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Designing a healthy community

Posted on: July 23rd, 2018 by Glenn

North Country Healthy Heart Network staff had the pleasure of attending the Adirondack Health Institute’s “Designing a Healthy Community” conference on June 28 in Lake George. The conference featured a full agenda that focused on smart design for healthy communities. Mark Fenton, the keynote speaker, is well-versed in creating systems that help communities build a Read the Rest…

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Thanking a dedicated community champion

Posted on: July 23rd, 2018 by Glenn

At the North Country Healthy Heart Network, we work to build foundations for healthier communities. A key component of our work are the community champions we partner with across the region — we can’t create systems change without these dedicated individuals. Brushton-Moira Central School District Superintendent Donna Andre retired at the end of the 2017-18 Read the Rest…

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Walk to School Day draws big crowds

Posted on: June 19th, 2018 by Glenn

Brushton-Moira Central School hosted a Walk to School Day on Friday, June 8, attracting over 180 students. Walk to School Day promotes independence, adventure, and most importantly, regular physical activity. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, children and adolescents should get at least one hour of physical activity every day, which Read the Rest…

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Heart Network welcomes new staff member

Posted on: June 12th, 2018 by Glenn

The North Country Healthy Heart Network has announced the hiring of a new staff member: Project Coordinator Grace Mayhew. As project coordinator, Mayhew will support implementation of the Heart Network’s Health Systems for a Tobacco Free New York and Creating Healthy Schools and Communities programs, which are funded by New York State (the former via subcontract Read the Rest…

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Students, staff at Brushton-Moira CSD participate in wellness days

Posted on: May 15th, 2018 by Glenn

Staff and student wellness is a key component of creating healthier schools and communities. In March 2018, Brushton-Moira Central School District hosted its second annual Staff Wellness Day and the first-ever Student Wellness Day, with support from the North Country Healthy Heart Network. The staff program follows up 2017’s successful event that earned high marks Read the Rest…

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