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Lighten Up Lancaster County, the American Heart Association, and Franklin and Marshal College unveil walking path.

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Wickersham Elementary plant day!

Apply for the 2015 Well Workplace Awards! Deadline is April 15, 2015.

Winners announced at the Lancaster Health Summit on May 7th

Lighten Up Lancaster and Lancaster Civil Engineering's Active Living Project receives Achievement Award 

What can you do to support mental well-being in Lancaster? 

Lancaster Bikes!

Updated webpage and new Facebook page.

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04/28/2015 - Be a Heart Smart Woman Event
This Smart Health for Women event offers a fun-filled evening featuring an educational session with a Lancaster General Health cardiologist. Learn important wellness and nutrition tips as they relate to heart disease prevention.  More details »
05/07/2015 - Lancaster Health Summit
Annual Health Summit Returns May 7th! More details »
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Healthy Recipes


In the News


Local News

Jeff Speack, national walkability expert and author of, "The Walkable City," visits Lancaster to conduct an official assessment of City streets.
With an eye toward cutting health care costs and reducing sick days, companies are adding healthy options to their vending machines as part of wellness programs.
Tom Knapp of Lancaster Online writes about our first Open Streets Event!

National News

Safe Routes to School National Partnership reports on economiv benefits of investing in active transportation.
The League of American Bicyclists dives into bicycling policies that help to promote more activity and safety!
Lighten Up Lancaster makes national news for its combined efforts surrounding National Walking Day in Lancaster.

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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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