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EHPAC launches plan for healthy community


Tom Stankard / Daily Globe

MARY BENNETT, community coach for the Roadmaps to Health Action Center in Madison, Wis. speaks about creating a "culture of health" Wednesday afternoon at Gogebic Community College during the Eating Healthy and Physical Activity Coalition's first meeting.


IRONWOOD - The newly formed Eating Healthy and Physical Activity Coalition announced its plan Wednesday to encourage healthy living throughout the area.

For the past year, Andrea Newby, from the Iron County Human Services Department; Amy Nosal, from the University of Wisconsin Extension office; Megan Martell, from the Michigan State University Extension office; and Jackie Powers, a local health advocate, have been meeting to establish the core of the coalition.

Together, their mission is to promote physical activity and healthy eating across the...

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