New and Noteworthy


CanDo in the News

Read the Coloradoan’s article about the new nutrition, allergen, and ingredient database available for all school meals served in the Poudre School District and see the at-home lunch recipe idea from CanDo’s School Wellness Resource Kit!


Colorado Action for Healthy Kids Seeking Parent Advocates in Schools

Colorado AFHK is looking for parents and K-12 schools to join our Parent Advocate Program during the 2014-2015 school year. Selected parents and their school health teams will receive training, coaching, resources and grant funding up to $1000 to develop and implement sustainable school wellness projects. In addition, parents will learn leadership skills and serve as spokespeople and parent mentors for creating healthier school cultures in their community. Monolingual and bilingual Spanish speaking parents are encouraged to apply.

Application deadlines for the 2014-2015 school year:
September 15, 2014 & January 15, 2015

Learn more about the Parent Advocate Program, qualifications and how to apply.


The City of Loveland has opened up a Healthy Eating Active Living citizen response survey on their Open City Hall website. Click here to participate and tell city planners what changes you would like to see over the next few decades that would improve your ability to live a healthier lifestyle in Loveland.


Read our Coalition Updates for August. We have details on many partner events in August as well as the rest of the summer. Gardening, biking, and getting involved in our beautiful cities…don’t miss out!

Read about how Vida Sana is improving living, health in Fort Collins.

Click here for Larimer County Farmer’s Market Schedule.

Our partner, Healthy Kids Club, has some great ways to get your family active this summer. Click on the graphics below for more information.

Introducing imap♥land!

Click on the imap♥land button below to create your custom map and identify the things about Loveland that are important to you! It’s fun, it’s easy, and your observations will have a direct impact on Loveland’s future.


Upcoming Meetings

BEWG (Built Environment Work Group) - Friday, September 5

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. at the City of Fort Collins Room 2D (215 N. Mason)

Fort Collins Coalition - Thursday, October 30

8:30 – 10:00 a.m. in the Westbridge Office Building 1st floor conference room (1107 S. Lemay Ave.-Across from Poudre Valley Hospital)

Well Workplace Meeting -  Tuesday, November 18

11:30am to 1:00pm at the City of Fort Collins Community Room (215 North Mason).

Loveland Coalition-Wednesday, November 19

11:30am-1:00pm at the Loveland Museum Gallery (503 N. Lincoln.)

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