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Join us for a food demonstration

Food Demonstrations

Food demonstrations are a great opportunity to sample new foods, learn about nutrition and gather great, healthy recipes. Join us at your Healthy Neighborhood Stores.
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Prevention Speaks

Prevention Speaks in Douglas County

Thanks 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.
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HBO's Weight of the Nation

HBO’s The Weight of the Nation

HBO 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.
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Partnering For A Healthy City

Over 350 organizations have joined the Partners For A Healthy City movement to help make the healthy choice the easy choice throughout Douglas County.
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Live Well Omaha in Action!

Watch and learn how Live Well Omaha is activating our community...
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Exercise Your Voice and Your Body

For 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.
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  • May
    3
    2014
    Physical Activity
    Concordia Classic Volleyball Tournament
    Concordia High School 156th Fort Omaha, Nebraska 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

    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

  • May
    11
    2014
    Physical Activity
    Move it or Lose it: A 5k supporting the osteoporosis research
    Lake Zorinsky Park 156th & F Street, Shelter #1 Omaha, NE 68135 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    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/

  • Speaking Up

    All News, Live Well Omaha, Physical Activity, Transportation April 17th, 2014

    Live Well Omaha “Commuter Challenge”

    The goal of the Live Well Omaha Commuter Challenge is to encourage people to try active transportation. Join the challenge and track your progress from May 1 – September 30. Form a team at your business or organization and enjoy Read More…

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    All News, Live Well Omaha April 2nd, 2014

    Live Well Omaha – Digest April 2, 2014

    TWEET OF THE WEEK Please tweet this to your Twitter followers: Congrats @OmahaPubSchool for your new easy-to-navigate website. Great resource for parents & students! #HealthyOmaha @LiveWellOmaha – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Read More…

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    All News, Live Well Omaha April 2nd, 2014

    Douglas County, Nebraska – General Information

    April is National County Government Awareness Month. Attached is the Douglas County’s  “Did You Know” series with the public and media – please print, post, share, do whatever you can to spread the word General County Information

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    Food, Healthy Happy Kids, Live Well Omaha, Physical Activity March 27th, 2014

    Community Gardens Now Accepting New Gardeners

    Dozens of community gardens across the metro are now accepting new gardeners. The increase in the local foods movement led to a boom for gardening in Omaha – and the community gardens have given those who are renters, have shaded Read More…

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