The ten fellows selected to form the 2019 class convened in Ames on May 15 for their first meeting where they discussed the benefits of walkable communities and learned first-hand how to conduct a walk audit.
5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count! recommends that kids get at least one hour of physical activity each day. Yoga is a great way to move more and practice mindfulness.
There's no better time to hop on your bike than May because its Bike Month!
Get outside and explore county parks across Iowa this summer with your family and friends.
Mt. Pleasant worked with the existing Healthy Henry County Communities coalition to include 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count!
Schools that attended the 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count! Summit in October 2018 were given the opportunity to apply for a $500 mini grant from the Iowa Department of Education to implement 5-2-1-0 strategies at their site.
Giant board games were purchased using the 5-2-1-0 grant and matching funds from Visit Mason City.
Not only do low-income Iowans get access to healthy foods, but local farmers make more money, and more food dollars stay in the local economy – instead of going 1,500 miles away.
5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count! recommends that Iowa kids drink 0 sugary drinks, and instead drink more water.
Each school, workplace and individual award finalist submitted a short video to showcase their work.
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