Get Ready for Streets Alive!
In other news: Good food, good health, and hope on wheels; Community Health Endowment embarks on its 21st year with new goals; Lincoln schoolchildren - how fit are they?
July Partner Highlight
Community Health Endowment
Community Health Endowment
Twenty Years of Giving
In July, 2018, the Community Health Endowment of Lincoln (CHE) kicked off the celebration of its 20th anniversary, Health 20/20, with a goal of having 20 events during their 20th year.  
They far surpassed that goal, partnering with 22 different organizations, to organize 30 events across Lincoln.  What's next for them?  Read and find out. 
View What's New
In the first segment, Malone Community Center talks about the breastfeeding challenges and their support program for African American families.
In the second segment, Lincoln Public Schools and Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln talk about how physical education can impact learning and how its tracked. 

In the final segment, Lincoln Electric System talks about their Sustainable Living Festival.

OR, watch the   full episode now.
Check out the latest in the Simple Eats series: Peanut Butter, a healthy way to get protein on a budget.
Partner Tidbits

      Half Marathon Training at the YMCA

Downtown Lincoln YMCA will be offering a specialized training for individuals who want to learn how to run a half marathon or how to run at a faster pace. 

Class topics include nutritional, physical, and mental training. Classes will be held on Sundays (8-9 am), Mondays (6:30-7:30 pm), and Thursdays (6:30-8 pm) from August 8 through October 31. Cost is $55 for YMCA members and $85 for non-members. To register or more info 
Cornhusker State Games, July 19-28

The Cornhusker State Games are a statewide amateur sports festival for all Nebraskans.   Scheduled for  July 19-28  at more than 70 sites in Lincoln, Omaha and surrounding communities, the games offer top quality competition featuring athletes of all ages and abilities. More info.
Health and the City
Delivering Good Health and Hope
Good Neighbors on Wheels
In our recent Health & the City column in the Lincoln Journal Star: What do Lincoln Fresh, the Veggie Van, and the Lincoln Food Fort have in common?  They are all delivering good nutrition.  Read about their outreach efforts to deliver fresh produce and hope to neighborhoods where it's needed most.  Co-written with LNKTV Health.  Read the article.
Lincoln Calling, Lincoln Arts Festival, Catch a Cop fun run
Streets Alive! and a Week of Wellness, Music, and Art
 Streets Alive! part of a great weekend of fun in September
Please join us on  Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 1-4:30 PM for our 9th annual  Streets Alive!  hosted by the South Salt Creek/Cooper Park neighborhood.

Street Alive! will be part of an active week in Lincoln starting off with the LPD Catch a Cop Kids Fun Run on Sept. 21 in Mahoney Park.  South central Lincoln will come together to celebrate Streets Alive! on Sept. 22 in the South Salt Creek and South Downtown area, the Lincoln Calling Music Fest from Sept. 18-22, and the Lincoln Arts Festival from Sept. 21-22 both in the downtown area.  Look for a great mix of fitness, music and art!

We encourage everyone to bike, walk, skate, or trolley between these special events to enjoy a beautiful, active, and festive week.  Watch future e-newsletters for more details.
Streets Alive! 2019 - Sign Up NOW
Exhibitors, Entertainers, Fitness/Sports Demonstrators, 
Healthy Food Vendors

Be Part of Streets Alive!
Streets Alive! is a FREE outdoor event that celebrates active living, wellness, and healthy eating in a festival full of entertainment, join-in sports and fitness demonstrations, art, music, and kids activities over a 2 mile traffic-free route.

Sign Up to Be Resource Exhibitor, Fitness/Sports Demonstrator, or Farmer's Market/Food Court Vendor  
Whether you are providing resources (health screenings, education, information), leading fitness classes, demonstrating your sport, or providing produce or healthy food at the food court, you can reach thousands of people over the course of one afternoon.  Over the years, our attendance has grown to an average of 4,000 visitors over the afternoon.  This is a great opportunity to be a visible part of a a free city-sponsored event. 
Show Off Your Talent
Streets Alive! boasts a variety of great entertainment - music, dance, magic, balloon art, puppet shows ... just to name a few!

If you've got a family friendly act, contact us about performing at Streets Alive! 

Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the health, wellness, and fitness of Lincoln's children, families, and seniors.

We work to improve wellness policies, conduct community level health research, and collaborate with community partners to promote healthy food and beverage choices, increase fitness, decrease obesity, promote breastfeeding, improve cancer screening and vaccination rates, and improve patient outcomes.
Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln
4600 Valley Road Ste. 250      Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone: (402) 430-9940     

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