wellness http://wamc.org en Mass In Motion Kicks Off in Northern Berkshires http://wamc.org/post/mass-motion-kicks-northern-berkshires <p></p><p></p><p>Today in North Adams, members of the community and local governments came together to kick-off a state-funded wellness program that focuses on community health and planning. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard attended the event and filed a report.</p><p>Today, members of the North Berkshire Community celebrated the kick-off of Mass in Motion,&nbsp; a statewide effort with a goal to promote fitness to battle obesity, chronic disease, and to encourage healthy, active living.</p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 17:20:59 +0000 Lucas Willard 52173 at http://wamc.org Mass In Motion Kicks Off in Northern Berkshires Local Wellness Initiative Awarded $2 Million CDC Grant http://wamc.org/post/local-wellness-initiative-awarded-2-million-cdc-grant <p>The Centers For Disease Control has awarded a $2 million dollar grant for a wellness initiative in Springfield Massachusetts.&nbsp; The money will fund several efforts aimed at improving access to healthy eating and physical activity.&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.</p><p></p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 16:25:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 49043 at http://wamc.org Local Wellness Initiative Awarded $2 Million CDC Grant