonprofit and community organizations, schools, local businesses, farmers, and city officials join together in partnership toward the common goal of building a healthy community. In fact, …

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School Food Initiative Spotlight | Chef Jessica Wright Shares Highlights from Idalia & Centennial

Two Tiny Districts Handle Big Changes While Honing Leadership Skills By Chef Jessica Wright, LiveWell Colorado School Food Initiative As a LiveWell School Food Initiative Chef, my work is mainly focused in two school districts, each with less than 250 students: Idalia School District (on the Eastern Plains, practically in Kansas) and Centennial School District …

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July Policy Digest

LiveWell Policy Digest: July 2017 Local Policy Update Westwood Recreation Center A recreation center for Westwood will officially be a part of Denver’s general obligation bond which will be put to voters in November’s municipal election. Westwood is one of the youngest neighborhoods in Denver, with nearly one-third of its residents under the age of …

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