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June 6, 2021
WGRZ: Summer-long Zumba in The Park starts in Niagara Falls
The classes will run from 10 a.m. to noon each Saturday for eight to 12 weeks at Wrobel Towers, and each session will feature a different routine.
May 17, 2021
Niagara Gazette: Zumba in the Park coming to the Falls
PROGRAM: Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative, and Niagara Falls Peacemakers partnering.
April 19, 2021
Niagara Gazette: Wellness Walk draws a crowd to train station
NIAGARA FALLS: Event hosted by Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative and the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area.
April 18, 2021
Buffalo News: Amid Covid-19 isolation, Niagara Falls walk helps people reconnect
Participants in "Walk With Us," a 5K wellness walk organized by the the Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative, pause to take in the view of the Rainbow Bridge and the gorge from a scenic vista on the Niagara Scenic Parkway as they walk from the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center to Terrapin Point, Sunday, April 18, 2021.
April 18, 2021
WGRZ: 'Walk With Us' 5K in Niagara Falls happening Sunday
On Sunday the Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative and the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area is hosting a 5K wellness walk.
April 18, 2021
WKBW: Walking for pandemic wellness in Niagara Falls
Wellness walk is designed to help people cope with stress of pandemic.
April 17, 2021
Yahoo! News: 'Walk With Us' event set for Sunday at Falls train station
Apr. 17—Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative and the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area is hosting a 5K Wellness Walk at the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, 825 Depot Ave W, Niagara Falls from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday.
April 17, 2021
WGRZ: Niagara Falls organizations hold 5K wellness walk Sunday
The walk offered healing due to the aftermath of COVID-19 and an opportunity for the community to restore their connection with nature and each other.
April 17, 2021
Niagara Gazette: ‘Walk With Us’ event set for Sunday at Falls train station
Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative and the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area is hosting a 5K Wellness Walk at the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, 825 Depot Ave W, Niagara Falls from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday.
April 13, 2021
WNY Papers: Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative & Niagara Falls National Heritage Area invite community to 'Walk With Us'
Tue, Apr 13th 2021 02:30 pm Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative and the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area are partnering together to host a 5K wellness walk at the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, April 18. A press release stated, “This walk offers an opportunity for members of the community to restore the connection with nature and each other while improving their physical and mental health. “Designed to counteract the isolation and sedentary lifestyle many of us have experienced due to the pandemic, the walk will allow participants to adhere to COVID-19 safety guidelines while enjoying a healthy activity together. Just the act of walking and talking with each other will help boost people’s spirits and build community support and reconnection after what has been a tough year for many.”
October 28, 2020
WIVB: Niagara Falls non-profits offer free rides to polls during early voting with Souls to Polls
NIAGARAFALLS, N.Y. (WIVB)–Non-profits in Niagara Falls are making sure this extra time for voting, isn’t put to waste.
October 24, 2020
Spectrum News: Niagara County Residents Upset With Limited Access to Vote
Some say two is better than one, which is better than none, but locals in Niagara County say it's frustrating that the county only set up two early voting sites.
September 18, 2019
Niagara GazetteWalk the Falls taking place Saturday
The Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative invites residents, families, and walkers to its annual Walk the Falls coming up on Saturday at Hyde Park, by the playground. This a family friendly event will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 1p.m.
March 23, 2018
Buffalo News: Group looks to change woeful health outcomes in Niagara Falls, one person at a time
Ashe works with others to help breathe new life into his struggling city of Niagara Falls, Brian Archie often thinks about the house on 13th Street where his grandparents once lived.
WBFO: Sunday walk in Niagara Falls offers community, healing after COVID isolation
On Sunday, a walk will be held to connect Niagara Falls residents to nature, their community and each other. The intent is to have people show up, walk together (socially distant) and heal together after a year of the pandemic.