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FREE Color Splash Entry on May 3

Posted on:Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 @ 4:30 pm

  Washington County Gives is a 24-hour online fundraiser allowing you to support community programs through HEAL of Washington County and other organizations.  We encourage you to go online and donate on May 3! Why support HEAL? To promote healthy eating and fun activities to get kids moving throughout Washington County Schools To inspire a healthy …

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HEAL is Hiring!

Posted on:Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 @ 9:48 pm

HEAL is seeking a part-time Marketing & Events Coordinator.  Candidates must have marketing experience and strong social media knowledge (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn).  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are also required.  This position will be 20 hrs/week, and candidates must have a flexible schedule (including occasional evening and weekend hours) to attend and coordinate …

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HEAL in the News: Check out Healthy Schools Challenge Herald-Mail Article

Posted on:Monday, January 25th, 2016 @ 5:44 pm

HEAL is incredibly excited for the positive things happening in Washington County Public Schools as part of our Healthy Schools Challenge. Take a look at one shining example at Maugansville Elementary.  Thank you to The Herald-Mail for this awesome feature. Read article:  HERE For more information about the Challenge check out this page:  HEAL’s Healthy Schools    …

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: TEAM Cycle!

Posted on:Thursday, December 17th, 2015 @ 8:01 pm

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN for another fun event with HEAL!  CLICK HERE TEAM Cycle will be held on March 5, 2016, in the atrium at Robinwood Professional Center (formerly the “Robin’s Nest” area.) Developed by Dave Ruff of Ruff Fitness, this is an indoor cycling fundraiser where the area’s top instructors come together to teach 6 …

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ALL WASHINGTON COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS TAKING CHALLENGE!

Posted on:Monday, November 16th, 2015 @ 4:41 pm

HEAL launched a pilot of a Healthy Schools Challenge with the Washington County Public Schools during the 2015-16 school year.  We are pleased to announce that 100% of the schools are participating – elementary through high school!  The Challenge is a way to showcase a school’s commitment to the nutrition, physical activity, and overall wellness …

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YOUR CHILD CAN BE CAPTAIN OF COLOR SPLASH

Posted on:Thursday, July 30th, 2015 @ 3:13 am

NEW THIS YEAR!  We are hosting a helicopter ball drop during packet pickup the evening before Color Splash. Numbered balls will be dropped by helicopter onto a field and then children will enter to grab them.  A random drawing will be held to determine winning number. The child with the winning number gets to be …

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Take Part in Assessing Health Needs!

Posted on:Monday, June 29th, 2015 @ 3:32 pm

In an ongoing effort to meet the health needs of the community, several organizations in Washington County are partnering to conduct a health needs assessment.  HEAL is one of these proud partners! As part of this assessment, this collaboration is asking individuals to complete a breif 10-minute electronic survey.  These responses are essential to gain …

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May 5 is Washington County Gives!

Posted on:Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 @ 8:18 pm

For the third year in a row, HEAL will be participating in this unique 24-our online fundraiser conducted by the Community Foundation of Washington County.  It provides local nonprofits an opportunity to not only receive donations but also matching dollars and incentives. HEAL has been fortunate to receive tremendous support in the past, which has …

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Williamsport Added as Walking Location!

Posted on:Monday, March 30th, 2015 @ 5:25 pm

HEAL has added Byron Park in Williamsport as a a second walking option for its Spring 2015 10,000 Steps session.  Program participants can use this location as their sole weekly check-in with HEAL or as an additional walking opportunity.  Fairgrounds Park in Hagerstown is the other location. Walks for both of these are held on …

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Summit Targets Healthier Living, Obesity in Washington County

Posted on:Friday, November 21st, 2014 @ 8:15 pm

By CJ LOVELACE More than 50 participants from numerous Washington County organizations gathered Thursday morning to discuss ways to promote a healthier lifestyle and combat a high obesity rate in the community. The goal of the first Healthy Lifestyles Summit, hosted by HEAL of Washington County at Hagerstown Community College, was to bring stakeholders together …

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