Each month, representatives from 21 employers in Merrimack and Sullivan counties meet as part of the Employer Network Wellness Roundtable to support employee wellness in the region. The meetings feature a different expert each month speaking on a variety of topics related to workplace wellness – from developing worksite wellness policies to supporting work-life balance for employees and creating family-friendly workplaces.
We are pleased to announce that we have enlisted Erin Allgood, with Allgood Eats Local, who will serve as a consultant to provide support with HEAL healthy eating strategies. Specifically, she will conduct an inventory of healthy eating/food systems activities across the HEAL community network to identify priorities, existing resources, and gaps that need addressing.
Concord Monitor, 8/12/16: The effort to build a paved riverside trail across Concord for bikers and pedestrians has seen recent breakthroughs, although there’s still a bumpy road ahead. The Merrimack River Greenway Trail’s proponents received what they saw as an important backing this week from the city council, hopefully boosting their chances to win an $800,000 federal grant this winter.
How do all people get the same opportunities to be healthy? HEAL NH Welcomes Dr. Maya Rockeymoore, President and CEO of Global Policy Solutions as this year's keynote. As "activists on the ground" participants will learn steps to advocate for and support changes in policies, systems and environments that provide equitable opportunities for everyone to live a healthy life.