Streets Alive! Delights
Fall Events Abound
October Partner Spotlight
NE Safety Council/WorkWell
Statewide Conferences Highlight
Safety, Health, Wellness
WorkWell helps companies of all sizes, industries, and cultures experience success on any budget by following the evidence-based model of worksite wellness

Nowhere is that more evident than in the recent statewide conferences held in Lincoln and Gering Nebraska.  Nebraska Safety Council/WorkWell conference and trade shows offered key note addresses from renowned industry experts, dozens of seminars and breakout sessions, as well as tradeshows.  
The conference also recognized businesses and organizations from across the state for their safety and wellness efforts with 2016 Workplace Safety Awards and the prestigious Governor's Awards.  Read more:
October Partner Spotlight
Salvation Army
Shields Unite
Builds Character, Promotes Safety, Health and Fitness

 The Salvation Army Shields Unite program for middle and high school kids was designed to build positive relationships between the youth in our community and Law Enforcement.  Using sports as a conduit, the program also helps kids stay active. Shields Unite attracted over 100 kids its first year.
Now in its second year, the program has expanded to include a Young Leaders Club that promotes character building and leadership skills.  Read more. 
10 Health TV in October
Shape of the City:
The October episode features: The Center for the Child & Community (formerly Teach a Kid to Fish)  talking about their collaboration with Children's Hospital & Medical Center; American Cancer Society and People's Health Center discussing breast cancer awareness; and Girls on the Run talking about their program that encourages girls to run.

Find a comprehensive calendar of health, wellness, and fitness events in Lincoln on the 10 Health TV Calendar.
 Streets Alive 2016! Welcomed Over 4,000 
Visitors Enjoyed Fitness, Food, Fun, Free Health Resources 
A Great Day!
Thanks to the thousands who came out to join us at Streets Alive! on Sept. 25.  We had lovely weather and a great turnout.
We are also grateful to our wonderful exhibitors, food vendors, and performers for joining with us to make our community more healthy.   A special thanks to our amazing sponsors, planning committee, and volunteers for helping our city get out and get moving.  A shout out to both the women's and men's UNL basketball teams for coming out to support us at Streets Alive!
Creating a Supportive Environment
for Breastfeeding Families
Beyond Best Practices:  
Creating a
Supportive Environment for Breastfeeding Families. 

On October 25, from 8:30 AM - 4:45 PM, CHI Health and the Nebraska  Breastfeeding Coalition are offering  informational seminars on breastfeeding support for healthcare professionals as well as a stand alone session for human resources professionals. The seminar helps professionals at all levels inform and support parents in the preferred infant feeding of breast milk starting with first prenatal visit. Professionals can also engage with community members to support breastfeeding through the first year of life.  Learn more and register here.
Fall Partner Event Highlights
Check out a few of the fall happenings from some of our partners:
Community Crops is offering a variety of gardening and cooking classes, as well as hosting a Holiday Harvest Farmer's Market in October and November.
Downtown YMCA, 1039 P St. offers free exercise classes every Wednesday in October.
Malone Community Center and El Centro de las Americas are hosting a Halloween Health fair on Oct. 26, from 5:30 - 8 PM.
Lincoln Parks & Recreation sponsors a free Zumba class on October 20th  & 27th at 5:15 PM as part of their Party in the Parks series.

The Asian Community and Cultural Center hosts Curry Clash on Nov. 2nd from 6 - 8 PM. Chefs from around Lincoln will prepare their best curry inspired dishes which will be judged by local celebrities.
Community Health Endowment hosts a Community Conversation about living with severe food allergies on Oct. 25th from 10 - 11:30 AM.

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