Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program to Begin in Stevens Point Community

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Area Parents to Receive FVRx Vouchers to Redeem at Farmers’ Markets Stevens Point, Wisc., June 1, 2017 —The Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program (FVRx) will resume this summer through the Fruit and Veggie Works coalition in Portage and Marathon Counties. Community members will receive free FVRx Prescriptions from their pediatrician or health care provider to […]

National Breastfeeding Month Celebrated with Scarves-for-Moms Campaign

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Stevens Point, Wisc., August 1, 2017 —The Portage County Breastfeeding Coalition and Portage County CAN are celebrating National Breastfeeding Month with a campaign to raise funds for breastfeeding scarfs. Throughout the month of August, community members will be encouraged to engage with the Breastfeeding Coalition on Facebook and donate to the Scarves-for-Moms Campaign. For a […]

Trotting to an Active Community this Thanksgiving

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This Thanksgiving, community members trotted toward a healthier holiday by participating in the annual Stevens Point Community Turkey Trot. Organized by the Portage County Can Coalition (PC CAN), over 450 attendees walked or ran the 5K and donated food items on Thanksgiving morning at Pfiffner Park. Participants were encouraged to bring friends, families, pets and gratitude as […]