State Games, Tennis, Streets Alive's Golf Scramble, & Free Fitness Classes


June Partner Spotlight
Nebraska Sports Council
July 21-30, the Nebraska Sports Council will host hundreds of athletes of all ages at the Cornhusker State Games, a statewide amateur sports festival that provides top-quality amateur competition in a wide range of activities.  With 60+ sports, all Nebraska residents are eligible to participate.
The Nebraska Sports Council also invites the community to challenge themselves and track their progress with the web-based NE150 Challenge.  The Challenge, which is free for participants, is themed around Nebraska's sesquicentennial and also offers company participation and awards. 
Streets Alive!, the annual outdoor movement festival organized by Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln qualifies as an NE 150 Challenge event. 
June Partner Spotlight
Governor's Wellness Awards 
WorkWell, a division of the Nebraska Safety Council, provides wellness resources to organizations to help employees achieve optimal wellbeing.  
With a membership of over 100 organizations, WorkWell helps companies of all sizes, industries, and cultures experience success on any budget by following the evidence-based model of worksite wellness.
WorkWell has supported the Nebraska Governor's Wellness Awards since its establishment in 2008. The Governor's Wellness Awards is a tiered recognition to encourage all business in Nebraska to offer health and wellness programs for their employees based on company size and advancement. Read more.
June is
National Outdoor Month
Gardening is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and
be active.

This National Great Outdoors Month, learn some tips to help keep you safe and healthy while gardening.


You Made It Happen 

on Give to Lincoln Day! 

We had a great Give to Lincoln Day, thanks to you. 

Your support assists us in continuing our work to help families, children, and seniors live longer, healthier lives. 
In addition to our  breastfeeding, healthy beverage, childhood obesity, and cancer screening projects, your donation supports community and neighborhood health through our annual Streets Alive! festival.
Sign Up Now - Sponsor, Exhibit, Entertain, or Play Golf!
Streets Alive! 2017
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What is Streets Alive!?
Streets Alive! is health, fitness, nutrition, play, music, dance, community  and ... FUN.  The 2017 Streets Alive! festival is set for Sunday, Sept. 10, hosted this year in the Belmont neighborhood.  Streets Alive! also qualifies for the NE150 Challenge.
Sign up at these links to sponsor, exhibit, or  entertain or find more info  here .
Golf Scramble Benefits PHL and Streets Alive! 
Prairie Life Fitness is hosting 4 person golf scramble, shotgun start, to benefit Streets Alive!, scheduled for June 24 at Crooked Creek Golf Course Great prizes and fun swag.  Download a player application.
There's also lots of sponsorship levels if you're not a golfer.  Download a sponsor info sheet. For more info contact Teri Boles.  Many thanks to Prairie Life. SEE YOU ON THE LINKS!

Lincoln Journal Star: Health and the City

Lowering the risk and preventing cancer

Our June Column
In our May 27th column in the Lincoln Journal Star Neighborhood Extra, we highlighted healthy choices to lower your risk of cancer and the HPV vaccination for kids that can prevent cervical and many oral cancers. By increasing vaccination rates to over 80%, most of the 30,000 cases of cancer caused by HPV could be prevented. 
10 Health TV
Summer Happenings in 10 Health's
In the 1st segment, learn  about the Summer Lunch Service Program. 

The 2nd segment  talks about summer fun in the Lincoln parks. 

In the 3rd segment, learn about  Pioneers Park's Nature Center

In the final segment, learn about TrailTrek 2017.
More from 10 Health:
Tasting Tour  of Lincoln series; Food Truths series; the Healthy Earth, Healthy You series  - all at 10 Health YouTube.  For all the health, fitness, and wellness events happening in the city, visit the 10 Health calendar.
June Happenings
May 30 - June 30: Woods Tennis Center and satellite locations begin first session of tennis lessons.
June 1- Community Crops' Veggie Van offers fresh veggies at 2301 O St.
June 1 - 30 - Move More Lincoln free noontime fitness classes continue at Union Plaza, 21st & P Sts.
June 17 -  Juneteenth, celebration of culture, family, and health hosted by the Malone Community Center at Trago Park, 22nd & U Sts, 11AM - 5PM.
June 24 -  Prairie Life Fitness hosts a Golf Scramble at Crooked Creek Golf Course, 134th & O Sts. to benefit Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln and Streets Alive! 
Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln (PHL) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the health, wellness, and fitness of our community. We collaborate with other organizations on joint projects to improve health by increasing physical fitness, promoting good nutrition, supporting breastfeeding, and improving cancer screening rates.
Our work includes improving health and wellness policies, conducting community level research, and evaluation of the success of local health initiatives. 
       More about our health initiatives     Follow us on FaceBook and Twitter
Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln
4600 Valley Road Ste. 250      Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone: (402) 430-9940      Fax: (402) 483-4802