For the 9th consecutive year, Austin Public Schools will be hosting the Summer Lunch Program. This program is designed to meet the needs of children who may qualify for free or reduced priced lunches during the school year.
With free and reduced percentages hovering at close to 60% in our community, it is especially important to ensure nourishing lunches are provided in the summer months so our students can return to school in September ready to learn.
As many of us know, innovation is not always easy to achieve. We get stuck in the same old rut of our day in day out routine. Appointments, errands, school obligations, and the demands of keeping up around the house can be exhausting. With the warmer weather just around the corner, I challenge you all to think about being just a little innovative in the form of your health.
Did you know that May is National Bike Month? National Bike to Work Week is May 15-19, and National Bike to Work Day is May 19.
Cooking Matters for Kids is an introduction to healthy eating and cooking for kids. In April I met with students at IJ Holten Intermediate and began a Cooking Matters for Kids class. Cooking Matters is part of Share our Strength’s National No Kid Hungry Campaign. Classes help families with a tight budget learn to make healthy, tasty meals and develop healthy habits.
re – a prefix, occurring originally in loanwords from Latin, used with the meaning “again” or “again and again” to indicate repetition, or with the meaning “back” or “backward” to indicate withdrawal or backward motion: regenerate; refurbish; retype; retrace; revert.
At the beginning of every year, it’s common to hear people consider what they want to restart, redo, recover, reconsider in relation to their well-being. Organizations or teams within an organization that want to remain relevant are wise to pause long enough to reflect on what has been accomplished (hopefully celebrate with their team) and possibly reevaluate what next steps need to be based on the past year.
ENGAGING in efforts making healthy choices easier in Mower County EQUIPPING communities to grow sustainable wellness solutions EMPOWERING people to create a culture of wellness where they live, work, play and learn