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Teal Pumpkin Project and Healthier Halloween Treats

Teal Pumpkin Project and Healthier Halloween Treats

Oct 8, 2019

By Taylor Willhite, Dietetic Intern

In recent years, you may have noticed an increase in the number of teal-colored pumpkins, but you may be unaware of the important meaning behind them. A teal pumpkin is used to indicate to trick-or-treaters that the house offers non-food items. This has gained popularity from the Teal Pumpkin Project®, which aims to raise awareness of

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Back to School Safety Tips

Back to School Safety Tips

Aug 23, 2019

The start of a new school year brings all sorts of excitement....new school supplies, new friends, fun activities....but it can also be a dangerous time of year, especially for young children.

Every day in the U.S. more than 40 kids are hit by a vehicle while walking. That’s more than 15,000 children injured each year.

  • Teach kids at an early age to look left, right
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Come Move Well With Us! Free Fitness Festival on August 10

Come Move Well With Us! Free Fitness Festival on August 10

Jul 31, 2019

Did you know that most Americans aren't meeting the daily requirement for physical activity?  Being active is a great way to maintain a healthy weight, boost your mood and prevent a number of chronic diseases like heart disease, cancer, obesity and diabetes.

Join us on Saturday, August 10, at Riverdale Park from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. for the second annual Move Well

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