Archive for February 2019

Titletown Winter Games

Titletown Winter Games

Friluftsliv is a Norwegian word that translates to “free air life” and represents a deeply held Scandinavian belief in the fundamental healing power of nature.  And this month, Green Bay leaned in BIG on the friluftsliv scene! On February 16 and 17th,  instead of the usual tubing and ice-skating, visitors to Titletown had a chance…

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Farmers’ Markets for All!

Green Bay's Broadway Farmer's Market

Farmers’ Markets for All! Community Story Wello brought together the partners and resources necessary for low-income individuals to use food assistance dollars (SNAP) at Green Bay farmers Markets. Each year, this initiative increases access to fresh, local foods for an estimated 2,000 low-income community members and generates more than $26,000 for local farmers. This program…

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Mindfulness in the Classroom

girl with backpack outside school

Mindfulness in the Classroom Community Story Stress and anxiety in our children and teens is increasing at an alarming rate.  Wello’s a system-level, capacity-building approach is helping schools implement mindfulness tools to support the social and emotional health of students.  With support from Leadership Green Bay in 2018, a Mindfulness Room was established at Washington…

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Winter, Well-Being and Wheels

Frenzy on the Fox 2019

As yet another round of snow falls on Green Bay, and my kids sleep deep into the early afternoon of their fourthsnow day of the year, there’s a hint of “stir-crazy” driving my fingers as they type.  This is because I hate being cold, and I dread shoveling snow, and as much as I believe…

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