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Make Some Memories This Mother’s Day

I am a big believer of time spent with someone as a gift. The gift of the memories you can not buy – and long after the flowers have died or the chocolates have been eaten – you remember the... Read More

A Letter from La Junta

Posted By: Michael Booth Part of the work that LiveWell Colorado does is to help municipal leaders around the state adopt policies and make investments in the built environment to foster healthier eating and more physical activity among residents and employees.... Read More

Day at the Capitol Recap

LiveWell Colorado hosted a Day at the Capitol on March 11th, the sixth annual event of its kind that connects LiveWell community coordinators from across the state with lawmakers from the House and Senate. Community coordinators met one-on-one with senators... Read More

City of Loveland Invests in Thompson School District

At the recent Colorado Bike Summit, hosted by Bicycle Colorado, one of the sessions focused on Safe Routes to School (SRTS). While federal and state dollars have allowed CDOT to award schools and communities grants to address the needs at... Read More

Healthy Eating and Active Living Programs at Recreation Centers Positively Impacting Youth

The Youth-Driven Healthy Recreation Centers Collective programming is making a difference for youth and families in the Globeville neighborhood at the Stapleton Recreation Center.  During a recent meeting with a GSK Program Facilitator and Stapleton staff member, a parent within earshot... Read More

Digging It

My husband and I started backyard gardening for fun, but mostly because we love to eat. We were first-time homeowners, without children, and we had this small expanse of land (a tiny back yard) that seemed to be a perfect... Read More

Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation Alumni to Mentor Youth

Youth involved at Swansea, Stapleton, and St. Charles recreation centers are gearing up for a month filled with leadership development provided by the Denver Metro Chamber of Leadership Foundation in March! Youth will be involved with “Sandwiches with the Pros”... Read More

LiveWell Colorado: Looking Toward the Future

We have exciting news to share. In our first five years, LiveWell Colorado worked with partners across the state to make significant strides toward obesity prevention. Collectively, we increased awareness of the issue of obesity, mobilized champions and started a... Read More

Social Interaction Through Art

While Walter Macias may have only been working at St. Charles Recreation Centers as MY Denver staff or six months, he spent a year before that volunteering with enrichment programs and grew up in the neighborhood surrounding St. Charles. He also currently lives just a couple of blocks from the recreation center. It’s clear he’s passionate

I Started to Realize I Had Value

Elvis grew up in the Swansea neighborhood of North Denver. From coaching volleyball to teaching break dancing and graffiti art classes, he’s been active in working as a youth advocate and mentor since he was a teenager. He’s seen the positive influence programs