Entries by Carrie Browne

Healthier Jupiter’s First Bike Valet a Success!

Healthier Jupiter hosted a Bike Valet at the Town of Jupiter – Jupiter Jubilee on February 4th. Over fifty bikes were parked throughout the day at our first-ever Bike Valet. The community response was phenomenal. A Bike Valet is a secure bike parking service, designed to encourage community members to ride bicycles to community events. […]

Diabetes Resource Day – Free Screenings

Diabetes Resource Day on February 21st 4-7pm. Over 8 million Americans have diabetes and don’t know it. Can you detect the early signs? If you are concerned about your risk, or are living with diabetes, join us for complimentary blood glucose, blood pressure, body mass index and foot screenings, diabetes and eye health information, ask […]

2017 Healthier Jupiter Mini Grant Recipients

2017 Healthier Jupiter Mini Grant Recipients Announced Healthier Jupiter, the community initiative founded to address health and quality of life issues starting with diabetes, awarded ten $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 […]

Healthier Jupiter Hosts Family Holiday Cooking Class

Healthier Jupiter and Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation hosted a Family Holiday Cooking Class on Saturday, December 10th, with Chef Barbara Clarke. We prepared a healthy holiday recipe fit for the whole family. Then discussed proper nutrition and took a light walk around the West Jupiter Recreation Center to burn off those pre-holiday calories. […]

Healthier Jupiter Holds Mini Grant Workshop and Community Presentation with Mark Fenton, Nationally Recognized Walkability Expert

Nearly 60 community members with good ideas for how to make Jupiter residents healthier joined Healthier Jupiter and Mark Fenton, a nationally known public health, planning and transportation consultant, and Jill Hamilton Buss, Executive Director of Healthy Central Florida for a mini grant workshop at Jupiter Community Center. Mark also presented “The Power of Walking” […]

Healthier Jupiter Partners with new Jupiter Farmers Market

Healthier Jupiter is proud to partner with the Jupiter Farmers Market at El Sol. Sunday, November 13, 2016, is Opening Day for Jupiter Farmers Market at El Sol—and you don’t want to miss it! Jupiter Farmers Market carries only locally grown, just harvested fruits and vegetables. Come meet your local farmers and growers, with a […]

Healthier Jupiter Announces Student Film Contest

Healthier Jupiter is pleased to announce our first ever Student Film Contest. This contest is open to all 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 will tackle big-picture questions; making healthy food fun; adding physical activity to […]

Healthier Jupiter hosted a “windshield tour” of Jupiter

Healthier Jupiter hosted a “windshield tour” of Jupiter with Mark Fenton, national public health planning and transportation consultant. Mark and 20 community leaders rode on a Trolley through Greater Jupiter and viewed roads, sidewalks and bicycle lanes through the fresh eyes of a walkability and bikeability expert. Thank you to Jupiter resident and Healthier Jupiter volunteer Pattie […]

Healthier Jupiter chosen as Community Service Project

AmeriCorps VISTA Members from El Sol, Edna Runner Tutorial Center, Florida Atlantic University and Healthier Delray Beach volunteered their time for a Community Service Project with Healthier Jupiter in the Jupiter community on September 16th. The Objective of the service project: To interview members of the Jupiter community on Walkability and Bikeability, especially those who […]

Limestone Creek Natural Area Walk and Talk

Healthier Jupiter and Limestone Creek Community Advocates hosted a Walk & Talk in the Limestone Creek Natural Area. The group was led by Brenda Hovde, Kraig Krum and Ross Shearer from the Palm Beach County Department of Environmental Resources. Our group of forty community members completed a light hike and learned about the topography and […]