Screen Free Week

Screen Free Week http://www.screenfree.org/ The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) initiative is pleased to announce a new infographic on physical activity: Screen Time vs. Lean Time. Childhood obesity rates have more than tripled in the last 30 years. Today, about one in six children is obese. According […]

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Rural Health Success Story Contest 2011 Winner: Shelby, Montana

City of Shelby, Montana “Today, more than ever, there is a need to provide opportunities for children to walk and bicycle to school safely.  Many rural communities like Shelby struggle with inadequate sidewalks and walkways; traffic congestion around schools; and for Shelby, a railway that dissects the community.   The mission of the City of […]

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Sweet Grass Food

Started in 2008, the Big Timber Community Garden has a goal of providing nutritious and fresh produce to the community of Big Timber. Many gardeners give a portion of their harvest to the community food bank, the senior center, or sell at the farmer’s market. Program Description: What is the health and wellness or prevention […]

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Go Play

  Every year MSU-Billings’ students in the Media for Social Change class through the Department of Communications and Theaters promotes a different cause. In the spring of 2006, the communication students launched the Go Play! campaign. Go Green! Go Fit! Go Nutrition! Go Parks! During the 2006-2007 school year, students from Montana State University-Billings (MSU-Billings) […]

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