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Celebrating the 20th international Walk to School Day

Posted on: November 2nd, 2016 by Glenn

October 5th marked the 20th year of International Walk to School Day. Area schools celebrated with record participation during this fall campaign. Over 70 students, teachers and parents congregated in the downtown Saranac Lake parking lot before school to make the trek up the hill to Petrova Elementary, a number of participants that surpasses any Read the Rest…

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The Great American Smokeout

Posted on: November 2nd, 2016 by Glenn

It all began in 1971, when Arthur P. Mullaney, a guidance counselor at Randolph High School in Randolph, Massachusetts organized an event where he asked his community to give up smoking for one day and donate the money saved on cigarettes to the local High School Scholarship fund. The idea gained momentum and in 1976 Read the Rest…

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Franklin County Takes on Fit Pix Worksites

Posted on: November 2nd, 2016 by Glenn

Fit Pix has expanded to work sites and Franklin County is the first participant in the new project. Through participation in the project Franklin County is increasing the number of healthy foods and beverages available in vending machines and at meetings. This will make it easier for employees to make healthier choices during the work Read the Rest…

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2016 Annual Report

Posted on: October 27th, 2016 by Glenn

Read our 2016 Annual Report A Letter from our Director, Change. It’s what the North Country Healthy Heart Network inspires and supports every day. We work with communities, organizations and individuals to promote small, sustainable changes: changes that, with time, have the potential to help reduce the incidence of heart disease and other chronic conditions Read the Rest…

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Announcing New Project Coordinator

Posted on: July 26th, 2016 by Glenn

North Country Healthy Heart Network is pleased to announce that Mary Ellen Platt joined the team on July 5, 2016. As the new Health Systems Change for Tobacco Free New York Project Coordinator, Mary Ellen will encourage and support administrative strategies to ensure the systemic identification and treatment of tobacco dependence in health systems across Read the Rest…

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