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Winter Fun and Food
Staying Active, Eating Right in the Cold Weather; Prosper Lincoln Invite

January Partner Spotlight
WIC Program

Supporting families in need
The WIC program's newly renovated and expanded office at 27th & Cornhusker offers clients a more comfortable and responsive environment to meet the demanding caseload of families in need.  In support of breastfeeding moms, WIC has added a formal private space for moms to pump or feed babies undisturbed.  Read more.

A Love for Babies
Local Non-Profit Provides Support for Community Breastfeeding Educators
Sewing For Babies volunteers with some of their handiwork

What does Sewing for Babies, Inc. and the Community Breastfeeding Educator (CBE) program have in common?  A love for babies!
Sewing for Babies, Inc. is a non-profit, all volunteer organization that works through charitable organizations to provide warm blankets and clothing for babies and families in need. Donate or learn more about Sewing for Babies.
Combining their love for babies with their of love sewing, knitting, and crocheting, they jumped at the chance to donate nursing pads,  infant clothing and warm blankets for the clients of the community breastfeeding educators.
The CBE program, a collaborative effort between Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln, MilkWorks, and the Asian Community and Cultural Center, provides peer counselors who support underserved and immigrant  new moms and babies on their breastfeeding journeys.  Donate or learn more about the CBE program.
Prosper Lincoln Summit
You're Invited
    Join Us at the Summit
Come hear about the community work that has been accomplished through Prosper Lincoln on Febr.10, from 7:30 - 9:30 AM at the Pinnacle Bank Arena.  Register by Febr. 4. We'll be there!   Click here for more info and to register.
Staying Active, Dressing Right in Winter
Great Tips from 10 Health TV's Shape of the City
Nebraska Sports Council
Starting the Year Off Right- LiveWell Challenge
In first segment of the 10 Health TV January Shape of the City episode, Dave Mllnarik of the Nebraska Sports Council talks about their LiveWell challenge that helps Nebraskans of all ages and ability levels develop healthy and active lifestyles.   Watch it now.
Lincoln Public Schools, YMCA
Helping Kids Staying Active In Winter
In the second Shape of the City segment, Matt Avey, Lincoln Public Schools P.E. Curriculum Specialist, and Michelle Kiddoo of the Northeast YMCA discuss great ways to keep kids active during the winter months.  Watch it now
LPS Wellness Program
Dressing for Winter Activities
In the final segment of the January Shape of the City episode, Michelle Welch, District Wellness Facilitator with Lincoln Public Schools, provides tips on dressing kids warmly so they can stay active in the cold weather.  Watch it now
Tasty and Healthy Cold Weather "Fuel"
Soup-er Suppers Warm and Delight
Here's the 4th in a series of Souper Supers, how to make kale and sausage soup.  Created as part of the Urban Homestead series, this soup is one of 4 hearty and tasty recipes that will prepare you for cold weather, or warm you up after outside activities.  Watch now.
Lincoln's Protected Bike Lanes
Nebraska's First
The N Street Cycle Track is the state's first protected bikeway. The cycle track provides a connection from the Pinnacle Arena and West Haymarket to the Antelope Valley Trails, a critical link in the City's 128-mile trail network.  The cycle track runs for 17 blocks along the south side of "N" Street from 23rd Street to Arena Drive.  Learn more, how to use the new bikeway

Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the health, wellness, and fitness of Lincoln's children, families, and seniors.  

We work to improve wellness policies, conduct community level health research, and collaborate with community partners to promote healthy food and beverage choices, increase fitness, and decrease obesity related chronic diseases.
Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln
4600 Valley Road Ste. 250     Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone: (402) 483-4800     Fax: (402) 483-4802