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Grand Opening – Diabetes Center for Excellence in Akwesasne

Posted on: March 12th, 2014 by Glenn

Creating Healthy Places Nutrition Coordinator, Brittany Harris, attended the Akwesasne Tribe’s Grand Opening of the Diabetes Center for Excellence on Wednesday, February 12, 2014. The Diabetes Center has been the dream of several health advocates in Akwesasne for many years, and it was heart-warming to see the dream come to fruition. According to the Let’s Read the Rest…



Posted on: March 6th, 2014 by Glenn

The Heart Network has a vacancy for a Program Coordinator. Click Here for the Details


Tupper Lake Sets up Organic Food Program

Posted on: December 17th, 2013 by Glenn

Two women from Tupper Lake have taken healthy food access into their own hands and started an organic food buying club for Tupper Lake residents.  Since starting the program last February they’ve attracted 150 members in the Tupper Lake area. Check out the full story in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise. Way to go Tupper Lake!! Read the Rest…


Students Push For Farm Fresh Foods

Posted on: November 8th, 2013 by Glenn

Five students from Tupper Lake’s Student Council and “Green Team” club talked to the Tupper Lake School Board this week about incorporating more locally sources fruits and vegetables into the food the school serves. Check out the full article in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise…and don’t forget to look for a quote from our very own Read the Rest…


Fast Food FACTS 2013: 4.6 Billion Spent on Fast Food Advertising

Posted on: November 6th, 2013 by Glenn

Last month, in our e-news, we highlighted Michelle Obama’s “Drink Up” campaign and how our local FitPix program works with stores on the same nutrition issues the first lady focuses on… This week the Yale Rudd center for Food Policy and Obesity released their Fast Food FACTS 2013 on junk food marketing in america…It doesn’t Read the Rest…

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