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Don’t Sugarcoat Our Future

Voices for Healthy Kids releases a new toolkit on sugar-sweetened beverages entitled “Don't Sugarcoat Our Future.”  To receive access to the toolkit, click here. This toolkit is a compilation of facts, sample materials, and guidance on how to build, engage, and mobilize a social change movement in your state or community on this critical issue.  The toolkit is wrapped together by a unique theme designed to maximize interest and action to reduce consumption of sugar-sweetened [...]

By |2014-04-14T08:00:56-04:00April 14th, 2014|Health|

Complete Streets are Safe for Everyone

Over the past couple of years, I've had the pleasure of working with the Kentucky Heart Foundation and the Ashland Boyd County Health Department as they aim to make streets safer and friendlier to all users of the road. I've been so impressed with how the small communities in this area are stepping up and promoting complete streets. Complete streets involve building and designing roads to accommodate all users, and, in turn, can increase opportunities [...]

By |2013-05-13T10:00:47-04:00May 13th, 2013|Blog, Child Welfare & Safety, Health|

Join Kentucky Educational Television on April 18 for a Screening of “Well Fed: Nourishing Our Children for a Lifetime”

Learn how parents, schools and communities across Kentucky are coming together to help children discover the benefits of fresh, whole foods, especially fruits and vegetables. Join us for a free public screening of Well Fed: Nourishing Our Children for a Lifetime, A KET Special Report, at the Kentucky Science Center on April 18.  Register now! In a society filled with super-sized fast food meals and a wealth of fatty, sugary, and salty prepackaged foods, it can [...]

By |2013-04-11T08:38:41-04:00April 11th, 2013|Blog, Health|
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