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Federalsburg getting ready to be next HEAL Town in Maryland
Inspired by a presentation given by IPHI’s Marisa Jones, the Town is gearing up to become the next Healthy Eating Active Living community in the HEAL Campaign, representing Caroline County.
Mayor Bill Beall said joining the campaign would be a smart move for the town, and would dovetail with other initiatives, like a new business enterprise zone and historic district, both of which are in the works. “This would be a cherry on top,” Beall said. “There’s no downside.” Read the full story.
Capitol Heights Becomes First Municipality in Prince George’s County (MD) to Adopt Complete Streets PolicyNews Coverage and Publications
On July 28, 2014, Capitol Heights became the first municipality in Prince George’s County (MD) to adopt a Complete Streets policy. Mayor Marnitta King led the effort, stating, “”Having Complete Streets in Capitol Heights is essential to moving our changing Town forward. We have to make GO! >
IPHI’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign in the NewsNews Coverage and Publications
IPHI’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign gained local press this week in response to two municipalities joining the Campaign: Leesburg Today covered the Town of Leesburg’s adoption of a HEAL Resolution, which includes policy strategies aimed at improving workplace wellness, future GO! >
Addressing Childhood Obesity in Prince George’s CountyNews Coverage and Publications
Prince George’s County has the fifth highest rate of overweight or obese youths in the 12 to 19 age range in the State of Maryland. This article in Gazette.net highlights some of the strategies supported by IPHI through our Community Transformation Grant. GO! >
Teens in Prince George’s County Identify Neighborhood Improvement Priorities Through Photography ProjectNews Coverage and Publications
Some Prince George’s County, Maryland teenagers say their community centers are fraught with challenges and are hoping a new photography initiative will help community members get the picture. See See Gazette.net for full article published on Oct 22, 2013 that highlights the PhotoVoice project GO! >