Who doesn’t want something sweet (perhaps chocolate or candy) on Valentine’s Day? You may be thinking, “That isn’t such a bad idea,” but it doesn’t help us work toward becoming healthier versions of ourselves. This year be different. Indulge in a heart-healthy Valentine’s Day. Consider a gift that has more permanence like a hand-written note … Continue reading Celebrate a Heart-Healthy Valentine’s Day
You may see kiosks with the Healthy56258 branding in downtown Marshall. We hope it reminds you to live healthy--Healthy56258 that is! Don't forget this website is chalk-full of local resources and general information about healthy living. Browse through it today and remember you can always contact us with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you to ADM and United Way of Southwest Minnesota for your sponsorship of Healthy56258. We were delighted to be a part of ADM Family Safety Days in early June. Almost 450 ADM colleagues and family members had the chance to experience how Healthy56258 impacts the safety and health of our surrounding communities.
The Healthy56258 committee put together a lunch and learn to share the various initiatives that are currently in the works.
Healthy56258 partnered with SMSU's Wellness Work Group and the SMSU Exercise Science Club for a special walk to promote World Day for Physical Activity Thursday, April 6.
Come join Stanger for a 20-30 minute walk around the SMSU campus to celebrate World Day for Physical Activity.
While the farmers market season may be coming to a close, for one VISTA project it is only the beginning of something new; increased access to produce for low-income residents. This new project has increased the sales of the 2016 Marshall Farmers Market by over $3,500, nearly three-fourths of card reader sales! Read on to … Continue reading 2016 Marshall Farmers Market: Increased Access To Local Produce
Healthy56258 is a member of MN Food Charter Network
This year, Marshall Public Schools, along with Healthy56258 representatives, are undertaking the Safe Routes to School planning process in order to identify barriers students face in walking and bicycling to school.
Healthy56258 helped with Marshall bike/ped count. The count took place mid-September 2016 and was coordinated by A Healthier Southwest intern Lauren Geurts. Pictured: volunteer counting number of bikers and pedestrians using the crosswalk.