Food DemonstrationsFood demonstrations are a great opportunity to sample new foods, learn about nutrition and gather great, healthy recipes. Join us at your Healthy Neighborhood Stores. Schedule
Prevention Speaks in Douglas CountyThanks to Prevention Speaks and Communities Putting Prevention to Work for telling Douglas County's success stories. Please take a moment to watch these videos about people in Douglas County making changes in their lives and their community for better health. Watch Videos
HBO’s The Weight of the NationHBO presents a four-part documentary series, THE WEIGHT OF THE NATION, confronting the obesity epidemic. The series features interviews with leading experts, as well as individuals and their families as they share their stories struggling with obesity. Watch the series, learn the basics and take action. Together we can win the battle against obesity. LEARN MORE
Partnering For A Healthy CityOver 350 organizations have joined the Partners For A Healthy City movement to help make the healthy choice the easy choice throughout Douglas County. LEARN MORE
Live Well Omaha in Action!Watch and learn how Live Well Omaha is activating our community... Watch Video
Exercise Your Voice and Your BodyFor Omaha to become America’s healthiest city, we have to do more than just work out. We have to speak out. It is time for all of us who care about the future of our city to join the movement that is Live Well Omaha. Together, we can claim our place as one of America’s healthiest, successful and thriving cities. Watch Video
Coed adult volleyball tournament supporting the volleyball program at Concordia. Teams will be guaranteed 4 games of volleyball. There will be food available during the tournament. Sign up at www.IHAVEGAME.com
Creighton University is hosting, Move it or Lose it a 5K run and one mile walk to raise awareness for osteoporosis research and support the Creighton University Osteoporosis Research Center. Funds from the race, scheduled for Saturday, May 10 at Lake Zorinsky Park, will go into the Creighton Endowment for Osteoporosis Research to contribute to the Center’s research and teaching mission.
Osteoporosis leads to fractures in 1.5 million American women annually – a higher incidence than breast cancer, heart attack and stroke combined. The debilitating bone disease affects about 375 thousand U.S. men every year, too. Creighton University was one of the first universities to establish research facilities for the study of osteoporosis. Today, the university’s Osteoporosis Research Center is one of five comprehensive centers in the U.S., staffed by world-renowned experts and providing the best patient care and state-of-the-art evaluation, diagnosis, research and treatment of the disease.
COST: $25 early registration (before April 26) includes a timing chip and race t-shirt; after April 26, registration will be $35
REGISTER AT: http://www.moveit5k.org/