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Simple tips for biking to work

Biking to work can be a great way to add exercise into your day, mentally prepare for your day and decompress at the end of the day, and to decrease your carbon footprint.  It is also kind of fun.  If you’ve never done it, however, here are a few tips to...

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The Labyrinth: A Walking Meditation

Come take a walk with RiseVT this Thursday evening, May 3 at Mystic Waters Day Spa in St. Albans. ‘A Soul Inspired Walk to New Beginnings,’ a workshop facilitated by Nathan Wiles and Christine Favreau, will introduce you to the labyrinth as a tool for...

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How to fit a bike helmet

Bike helmets are essential for all bicyclists to wear – whether you’re 2 years old on a tricycle or their 40 year old parent biking around the block.  You only have 1 brain.  It’s a good idea to protect it – always. Helmets come in all colors and designs,...

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The Aldis Hill Playground – A Thank You

On behalf of the –Aldis Hill Playground Trust Board of Trustees 2017 RiseVT Mini Grant Project Thank You! The Aldis Hill Playground Trust Board of Trustees extends their sincere appreciation in being awarded a 2017 RiseVT grant of $4,000 for much needed...

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Island Trail Running Series

Photo Caption: Frank Driscoll, Rebecca Torrisi, and Laura Ryan running during Island Trail Running Series at Pelots Point Nature Area in North Hero, VT A RiseVT Mini Grant Project During July and August of 2017 Healthy Island and Community Support Inc....

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Bringing mindfulness to schools

On Saturday March 24th, area educators had the opportunity to learn about using yoga and mindfulness in their classrooms from Lisa Flynn Founder and CEO of Yoga 4 Classrooms. RiseVT sponsored the 6-hour workshop for educators in Franklin and Grand Isle...

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Swanton Family Health Fair

On Thursday March 1st the Swanton Public Library hosted a health day at the library 26 kids and 14 adults enjoyed the healthy activities. They offered My Plate activities and sugary sweeten beverage activities by Brittany Wood, and Kids Zumba with Felicia...

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