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Sussex Y uses $10,000 grant to promote health

Published in The Sparta Independent The Sussex County YMCA has launched initiatives promoting better nutrition and exercise using a $10,000 grant from Atlantic Health System to teach children to grow vegetables and to inspire shoppers to increase their daily steps. In

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A Win for Staying Power

Originally published in FoodCorps Newsletter (February 2016) Service Member Zack Silver just scored a big win for the Paterson, NJ, community he serves: a $20,000 grant from the New Jersey Healthy Communities Network to build out nutrition and physical fitness

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Breaking News: New Jersey Healthy Communities Network award $860,000 to 43 nonprofits

Originally published in The Jersey Tomato Press The New Jersey Healthy Communities Network, through a funding collaborative, awarded $860,000 to 43 nonprofit organizations to enhance the built environment and develop policies to support healthy eating and active living. Grant awards

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New “Directory Of Senior Services In Montclair” Now Available

Lifelong Montclair has created a new, reformatted “Directory of Senior Services in Montclair” that is easier to navigate, according to a notice posted on the township’s website. The directory is a part of Montclair’s Aging In Place program, which is designed to make

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New Jersey Healthy Communities Network Announces $860,000 in Grants to 43 Organizations

Empowering Communities to Support Healthy Eating and Active Living Trenton – February 9, 2016 – The New Jersey Healthy Communities Network, through a funding collaborative, awarded $860,000 to 43 nonprofit organizations to enhance the built environment and develop policies to

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Shaping NJ Grants Awarded in SJ

Originally published in The Courier Post by Kim Mulford @CP_KimMulford Noticed anything different about your community in the last few years? Say, the addition of community gardens, fresh produce in corner stores, expanded school breakfast programs or walking paths? Thanks to

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Healthy Food Drive at Pro Staff Institute Montclair

Dr. Lee in action, in the brightly lit new Montclair location. Posted 11/18/14 The folks at Pro Staff Institute in Montclair heard about the very popular and ever-growing Healthy Food Drive program, launched by non-profit Partners for Health, and announced

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Montclair Green Film Series to Screen The Human Scale

The Montclair Health Department office of Environmental Affairs, Community Green, and Bike & Walk Montclair will co-host a free public screening of a provocative new documentary, The Human Scale, at the next Green Film series on Thursday, November 20 at the Montclair Public Library.

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Turkey Ride to Benefit the Human Needs Food Pantry 11/23

Following up on its huge success last year, the Montclair Bikery’s 2nd Annual Turkey Ride to ride and collect turkeys for the Human Needs Food Pantry will take place on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. Cyclists will meet at the Montclair Bikery at 145

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Feed Your Brain For Happiness & Success Nov 15 | Montclair

Food & Mood Workshop: Feeding Your Brain Chemistry for Happiness, Balance, Success and Love November 15, 2014 in Montclair. Did you know that eating well, and eating right, can really make you feel good? It’s not that “ooh, that meal

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