A Culture of Health Starts Here

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to recognize and respond to signs of mental health distress. It’s an experience that we recommend for all Lancaster County residents!

Visit http://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/ and click “Find a Course” to sign up for a class.

Tis the season to think about Community Supported Agriculture(CSA)

Visit our Workplace CSA page to learn more and download our provider list.

Well Workplace Award winners will be announced at the Lancaster Health Summit on May 12.

Click here for more information about the Health Summit, including registration.

Lighten Up Lancaster is proud to be a partner for place with the Lancaster County Planning Commission. Join us as we advocate for health in the new county comprehensive plan, places2040.

Visit www.places2040.com to learn how you can get involved.

Join the fun at the 3rd Annual Open Streets Lancaster on Sunday, May 15.

Visit OpenStreetsLNC.org for more details and volunteer opportunities.
Join us to celebrate National Trails Day on Saturday, June 4.

Click here to view the flyer for the event at Columbia Crossing at the Columbia Riverfront Park.

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Events & Meetings

05/15/2016 - Open Streets 2016
Bring the family for a day of open streets filled with family fun, educational and recreational activities for all! We are shutting down streets in Lancaster to allow to safe and open play with organizations from all over the community coming together.  More details »
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In the News


Local News

In 2015, City of Reading made a formal commitment to safer streets that work for everyone by passing a Complete Streets policy.
Free home composting workshops are being offered to Lancaster County residents.
Barre workouts are a little ballet, combined with dance, yoga or Pilates.

National News

We know that walking and cycling can help extend and enhance your life, but we seldom think about how these two modes of travel – collectively called ‘active modes’ – can enhance business opportunities.
The Healthy Kids Community Challenge is hoping to get more kids on bikes this summer.
Study finds that increase in school meal revenues compensates for decreased snack sales

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Lighten Up Lancaster County Coalition is a group of concerned individuals, organizations and employers, in partnership with Lancaster General Health, who want to increase the number of children and adults in Lancaster County who are at a healthy weight.

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