Beth Heller Ho ho ho…look out below! When snow fell on the runners at the Door County Fall 50 earlier this Fall, we should have seen it coming. Autumn was a chilly one, folks, and if this week’s flakes are any harbinger, Old Man Winter has got some weather in store for us. So… Continue reading First Snow, Here We Go! Winter WINS for Well-Being
Beth Heller This week, as we continue to celebrate the power of “we” to build well-being, our spotlight falls on the collaborative work that Wello (started under the name Live54218) has undertaken with community partners to make it possible for FoodShare users to shop at local Farmers Markets. Farmers markets enhance community well-being by connecting… Continue reading Equity at the Markets
Beth Heller In September, Live54218 (now Wello) hosted our first Farm to School Task Force meeting of the 2018-19 school year and the “power of We” was in the room. One of the biggest wins on display was summed up perfectly by one Food Service Director: “I can’t believe the amount of local produce I… Continue reading Local Lunch Is Winning!
Beth Heller In October, Live54218 will be debuting our new name and expanded vision at a fun community kick-off event in the Titletown District. In preparation for this exciting reveal, we’re using the coming weeks to spotlight some of the wins that have result from recent community collaborations with the goal of highlighting the power… Continue reading The Power of “We:” WMS Wins!
Beth Heller Active, connected communities that are truly well have more than just bike lanes. From the perspective of well-being, action is more than physical exercise and connected means more than getting from point A to point B. One of the key elements of well-being theory is that helping communities connect to a sense of… Continue reading Greening and Cleaning
Beth Heller I took my first ride on a Lime Bike last weekend. Here’s how it went down. My extra-long Sunday morning walk had started great, with cool temps and passing clouds. But by the time I started home, the lovely northern Wisconsin morning had morphed into a “South Florida” mid-afternoon. As I stood sweating,… Continue reading Limes Limes Everywhere!
Beth Heller We’ve written before about the opportunity we see for the Green Bay area to capture a significant share of the “affordable urban” lifestyle brand springing up across the nation. In a nutshell, the lifestyle folks are seeking – active environment, ecologically sustainable, mixed-use downtowns with residential, restaurants, shops and groceries – is based… Continue reading Living Into Livability: What’s the GGBACA?