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Well on Wheels – It’s a Wrap

Thirty-five days and 1,456 miles into their 7000 mile cross-country tandem bike ride, Peter and Tracy Flucke faced a tough decision.  Tracy, who was still under a year out from major knee surgery in August of 2018, was feeling the wear and tear of the beautiful but aggressive west coast mountain terrain.  In addition, road…

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Teen Well-Being Tips from a WIN Member!

One of the goals of Wello’s Well-Being Influencer Network (WIN) is to connect network members with opportunities to share their passions and gifts with the community.  This past weekend, WIN Member Julia Piechota represented Wello and led a well-being workshop for the outreach program GreatHER Together, a collaboration between the Girl Scouts of Northwestern Great…

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Payday Loans for Food? Well, It’s a Strategy

This month our focus is on financial well-being, defined as having enough money to meet one’s needs, control of day-to-day finances and making choices that support a secure financial future.   Easier said than done.   A survey of 2,286 U.S. adults conducted by the financial wellness company Payoff that was designed to better understand patterns of…

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Autumn Well-Being Tips from Wello

This morning we woke to the news that the Farmers’ Almanac 2019-20 Winter Outlook predicts a “Polar Coaster” winter.  The ominous map of the U.S. that accompanied the article begs the question of whether the “Frozen, Snowy” label hovering over Wisconsin was better, or worse, than the “Frigid & Snowy” label atop the Great Plains.  …

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Are We Growing Lifelong Learning for All?

This month our well-being focus is life-long learning.  Research suggests that simply developing a new interest or picking up a new hobby or skill as an adult – or continuing to hone and nurture an existing passion – pays dividends in length and quality of life. But the benefits of adult continued learning are not…

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Be There *AND* Be Square

Question for you.  What have you done in public this month? While it might sound silly, it’s an important question.  As Greater Green Bay’s well-being network, Wello wants people to know how powerful it can be for your own, and others’, well-being to participate in public life of the community.  And by public we don’t…

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You Voice, Our Well-Being

We have been anxiously awaiting summer’s arrival. Yes, the warmer temps, community events and an abundance of outdoor activity top our list, but also because we our launching Wello’s Community Well-Being Survey!  Maybe the word “survey” doesn’t make you want to throw a block party, but after over a year of careful research, planning, and…

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Well on Wheels: A Special Thanks to Peter and Tracy

We’ve got a plan!   This past week, Green Bay made history when the Safe Walk & Bike Plan was approved by the Green Bay Board of Education and the Green Bay Common Council without a single dissenting vote.  The plan actively identifies ways to help adults and kids of all ability levels make walking and…

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GB Parks Rx

GB Parks Rx Community Story GB Parks Rx is a local, clinically based collaborative effort between the City of Green Bay, Prevea Health, Wello and the Wisconsin Beverage Association helping to prevent and reduce childhood obesity and encourage healthy lifestyles through increased connections to parks and recreation. Participants in the program fill out activity logs to document their activity…

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It’s Frogger Time!

On Tuesday, May 28th a man was going for a jog and as he ran through the crosswalk at Broadway and Cass in De Pere, traffic stopped for him to run across. His response? “That’s never happened.” Shortly after that, a grandmother and her granddaughter stopped at the same intersection to walk their bikes across…

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