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by Kelly Bainbridge on Mar 24th 2014

If you love to cook and have a passion for teaching others, volunteer with the Get Healthy, Live Well “Cooking Matters” program today. We need volunteers to teach our Cooking Matters nutrition-based cooking class. Chefs, nutrition educators and class assistants...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Sep 4th 2013

To UWG Faculty, Students and Staff Students and Staff, are you interested in: Working in community gardens? Teaching cooking classes? Helping people stop smoking? Encouraging others to lose weight and get fit? Organizing community events? Learning about marketing...

by Gina Brandenburg on Jul 26th 2013

On July 10, The Get Healthy, Live Well initiative was featured on the Community Voice radio show on WLBB 1330 AM with host Colin Worthington. Guests included Gina Brandenburg, program manager and Community Garden Task Force chairs Jillian Walker and Jacqueline...

by Gina Brandenburg on Jul 26th 2013

On July 18, 2013, community volunteers gathered for a work day at the Knox Park Community Garden.  Volunteers weeded the beds, put up bunny fence and built a water wall for the kids. Carroll County Master Gardeners taught neighborhood kids how to thin plants and...

by Ronda Faries on May 13th 2013

What does it take to make one’s community healthier? That will be the focus of Tanner Health System’s 2013 Community Health Summit, “Creating Healthier Communities,” on Tuesday, May 14, at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton’s Health Education and Wellness...

by Ronda Faries on May 13th 2013

The excitement level was high in Carrollton as about 80 community members and volunteers participated in the dedication and first official workday for the Knox Park Community Garden. The garden is the first of six planned community gardens made possible by Get...