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Introducing LiveWell’s No More 24 Campaign

“No More 24” LiveWell Colorado has a long history of engaging and motivating Coloradans to make healthy choices. Now we are embarking on an even more critical and challenging effort: to inspire and advance policy and environmental changes. In short,... Read More

HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign | Transforming a City Towards Health

Perspectives from City Manager of Commerce City, Brian McBroom Building a community of health takes considerable time, significant investment and thoughtful dedication, which is exactly what has happened in Commerce City. It just became the first municipality to reach the... Read More

LiveWell Prowers County Recognized as a National Health Impact Award Finalist

LiveWell Prowers County Recognized as a National Health Impact Award Finalist Partnership for Healthier America chooses Colorado organization as an Impact Award Finalist DENVER —May 19, 2016 — LiveWell Prowers County has been named by the Partnership for A Healthier... Read More

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Imagine Colorado winners

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Imagine Colorado winners Seven teams win a total of $25,000 for their innovative ideas to make our kids healthier Denver, CO (MAY 18, 2016) – Smart Fit Girls, Pocket Playgrounds, Social Media Outdoor Youth App, Running Minds... Read More

Help Protect PE in Colorado: Join the Statewide Listening Tour for New Federal Education Law

Help Protect PE in CO: Join the Statewide Listening Tour for New Federal Education Law In six Colorado cities throughout May—plus an online webinar session on June 1—the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) is conducting a statewide listening tour to... Read More

Reflecting on the 2015 Colorado Health Symposium

By Shepard Nevel, President & CEO, LiveWell Colorado A few observations from last week’s energizing, informative Colorado Health Symposium, hosted annually by the Colorado Health Foundation and widely acknowledged as the state’s premier conference for health care and health policy... Read More

Colorado Municipal League Conference Wrap-Up

LiveWell Colorado’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign participated in the Colorado Municipal League (CML) 93rd annual conference in Breckenridge this month. The conference was a great way to showcase the success of HEAL Cities & Towns, reconnect with existing members... Read More

LWC Revitalizes Recreation Centers Through Healthy Eating and Active Living Initiatives

LiveWell Colorado is the leading obesity prevention organization in the state of Colorado with a focus on expanding access to and education about healthy eating and active living for all Coloradans. In an effort to further its work, LiveWell Colorado... Read More

A Night of Celebration for GSK in Northeast Denver

Presented by GroundFloor Media on May 18, 2015 “Being healthy is a journey, not a sprint,” chanted Mayor Michael B. Hancock (pictured) to a crowd of nearly 200 people at a community event at Stapleton Recreation Center in the Globeville... Read More

Job Growth in Health and Wellness Sector on the Rise in Chaffee County

Chaffee County is known for outdoor opportunities such as rafting, hiking and mountain biking. But despite its reputation as a recreational and agricultural area, the county still faces barriers to healthy lifestyles, and levels of poverty and physical inactivity are higher than the state average according to... Read More