The cook-off is part of the Mayos Wellness Campaign and will take place on May 15. The following information was provided by the Township of Woodbridge. Woodbridge Township Mayor John E. McCormac and the Mayors Wellness Campaign, partnered with Melissa Kostinas, Director of the State Mayors Wellness Campaign at The NJ Health Care Quality Institute [...]
By Ashley Peskoe, NJ.com FREEHOLD BOROUGH – The borough kicked off its Mayors Wellness Campaign Sunday with a bike ride through town, encouraging residents to get moving. Mayor Nolan Higgins said this is the second year of the ride, and the initiative, which is part of a statewide program, and is expected to be formally [...]
BY NEWS STAFF More than a year since its inception, the Mayors Wellness Campaign is still chugging away, steadily recruiting residents to join the pledge to live a healthy lifestyle. “It’s an awareness campaign,” Mayor Chuck Cahn said. “It has evolved in a very positive way.” The campaign partners with several local businesses, hospitals and [...]
BY LISA SPEAR STAFF WRITER PASCACK VALLEY COMMUNITY LIFE While keeping seniors in motion, kindergartners eating nutritiously, and developing the social skills of middle school kids, River Vale reached a new milestone in health. With the manpower and dedication of River Vale residents running the Mayors Wellness Campaign (MWC) and with the guidance of Mayor [...]
BY REBECCA D. O’BRIEN STAFF WRITER THE RECORD Community health initiatives once meant seasonal immunization drives and food pyramid posters in borough hall. Today, they are more likely to involve Zumba classes, low-fat cook-offs, 5K races and public weigh-ins. A growing number of North Jersey towns are launching health and fitness “wellness” programs, spurred by [...]
The Record GIVEN ALL the public awareness these days regarding nutrition and exercise and the harmful effects brought on by obesity, it’s no wonder that the Mayors Wellness Campaign, a statewide initiative founded in 2006, is beginning to see a resurgence in northern New Jersey. As Staff Writer Rebecca D. O’Brien reports, Bergen County towns [...]
Neighborhood Journal will feature the Tenafly Cook Well event starting this Sunday Feb 10th through Feb 23rd on Optimum channel 78 or 118 (some Bergen areas) daily at 8am, 9:30am, 10:30am, 2:30pm, 6:30, 9:30 and 10:30pm.
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BY ELYSE TORIBIO STAFF WRITER THE RECORD Any weight-loss program, fitness expert or nutritionist will tell you that it’s much easier to adopt a healthier lifestyle with a friend. Now think of what you can accomplish with 100,000 friends. That’s why the Tenafly Mayor’s Wellness Campaign has teamed up with the Englewood Cliffs-based online support [...]
Moves Like Woodbridge 2012 Promo Jesse Kraft, the chef from Saint Barnabas Medical Center, shared his recipe for grilled chicken and a summer cous cous salad, using produce from the Chatham Farmers Market July 2012.