When: Saturday, April 30, 2011 Location: Jacksonville Landing, 2 Independent Dr. #250, Jacksonville, FL 32202 Time: 8 am The Coalition will be one of many vendors at the 5K! Register to walk/run here. Proceeds from the race benefit the Shannon Miller Foundation to fight childhood obesity.
Even though they all live within the city boundaries, Jacksonville’s children are not afforded equal opportunities — often based on where they live. A report released in March 2011 looked at how more than a dozen indicators affect the well-being of children in Duval County. The report was conducted by the Kirwan Institute for the Study of… Read More
Pregnant women in Baker County aren’t getting the care they need — so the Baker County Infant Mortality Task Force has set out to let the community know: Moms Matter! The Task Force has launched a media campaign targeted at pregnant women and the overall community, to promote early and regular prenatal care and make sure the… Read More
Women who don’t receive prenatal care early and regularly are more likely to have poor birth outcomes — but pregnant women in North Jacksonville will soon have a new resource to promote their health and well-being during this critical time. The Zeta Phi Beta sorority is opening a new Stork’s Nest program on April 30 at 11 am at their… Read More
Organizations interested in hosting group prenatal care classes through the CenteringPregnancy model have the opportunity to participate in a workshop organized by the Centering Health Institute. The workshop is June 24 and 25 from 8 am to 4:30 pm at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Complete the registration here. This two-day interactive workshop provides the basic… Read More