Park Street Community Garden

A community garden in Uptown Butte that aims to revitalize the historic uptown, unite neighbors, educate the community about eating locally, and provide residents with an opportunity to grow their own produce.   There is no single formula for a successful community garden, but whether it is a small urban affair or a larger rural endeavor […]

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4-Health

 4-Health 4-Health is parent education program for healthy lifestyle promotion created by Montana State University Extension. The 10 session program focuses on enhancing food and nutrition behaviors, increasing physical activity, promoting positive body image, and parenting and family communication skills related to healthy living. The 4-Health Program is aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles among Montana […]

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Missouri Headwaters Trail System

  In 1996 the mayor of Three Forks, Gene Townsend, received his first grant from Fish, Wildlife, and Parks to begin creating a recreational trail around the Three Forks area. With the beginning grant and a 20% match from Luzenac, a local talc company, Townsend along with a local contractor began what has now become […]

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Shelby Community Garden

City of Shelby and the Toole County Extension Office partnered to develop a community garden with the goal of increasing the consumption of fruits and vegetables   In 2006, Shelby received a $4,000 planning grant from the Montana Nutrition and Physical Activity Program to Prevent Obesity and Other Chronic Diseases (NAPA), funded by the Centers for Disease […]

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Southwest Montana YMCA

  Dillon is one of many rural communities working hard to help create a healthier Montana. The Southwestern Montana Family YMCA has partnered with many Dillon organizations to increase the health and wellness of their residents through a variety of programs. In November 2008, the SW MT Family YMCA launched their first four month Biggest […]

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City of Great Falls Wellness Program

The City-County Health Department in Great Falls mentors a variety of worksites in Great Falls in worksite wellness and cancer prevention programs.  Currently, the Great Falls Police Department, Public Works and Civic Center are participating in the program. The organization believes that health promotion in the workplace is an investment in their most important asset, […]

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Bike/Walk Alliance for Missoula (BWAM)

  Bike/Walk Alliance Missoula (BWAM) is a non-profit, member-driven organization created to improve the safety, health and enjoyment of the Five Valley area by promoting and enhancing bicycling and walking for everyday transportation and recreation. Their goal is to make Missoula one of the best cities in North America for bicycling and walking. BWAM is […]

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Cascade County Wellness Program

  The mission of the Cascade County Wellness Program is to foster the health and well-being of their employees and their families.  The Wellness Committee is dedicated to providing programs, tools and incentives to help their employees improve their health and their families’ health.  The goals of the wellness program are: •To keep low-risk participants […]

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Harlowton Rail Trail

Harlowton, Montana is an excellent example of a community dedicated to creating a healthy environment. The community supports healthy choices, and provides community members with the facilities needed to make healthy choices. When the Milwaukee Railroad closed the tracks through Harlowton in 1974, some feared the community would be unable to survive without the town’s biggest […]

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Jackson’s Garden

 Jackson’s Garden is a volunteer operated communal garden located in Sheridan, Montana.  Our mission is to sustainably support gardening for production, education, and enjoyment of our community.   Jackson’s Garden promotes the health and wellness of our community by producing fresh fruits and vegetables, providing attractive opportunities for community members to engage in physical activity, […]

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Small Steps to Health and Wealth

Designed to motivate participants to improve both their health and their finances   Small Steps to Health and Wealth™ (SSHW) is a MSU Extension program designed to motivate participants to improve both their health and their finances.  The program was developed by faculty with Rutgers Cooperative Extension and has been adapted for Montanans by the MSU […]

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First Interstate Bank Wellness Program

    First Interstate Bank cares about the health of their employees and rewards employees for taking charge. Beginning this year, employees were encouraged to complete a health risk assessment (HRA).  Completing an HRA is the first step to assessing overall health.  The HRA questionnaire positively impacts health by giving employees a personalized report about health while […]

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