February Newsletter from Community Partners

Did you miss our February newsletter? No worries. We’ve got it right here for you. Scroll through the newsletter below to learn what we’ve been up to the last month. If you’d like to get signed up for our newsletter to be delivered to you in the mail or by email each month, fill out this form. Download (PDF,...

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January Newsletter from Community Partners

Did you miss our January newsletter? No worries. We’ve got it right here for you. Scroll through the newsletter below to learn what we’ve been up to the last month. If you’d like to get signed up for our newsletter to be delivered to you in the mail or by email each month, fill out this form. Download (PDF,...

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Body Image Addressed by a Buffalo County Teen

Body Image Addressed by a Buffalo County Teen

This post was written by Kearney High School senior, Isabella Breinig, as part of her volunteer hours with Buffalo County Community Partners. Body image, defined by the Webster Dictionary as, a subjective picture of one’s own physical appearance established both by self-observation and by noting the reactions of others. The concept of how we view ourselves, and how others view us in return, is a complex problem that is constantly...

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Youth Advisory Board Holds First Yearly Meeting

Youth Advisory Board Holds First Yearly Meeting

The Youth Advisory Board (YAB) came together for their first meeting of the year in August. The members had a board orientation going through expectations for the year, and then they proceeded with the meeting. “Our meeting was very informative and I think it was a great start to the new school year! I’m so excited that there are new faces and new ideas,” said Maria Klingelhoefer, senior YAB member from Amherst. The group began with...

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Violence Prevention Hosts Coaches Training

Violence Prevention Hosts Coaches Training

One of the HealthyMINDS Collaborative’s partners, The S.A.F.E. Center, recently hosted Nebraska’s first regional training of Coaching Boys Into Men. This training is a strategy of the HealthyMINDS violence prevention group, who is working together to reduce youth violence in Buffalo County.One of the HealthyMINDS Collaborative’s partners, The S.A.F.E. Center, recently hosted Nebraska’s first regional training of Coaching Boys Into...

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Complete Streets Initiative Update

Complete Streets Initiative Update

Earlier this spring, Two Rivers Department of Public Health put together an “Active Living Summit” to gather community input on improving active lifestyles in Kearney. After two communitymeetings, a few areas for action emerged. One was the need for complete streets policies here in our community.Earlier this spring, Two Rivers Department of Public Health put together an “Active Living Summit” to gather community input on improving active...

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