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New Workplace Wellness Committee

Posted on: May 8th, 2017 by Glenn

Franklin County, as an employer, has formed a wellness committee.  As part of the Fit Pix Worksite Project, facilitated by North Country Healthy Heart Network with funding from NYSDOH, county department champions came together to discuss ideas and concerns related to healthy lifestyles at work.  The outcome of the meeting was an unanimous vote to Read the Rest…

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Supporting our Supporters: Heart Network Gathering to Connect and Thank North Country Tobacco Treatment Specialists

Posted on: April 10th, 2017 by Glenn

At the Heart Network, we believe in supporting our supporters. For several years, we have built up a peer-to-peer network for North Country Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialists (CTTS or ‘treatment specialist’) working within our partner Health Systems. In addition to investing in certification training, the Heart Network hosts gatherings where Treatment Specialists can connect with Read the Rest…

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Saranac Lake to add ‘blank-out’ Signs to Major Intersection

Posted on: March 29th, 2017 by Glenn

A key Saranac Lake intersection will be getting a pedestrian facelift in the coming months! The Village of Saranac Lake was recently awarded a Built Environment grant from Eastern Adirondack Health Care Network.  The grant will be used to install LED blank-out signs at the intersection of River & Main Streets. This major pedestrian and Read the Rest…

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FitPix Welcomes Farm to Market

Posted on: March 29th, 2017 by Glenn

Farm to Market is a great name for a Fit Pix C-Store. Which is convenient, because it’s the name of our newest Fit Pix convenience store participant! We are excited to welcome Scott and Jane Degon, owners of Farm to Market, to the Fit Pix group. They are the fourth new store this year and Read the Rest…

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National Breakfast Week

Posted on: March 15th, 2017 by Glenn

Schools around the country are celebrating healthy breakfast this month. National School Breakfast Week, which took place March 6-10, celebrated with this year’s theme “Take the School Breakfast Challenge”. The annual event encourages students, teachers and parents to start the day out right with foods that will provide adequate fuel to power them through the Read the Rest…

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