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News & Events

You've come to the right place for updates on current activities from the We Can!®
program and its community sites and partners. Check out the We Can! in Action eNewsletter and our calendar of events.

There is also a Media Newsroom specifically for the media where they and you can go for press releases, NHLBI press-office contact information, bios, ready-made stories, and more.

Recent News Stories

Share Our Strength® Joins We Can!® Efforts
Posted July 25, 2012
In June 2012, We Can! welcomed Share Our Strength as an exciting new national partner that will be collaborating with We Can! to help spread the word about the links between nutrition and physical activity to childhood obesity.

Keeping the Best Interest of Children at Heart in Brunswick, Georgia
Posted July 25, 2012
An old adage claims that "slow and steady wins the race," but there's nothing slow about Children in Action Sports Club (C.I.A.)! Since joining We Can! as a City/County site in August 2009, C.I.A, a faith-based sports ministry program, and Brunswick, Georgia, demonstrate the importance of sustainable, consistent, and strong programming for families in the community.

We Can! Fun Is Contagious in Idaho Community
Posted July 25, 2012
From grandparents to kids, entire families in Council, Idaho, are getting active and eating healthy with We Can!, as the Adams County Health Center recently kicked-off its summer program. What started out as a relatively small group of children quickly expanded to a robust group including students, their parents and grandparents.

Coffee Talk Anyone? Lattes and Healthy Lifestyle Tips in Tampa, Florida
Posted July 25, 2012
Coffee is something many of us reach for once that morning alarm clock goes off. In Tampa, Florida, Fit Kids Playground founder and the We Can! Summer Champion Marisa Langford uses coffee to draw in parents for the We Can! Parent Program.

New Partnership Presentation
Posted July 25, 2012
A new, updated version of the Partnership Presentation, Community Partnerships: Helping Children Maintain a Healthy Weight, is now available. View or download the presentation on our website and use it to approach partners to support your local We Can! efforts.

Washington County Launches Its We Can! Program
Posted July 3, 2012
One of We Can! 's newest intensive community sites, Washington County, located in Chipley, Florida, launched its We Can! program on Thursday, June 21 to a packed room of community members and local government officials. Washington County plans to conduct outreach to parents and students at local schools and will hold a large community event this August to coincide with the back to school fair taking place in town. Learn more about Washington County's We Can! program.


Read more news stories in the News Archive.

Last Updated: August 21, 2012

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