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Brown County Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is an annual celebration of the history and culture of the U.S. Latinx and Hispanic communities. The event, which spans from September 15 to October 15, commemorates how those communities have influenced and contributed to American society along the way in U.S. History. The term Hispanic or Latino or the more recent…

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Yield to Your Neighbor Launches for Brown County

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Wello has launched their latest co-created community effort to improve well-being for all in Brown County with the Yield to Your Neighbor campaign. The number one action we can all take to improve safety and reduce crashes throughout our community is yielding. This campaign highlights this one action so people of all ages and abilities…

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize Finalist

The City of Green Bay has been chosen as a finalist community for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Culture of Health Prize following its joint application with Wello. Green Bay is one of nine finalists across the country moving one step closer to the national prize which honors communities working at the forefront of…

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Put a Pandemic on Your Plate

For 15 years, the International Food Information Council’s Food and Health Survey has polled U.S. consumers with the goal of surfacing their perceptions, beliefs, and practices around food and food purchasing decisions.  It’s a good read in any year, but this year the survey took place against the backdrop of a global pandemic and included…

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Can Cutting Curbs May Make Us Healthier?

No, that’s not a new fad diet.  When we talk about “curb cuts,” we’re talking about a concept from the science of community well-being first outlined by Angela Glover Blackwell in her article “The Curb Cut Effect,”  published  in the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) in Winter 2017.  In the piece, Glover challenges the widely…

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Understanding Pandemic Benefits at the Market

A key area of well-being is our physical health and under that falls diet. Eating fresh fruits and vegetables plays a major role in a healthy diet, but access to that fresh produce is just as important, especially for those disproportionately affected in our community by  income or transportation barriers. It takes the community coming…

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Green Bay Earns Award for Bikeable Community

The City of Green Bay has earned a Bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community designation from the League of American Bicyclists!  This was announced on Wednesday, June 10th during a virtual press conference by Green Bay Mayor Eric Genrich, Wello Executive Director  Natalie Bomstad, and Wisconsin Bike Fed Northeast Director Michelle Bachaus. You can watch the live…

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Connecting for Well-Being: Calling All Landlords

Affordable, stable housing is essential to equitable health and well-being. Now, more than ever, this is at stake for many in our community. Check out this discussion on current housing insecurities our neighbors are experiencing in Brown County and how you can help. House of Hope, Golden House, Freedom House Ministries, Newcap and Brown County…

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Connecting for Well-Being: Post-Pandemic Greater Green Bay YMCA

“Programming from a YMCA standpoint is suppose to, when it’s being done right, reflect the needs of the community,” said Sean Elliott, CEO of the Greater Green Bay YMCA. He joins Wello for our latest installment of our Connecting for Well-Being series. Sean discusses the new safety measures in place to open up several of…

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