Crook County On The Move is excited to announce that we are one of the 129 grantees who will receive funds through AARP Livable Communities’ AARP Community Challenge ‘quick action’ grant program. Awardees across the country will receive grants to fund innovative projects that can inspire change and make counties, cities, towns and rural areas … Continue reading AAPR Livable Communities Grant awarded for age-friendly benches in Prineville
We are excited to share the first edition of "Food for Friends". This newsletters highlights garden planting tips, community gardens and food resources. Read it and learn which plants love each other's company! Download your issue here.
C.R.O.P. is starting! Crooked River Open Pastures farmer markets begin in April. Experience farm life while you shop for farm fresh foods at the variety of vendors taking part in traveling market. Below is a list of dates and locations where the markets will be. April 28th: Bluestone Natural Farms (Goat Education & Field Day) … Continue reading 2018 C.R.O.P. Dates and Locations
Better Bones & Balance is an OSU Extension researched-based exercise class designed to improve bone health, muscular strength and balance in a fun, social, community environment. The class includes strength training, aerobic exercise, flexibility exercises, and balance exercises. Come dressed to exercise! This class can accommodate all fitness levels from beginner to intermediate. - and … Continue reading Better Bone & Balance is coming to Prineville
These girls are asking for your help to fill Food For Kids' empty shelves. This program provides food to elementary age kids who may not receive regular meals on evenings and weekends. Won’t you help restock the shelves? Please consider healthy food items that a young child can prepare themselves. Whole grain, low-fat, low-sodium and … Continue reading The Shelves Are Empty…Can You Help?
Start the new year off on the right foot! Join the Walk With Ease program by phone or computer - regardless of your age, ability or location. This is a free program that aims to reduce pain, build confidence in being physically active , improve overall health and provide enjoyment as you connect with others across the … Continue reading Walk With Ease – a Virtual Class
Celebrate MLK Day of Service on January 15th right here in Prineville. Pick up your paint brush and help Crook Kids Clinic repaint the interior of the school-based health center. Providing acute and primary care to children ages 0-18, the Clinic is a valuable asset to our community. You can register to help at VolunteerCentralOregon.org. … Continue reading Volunteer on January 15th to celebrate MLK Day of Service
Learn how to make healthy snacks, measure properly, understand food labels, explore food cultures and much more. Open to 4-H juniors and intermediates, this class will be lead by Kristi Hiaasen and Cynthia Jurgensen. Don't miss out! Call 541-447-6228 to sign up. Classes will start January 24th from 3:30-5 pm at the Clover Building Kitchen, … Continue reading Beginner 4-H Cooking Class Coming In January
Crooked River Elementary received the ‘Fuel Up to Play 60’ award. The award is from the Oregon Dairy and Nutrition Council. The award will provide students grades K-5 with increased health benefits and leadership skills by the way of Recess Refresh/Snack Smarter. The award will allow the purchase of new outdoor equipment which will add … Continue reading Students pledge to eat healthy and be active
1 out of 3 American adults has pre-diabetes, but you can make changes now to improve your health and prevent type 2 diabetes. Sign up for classes now to learn how! Crook County Health Department's Kylie Loving is organizing the Prevent T2 program right here in Prineville. Call Kylie at 541-447-3260, or email her at Kloving@h.co.crook.or.us for … Continue reading PreventT2 PROGRAM comes to Prineville