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AHA fosters and supports community efforts to make healthy eating and physical activity the way of life in Wake County.

Perspectives (May 2015)

Michael Tiemann, a VP at Red Hat who is also on the board of Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS), keynoted the City of Raleigh’s Environmental Awards Celebration, where I am proud to say AHA and a number of our partners were recognized. Michael talked about how our food More

Partner in the Spotlight: 5210 Y Healthy Hero Program

Physical activity and fun are a regular part of the game plan at YMCA of the Triangle After School programs, but for six weeks in March and April, a new program showcased healthy habits for more than 5,300 children at 72 after school sites in Wake County and beyond. The YMCA, in More

2015 Triangle Bike/Ped Workshop Highlights Progress & Needs

By Jennifer Delcourt, Coordinator, Active Routes to School Region 5, hosted by Wake County Human Services While there continues to be room for improvement for bicycle and pedestrian facilities in communities originally designed with cars in mind, the 5th Annual Triangle Bicycle and Pedestrian Workshop last month highlighted progress from More

Perspectives (April 2015)

Spring and pollen are here, and that means the farmers’ markets of Wake County are opening again for the season. I’m seeing great partnerships to make these markets successful, and also to bring Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to many of the markets through EBT (formerly food stamps). More

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