Inspiring Iowans For Tag "schools"

  • Celebrate healthy and active lifestyles this summer with these upcoming events

    posted by Kendrew Panyanouvong on MAY 22, 2017

    Live Healthy Iowa Kids, the Healthiest State Initiative and other partners want to recognize active and healthy kids this summer.

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  • Iowa Community Health AmeriCorps Members to support community gardens, summer food service programs across Central Iowa

    MAY 05, 2016

    This summer, the Iowa Community Health AmeriCorps Program (ICHAP) will be supporting the health and wellness of Central Iowans with the help of the American Heart Association of Iowa, American Cancer Society, Mid-Iowa Health Foundation and United Way of Central Iowa.

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  • Oskaloosa Community School District Smarter Lunchrooms

    NOV 18, 2015

    In 2013, the Oskaloosa Community School District began implementing Smarter Lunchrooms techniques. These techniques were developed by fellow Iowan, Dr. Brian Wansink, his colleagues at the B.E.N. Center of Cornell University. Smarter Lunchrooms uses behavioral economics to nudge people into choosing healthier items. Julie Miller, Child Nutrition Director at Oskaloosa Schools, found the idea

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  • Food, Fitness and Fun Family Night

    OCT 19, 2015

    The Decorah Community School District strives to support the health and well being of students, families, and the community. This work starts in early childhood. Decorah's West Side Early Childhood Center recently hosted its first Food, Fitness and Fun Family Night. Shanna Putnam Dibble, Elementary Learner Advocate for the Decorah District, teamed with teachers and community partners

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  • Race Around Webster

    OCT 12, 2015

    Webster Elementary set a goal 3 years ago to bring the excitement and the challenge of a road race to their students. They wanted to teach the kids that not only is running an activity that is good for your body and your mind but it can also be a lot of fun in a

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