Entries by Carrie Browne

Healthier Jupiter Awards Eight $2500 Mini Grants to Local Not-for-Profit and Civic Organizations

Jupiter, FL – (December 6, 2017) –Healthier Jupiter, the community initiative founded to address health and quality of life issues starting with diabetes, recently awarded eight $2500 Mini Grants to deserving local not-for-profit and civic organizations. The goal of the Mini Grant Program is to engage the Greater Jupiter community in creating innovative approaches to […]

Jupiter Middle School Culinary Students Visit Kai-Kai Farm

Healthier Jupiter joined Jupiter Middle School Staff and Jupiter Middle School Culinary Students on a visit to Kai-Kai Farm. Even a few showers couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm shared by Kai-Kai Grower Diane. The students were engaged and eager to learn all about growing their own healthy food. The visit to Kai-Kai Farm was part of […]

Dancing Diabetes Away

For families living in the Pine Gardens South neighborhood in the Town of Jupiter, Thursdays are no longer an average day of the week. Around 6:00 pm, those who live near or pass by the Pine Gardens South/Officer St. Laurent Park, located behind the Jupiter Library, will likely hear festive music and witness what appears […]

Healthier Jupiter Hosts Second Mini-Grant Workshop

Healthier Jupiter recently hosted more than 50 people representing 30 organizations at the Town of Jupiter Community Center for a workshop to prepare local not for profit and civic organizations to apply for mini-grants to fund innovative health ideas. The Mini-Grant Program is intended to engage the Greater Jupiter community in creating innovative approaches to […]

Healthier Jupiter on WPBF 25 News

Healthier Jupiter had an opportunity to speak with WPBF 25 News Anchor Mark Kelly to promote our Mini-Grant Program and the great work we are doing in the Jupiter Area. http://www.wpbf.com/article/healthier-jupiter-accepting-applications-for-grants/12444256

Healthier Jupiter to Fund Innovative Health Ideas through Second Mini-Grant Program

Healthier Jupiter is seeking innovative health ideas to fund through its second Mini-Grant Program. The goal of the Program is to engage the Greater Jupiter community in creating innovative approaches to diabetes prevention and management. Healthier Jupiter will award up to ten $2500 mini-grants to qualified not-for-profit/civic organizations in our community to pilot ideas that […]

Healthier Jupiter Announces Results and Progress

More than 70 people recently gathered at the Raso Education Center at Jupiter Medical Center to hear an update on the work that Healthier Jupiter has been doing in their five- to seven-year initiative to improve the health of our community. Project Director, Carrie Browne, shared the results of the 10 groups who received last […]

Healthier Jupiter Home Garden Contest Winner – Lizzie Lawson

Lizzie Lawson of Limestone Creek, Jupiter is the winner of our Healthier Jupiter Home Garden Contest. Ms. Lawson loves to work in her garden and shares her harvest with Family, Friends and Neighbors. Healthier Jupiter had an opportunity to visit her garden and see the bountiful plot first hand. Her green thumb shines through all […]

Healthier Jupiter Committee Mix and Mingle

Healthier Jupiter Committee’s had an opportunity to meet and socialize at our first Committee Mix and Mingle hosted by Pattie Light of Koko FitClub Abacoa Plaza. We are so thankful for our volunteers and wanted to provide a social experience to express our appreciation and provide the space for those on separate committees to connect […]

Rec on the Move – Is officially on the Move…

Town of Jupiter Recreation Department hosted their first Rec on the Move in Officer Bruce St. Laurent Park. Partially funded through a mini grant from Healthier Jupiter, Rec on the Move is a mobile playground program that will give children in our community an opportunity to enjoy physically and mentally stimulating activities in their own neighborhood […]