Summer Play Winds Down While Fall Fun Winds Up
Back to School Prep, Getting Ready for Streets Alive!
August Partner Spotlight
Malone Community Center
Back to School Jam, More...
Malone Graduates First

Pre-School Class


This summer was a successful one for the Malone Community Center, graduating it's first preschool class with 8 youngsters; hosting 500 attendees at the August Back to School Jam; and rocking June with 2,000 visitors to the Juneteenth celebration. 


Throughout all of Malone's events and integral to all it's programming is a commitment to helping all they serve, especially children, reach their full potential, and live a healthier life style, with an emphasis on good nutrition, fitness, and prevention.  Read more. 

August Partner Spotlight
Happy Birthday!
MilkWorks Celebrates 15 Years!
Much has happened over the past fifteen years since a group of Lincoln women decided to help mothers find the support they needed to breastfeed their babies and MilkWorks was born. (Read the Journal Star article)

In 2016, knowledge about breastfeeding has advanced light years. Our culture has shifted. Mothers are now protected by civil rights legislation and may breastfeed wherever they have a right to be. 
10 Health TV in August
Shape of the City:
The Mental Health Association of Nebraska talks about their programs and Honu House; Lutheran Family Services and People's Health Center talk about the Health 360 Integrated Care Clinic; Community CROPS talks about their mobile farmer's market, the Veggie Van.

Find a comprehensive calendar of health, wellness, and fitness events in Lincoln on the 10 Health TV Calendar.
Whats New, Back by Popular Demand
 Streets Alive 2016! Set for Sept. 25 
Fitness, Food, Fun, Free Health Resources 
Come out and enjoy Streets Alive!, our outdoor movement festival on Sunday, Sept. 25, from 1 - 5 PM.  Full of music, dance, fitness, food, and free health resources, the event is family, wheelchair and pet friendly.
Blocked off from traffic, you can walk, run, skate, bike, or even dance your way over a 2 mile route that includes walking and biking trails, community gardens, food trucks, and farmer's markets.   Hosted again this year by the Clinton, Hartley, and East Campus neighborhoods.  This year, Streets Alive is a LiveWell event -- And it's all FREE!  
What's New, Back By Popular Demand

The family favorite String Beans and the R & B group Tuna Fish Jones are back.  New entertainment includes rock group Erosion, polka group Less Talk More Polka, and jazz/funk group, the Cool Poppas.
Favorites Doeden Country Swing Dancers are back.  New this year are the Lincoln Irish Dancers, the CK Dance Company, and Greater Impact Jazz Company
Farmer's Markets
Community Crops Veggie Van adds their fresh local produce to the market this year and the popular mobile hydration stations are back.
Health Resources
Over 50 organizations have already signed up to provide free health and wellness resources and information in a fun an interactive way.  We expect over 100 exhibitors will be signed on by Sept. 1.
Defy Gravity is back with their kid-favorite bubble soccer.

New this year:
  • Special guest former Husker and pro football standout, Jay Foreman, now president of Foreman Foundation, will be on hand to sign autographs and talk with visitors about the foundation's mission of diabetes education.
  • CKO Kickboxing joins the lineup to demonstrate kickboxing technique
  • Join in Pickleball games.  Watch, learn, play!
Streets Alive! gets more popular each year and every new exhibitor and entertainer brings additional visitors to our festival - meaning more visibility for the groups and organizations who participate!  If you're interested in being involved, learn more about: 
 Streets Alive    Exhibiting     Entertaining     Sponsoring     Volunteering 
Other Partners in the News
Nebraska Sports Council, Community Crops, Woods Tennis Center, Lincoln Parks & Rec., Aging Partners, Tabitha, MilkWorks, Asian Center, Community Health Endowment
Journal Star: Editorial lauds efforts of Woods Tennis Center

Journal Star: Community Crops launches their  mobile farmer's market, the Veggie Van and gears up for Festival on the Farm.
Journal Star: Tabitha's inspiring leader profiled
Journal Star: Lincoln Parks & Rec. opens new pickleball courts
Journal Star: Aging Partners' specialist gets Mayor's award

Journal Star: PHL, MilkWorks, Asian Community Center, 10 Health TV, CHE community breastfeeding educator program profiled.
Congrats to all our partners in the news and apologies if we missed anyone!

Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln (PHL) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the health, wellness, and fitness of our community. We collaborate with other organizations on joint projects to improve health by increasing physical fitness, promoting good nutrition, supporting breastfeeding, and improving cancer screening rates.
Our work includes improving health and wellness policies, conducting community level research, and evaluation of the success of local health initiatives. 
Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln
4600 Valley Road Ste. 250     Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone: (402) 430-9940     Fax: (402) 483-4802

Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln | 4600 Valley Road Suite 250 | Lincoln | NE | 68510