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AHA improves the health and well-being of Wake County residents by facilitating and supporting community initiatives.

“Resilience” Community Film Screenings

AHA is working with partners for multiple free screenings of Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope, a 60-minute documentary about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). Screenings in Raleigh 8:30-9:30 am, 2nd Wednesday of each month, Marbles Kids Museum Nov. 8 Dec. 13 Jan. 10 Feb. 14 More

Perspectives (October 2017)

I was fortunate to be at the National Walking Summit last month with more than 600 other advocates. I was struck by the incredible leaders who have been working to make walking and biking safer and “the norm” in our communities across the country for at least the last More

AHA Mission and Vision

As part of AHA’s strategic planning process and revisiting the impact AHA can have in the community, AHA’s Board of Directors updated AHA’s mission earlier this year. Last month, the Board also approved AHA’s new vision statement. Mission: AHA improves the health and well-being of Wake County residents by More

New WCPSS Wellness Policy

In June, the Board of Education for Wake County Public Schools approved a new Wellness Policy for the school district. Last month, Brenda Elliott, WCPSS Assistant Superintendent, Student Support Services, shared 10 highlights of the new policy with school staff and parents that attended AHA’s Smart Solutions for Schools More

Snacks for Celebrations: New Resource Through CNS

WCPSS parents and teachers have a new opportunity to buy snacks and beverages for celebrations, classroom learning experiences, and staff events from their school dining room/cafeteria manager that meet USDA Smart Snacks criteria. WCPSS Child Nutrition Services (CNS) now has a Smart Snacks brochure and price list offering snacks More

AHA Updates
Free Workshop: Smart Solutions for Schools
September 12, 2017 [Tuesday]

Bike/Ped Planning Project Grants
September 12, 2017 [Tuesday]

Community Walkability Workshop
August 7, 2017 [Monday]

Free Summer Meals for Kids
June 20, 2017 [Tuesday]

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