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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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Connecting for Well-Being: We’re All Connected

“I’m fond of saying that you can do anything with friends and during this time away from a lot of my connections, I recognize how much I have gleaned from those relationships. I recognized that I have been given queues in relationships on how to do better by myself,” said Renita Robinson, CEO of YWCA…

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Connecting for Well-Being: Being Active in the Community Safely

“With the pandemic, our world has gotten turned completely upside down, but we’ve always said the ability to walk and bike creates more resilient communities and we have just literally in the last month proved that concept,” said Peter Flucke. Our latest Connecting for Well-Being series video features Peter Flucke and Tracy Flucke of WE BIKE, etc. sharing tips on how…

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Connecting for Well-Being: ADRC of Brown County

Our latest Connecting for Well-Being chat features Devon Christianson, Director of the Aging and Disability Resource of Center of Brown County! She discusses the current state of the organization and how they are adapting their services to continue to serve their vital role in our community. “This has only become ever more evident to all…

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Connecting for Well-Being: Managing Time

Check out our latest Connecting for Well-Being chat “Managing Your Time Mindfully” with community advocate and well-being life coach, Corey Torres! Learn how to take steps to make the most of your time during COVID-19. “Structure looks a lot different right now,” Corey said. “You have to find ways to be mindful of your activity…

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