Youth Health Leadership CANCELLED for February 3rd

February 3, 2011

Youth Health Leadership training for tonight, February 3rd, has been CANCELLED due to a weather advisory.  The program will resume next week on February 10th at the regular time, 6:00 pm.  For more information, please contact YHL program staff at (979) 845-5419.  Stay warm!!

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You’re in the money…

February 1, 2011

It’s a new year, so dust off the keyboard and flex those grant writing muscles again! New funding opportunities in obesity prevention have been released and are listed on the Funding Opportunites page. Also check out the Resources page for new obesity-related data and tools to help you advance obesity prevention programs.  Don’t forget to visit the […]

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Looking for some 5K fun?

January 25, 2011

Join Train with Charlie and The Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley on Saturday, January 29th, 2011 for a 5K Fun Run, benefitting The Children’s Museum.  For information, click here. Lace up your running shoes and go have some fun!

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Local businesses support UP-BEAT Youth Health Leadership program

November 15, 2010

A huge THANK YOU to J Cody’s, Double Dave’s,  Powersports, and the Brazos Valley Council of Governments for supporting the UP-BEAT Youth Health Leadership program!  Both restaurants have donated meals for the youth participants.  The BVCOG has generously donated training facilities and Powersports is providing transportation between the BVCOG and community assessment areas.  The Youth Health Leadership program […]

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Expand your mind, not your waistline

November 11, 2010

A ton of new links to resources are now up in the Resources section!  Hop on over and find news, articles, activities, and events to get you going on your projects.  Just looking for more information on what’s new in obesity prevention and health?  Browse through the articles and keep up to date on what’s […]

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And the winner is…

October 21, 2010

Drum roll, please…UP-BEAT is proud to announce results of the City-BEAT design competition!  We had a TIE for first place from Jeff Slater and Lu Zhou, both students in the Master of Landscape Architecture program at Texas A&M.  Yay Jeff and Lu!  Jeff and Lu have graciously agreed to combine their designs into one for […]

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Local teens making a difference

October 14, 2010

The Youth Health Leadership programs starts tonight! The program engages 6th through 9th graders to make a difference in the Bryan/College Station communities.  Youth will receive training on how to perform community and environmental assessments.  They will then present findings and recommendations on improving access to physical activity to community leaders.  For more information on […]

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Have an UP-BEAT Friday!

September 27, 2010

UP-BEAT will be at First Friday/Art Step this week on October 1st.  Come out and visit us!  See the new City-BEAT design contest submissions and vote on your favorite.  Plus, we will have FREE POPCORN!  Tell us what you want to see on the City-BEAT walking circuit signs, have a little snack and then go […]

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Wanna win $500???

September 1, 2010

Then you need to submit your ideas for mileage signs for the new City-BEAT walking routes in downtown Bryan.  BVOPN and UP-BEAT are pleased to announce a community-wide contest to design the mileage signs.  The contest is open to any Brazos County resident, ages 6th grade and up.  The community will be able to vote on […]

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Are your grant writing muscles in shape?

August 25, 2010

Who says there’s no funding out there?  Get ready, get set, get funded!  The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and NIH are now seeking applications for a number of obesity-related grants.  Check the Funding Opportunities page for more information on these and other available RFAs/RFPs. 

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