Entries by Carrie Browne

May 20th is Kids to Parks Day

Kids to Parks™ Day is a national day of outdoor play organized by National Park Trust. This year’s KTP Day is Saturday, May 20, 2017. Join the movement! On Saturday, May 20th, encourage your children to explore their neighborhood parks and discover science, history, nature, and adventure right around the corner or just across town. […]

Healthier Jupiter Releases Oct-Mar 2017 Impact Report

Healthier Jupiter is entering our third year in a 5 year community-driven initiative designed to address health and quality of life issues from diabetes prevention and management to other areas of wellness. Our vision is that the Greater Jupiter community working together will support each person to live the healthiest life possible. We are working […]

Healthier Jupiter at Jupiter Farmers Market

This past Sunday, Healthier Jupiter was a vendor at the Jupiter Farmers Market, which brings fresh fruits and vegetables, specialty foods and handmade crafts to the Jupiter community every Sunday from 9am to 1pm. With the support of our dedicated Steering Committee members, Siobhan Gross, RN, BSN, CDE and Barbara Allen, we talked with the […]

A Beautiful Morning for a Riverwalk Walk & Talk

Healthier Jupiter and Brenda Arnold, CRA Program Manager from the Town of Jupiter hosted a Walk & Talk along the beautiful Jupiter Riverwalk this past Saturday. We made connected with new friends from our community, spotted an Osprey nest, tons of fish and learned about the Jupiter Riverwalk. The Riverwalk is multi-use ADA compliant trail, […]

AmeriCorps Vista Members Recognized at Jupiter Town Council Meeting

April 4, 2017 to spotlight the impact of national service and thank those who serve, The Town of Jupiter Mayor and Town Council participated in the fifth-annual Mayor and County Recognition Day for National Service at the Town Council meeting and recognized our AmeriCorps Vista Members. As solution-focused local leaders, mayors and county officials have […]

Congratulations 2017 Student Film Winners

Healthier Jupiter hosted our first ever Student Film Contest. This contest was open to Middle and High School Students in Palm Beach County, with all films being filmed in the Greater Jupiter Area. In 60 seconds or less students tackled big-picture questions; making healthy food fun; adding physical activity to your day or walking and biking safely […]

Healthier Jupiter Awards Jupiter Tequesta Athletic Association $10,000 Grant

Jupiter Tequesta Athletic Association (JTAA), the youth sports provider for the northern Palm Beach County area, will receive a $10,000 Grant from Healthier Jupiter to offer participation scholarships to the under-served areas in the Greater Jupiter Area. With these funds, the JTAA will reach over 85 children within our community and provide the participants an […]

10 Tips: Be a Healthy Role Model for Children

You are the most important influence on your child. You can do many things to help your children develop healthy eating habits for life. Offering a variety of foods helps children get the nutrients they need from every food group. They will also be more likely to try new foods and to like more foods. […]

Let’s Move – JOIN THE 2017 CHALLENGE!

Today is the kickoff for the Let’s Move Activity Challenge. Have you registered for the Let’s Move challenge yet? It’s easy: https://www.letsmovepbc.org/ Join the Healthier Jupiter Team or create you own and compete to see who is the most active for through the Month of March in Palm Beach County.. It’s Free, Fun and Fit.. It’s easy! […]

Welcome Joanna Peluso to the Healthier Jupiter Team

We are so excited to have Joanna join the team. Joanna is an AmeriCorps Vista Member and her role will be Outreach Coordinator. She is from Point Pleasant, New Jersey and graduated from The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) in 2014 with a B.A. in Sociology and an interdisciplinary concentration in environmental studies. While at […]