Neighborhoods designed for walking may decrease the rates of being overweight or obese and having diabetes by more than 10 percent, a new study concludes.
Kids on the Run
Organizers of Global Running Day hope to have a million children pledge to run in the Million Kid Run on June 1. The event, spearheaded by the New York Road Runners and supported by other running groups, is one of many new programs aimed at getting children involved in the sport with the hope of making physical activity a part of their daily lives - safely. Kids can pledge to run in the Million Kid Run at and find events to join.
Crucial conversations are characterized by high stakes, strong emotions, and varied opinions. They are important because there is a direct correlation between crucial conversations, dialogue, and success. When people are in the throes of a high-risk conversation, much hangs in the balance. Fortunately, when people can honestly and accurately discuss all the relevant issues - including facts, opinions, theories, and feelings - they make better choices.
Sweet Pepper: Mama Mia Giallo
Now is a good time to plant warm-season vegetable crops. Attend this presentation to learn about growing tomatoes and other vegetables that like the warm weather.
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May 2016 Marion County 4-H Newsletter
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Small Animal Exhibit and Poster Project at the Marion County Fair
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If you grow and sell vegetables in Marion County, a scholar visiting Purdue, Gulfam Hassan, requests you participate in a survey about interest in training programs and climate change mitigation strategies. Please take a moment to read his request and fill out the survey.

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