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AHA fosters and supports community efforts to make healthy eating and physical activity the way of life in Wake County.

Perspectives: The Power of Outdoor Play (Nov. 2015)

Did you know that for brain development in kids, the most important play is “socio-dramatic play”  (playing pretend with others), and more of this play happens outdoors than in any other environment? I was thrilled to be at part of our partner Natural Learning Initiative’s conference last month, and More

It’s Not Too Far…to Walk or Bike

Bike [House Creek Trail] is the latest Walk [Your City] way-finding sign installation in Raleigh, but this campaign takes the signs off roads and puts them on the greenway to highlight how close destinations just off the greenway are via bike. For example, it’s just 4 minutes from the More

Wake County Greenway System Plan

Wake County is planning for future greenway trails, expanding choices for recreation, active transportation, and health and wellness. Learn about the Wake County Greenway System Plan and provide your input online. There are several ways to get involved, including the public comment form, dropping by a public input table, or More

Perspectives (October 2015)

Together we can do so much more than we can do individually within our own organizations. That’s the foundation of AHA’s collaborative structure, and it’s also the thinking behind collective impact. On October 29, Robert Albright, a nationally recognized collective impact expert, will address factors for success and challenges, More

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