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Explore Camden this summer with Connect the Lots!

This summer kicks off another year of Camden’s Connect the Lots Program. This year the program brings back some of its more popular programs, in addition to adding new ones throughout the City. With Waterfront Lab Workplace Wellness initiative, we

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Stretching, Hopping, Running, and Jumping for Joy

Spring is always a busy time for us at the United Way of Passaic County, and we’ve managed to pack in more health and wellness events for the communities we serve than ever before. Months of careful planning and cross-sectoral

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Bee Having and Bee Keeping

This spring we were blessed at our YMCA Community Garden in East Orange to become ‘bee havers.’ That’s Apiarist for ‘the place where the beehives are located and the people that agree to have them’ – as distinct from the

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More Funding for Montclair Shop Healthy

Montclair Shop Healthy has received a $1,500.00 grant from the New Jersey Healthy Corner Initiative, a partnership of The Food Trust, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids. The funding will be used for renovations of Mission Mini

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Promoting physical activity!

The Connect to Walk project  of the Morris County Park Commission and the Morris Park Alliance has completed Phase 1 of their community partnership efforts. The Bicycle and Pedestrian Task Force of Morristown has received a set of recommendations to

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Educating the Educator

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” -Nelson Mandela As teachers we spend our days focused on what our students are learning. However, in order to be an effective educator, it’s important to

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Peas Grow (Almost) Overnight for LaVida Gardeners

Posted by Edison School Garden Coordinator Cherie K: In the short time between visiting the garden on Sunday and again on Monday, the peas came up. They were not there on Sunday, but on Monday by 5 p.m., they had

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Spring has Sprung in Dover!

This year will be extra fun because Shaping Dover will be initiating a small indoor soilless community garden for the families and kids of the community! We will encourage families to participate by helping to set up, care for, and

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Spring Cleaning

Spring is an exciting time for our community gardeners. They are weeding their beds, amending their soil and anxiously waiting for those first plants to pop up. Spring is also a very busy time for anyone coordinating a new season

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It’s Time To Get Outside And Get Active In Woodbridge!

Our Bike Challenge is off to a fantastic start. A productive Bike Challenge planning meeting was held on March 31, 2017.  The kids at the Evergreen Youth Center are looking forward to the Bike Challenge which is scheduled for May

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