June 2017 - Issue #28

Check out this NEW video that highlights the health initiatives, policies, and community activities that NJPHK has been working on and implementing over the last few years!

The Greenwood Ave. Farmers Market will reopen for its third season as the safe and inviting community gathering place for residents to have access to healthy, affordable food options, health screenings, and summer fun.

Healthy employees make for a happier work environment, and Elwyn of New Jersey understands just how important that balance can be for their employees. Since 2015, Live Healthy Vineland has worked with local organizations such as Elwyn New Jersey to implement healthy workplace strategies.

If you were out and about in Trenton on May 19, you might have noticed someone intercepting bicyclists to provide unique safety cards in honor of Bike to Work Day. The "someone" was Jay Watson, Vice President of D&R Greenway Land Trust.

Get Healthy Camden is teaming up with Virtua Health Systems to provide a mobile farmers market for Camden and Burlington counties' residents this summer as part of Connect the Lots.

Camden Mayor Dana L. Redd and Cooper's Ferry Partnership Vice President Meishka L. Mitchell unveiled the Connect the Lots program for 2017A variety of fun outdoor events and programming for the spring and summer are planned to engage residents and activate vacant spaces throughout Camden.

NJPHK's Deputy Director Dr. Darrin Anderson served as a speaker at the recent Emerging Multicultural Leadership experience (EMLE) Conference.

by Cara Morello
Director of Administration/Operations, Cumberland Cape Atlantic YMCA

Making a case for your child to remain active during the summer is easy - we all know that they should be moving. Here are some suggestions for a fun AND active summer!

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National Camping Month
National Safety Month
Men's Health Month
Men's Health Week - June 4-10
National Prevention of Eye Injuries Awareness - June 27 - July 2
Greenwood Ave Farmers Market Opening Day - June 12
World Ocean's Day - June 8
World Blood Donor Day - June 13
Flag Day - June 14
Father's Day - June 18
International Day of Yoga - June 21
First Day of Summer - June 21