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Healthy Maine Streets

HealthyMaineSt_300x257Work Site Wellness. Community Leadership. Downtown Vitality.

Healthy people build downtown vitality, fuel economic growth and strengthen our quality of place for future generations. To that end, the Brunswick Downtown Association is participating in the Maine Downtown Center’s Healthy Maine Streets program.

The mission of Healthy Maine Streets is to create vibrant downtowns through community leadership focused on developing place-based work site wellness. Healthy Maine Streets connects small businesses with creative opportunities to make the healthy choice the easy choice.

Downtown businesses with fewer than 20 employees are eligible to participate. Participating in this easy-to-implement program can offer some great benefits for everyone in our community:

• Cost savings for businesses due to reduced health care spendingBike path
• Better health for employees, particularly reduced chronic disease
• A more healthful and vibrant downtown

Expectations for participating businesses include:

• Participation in monthly Healthy Maine Street Wellness Committee meetings
• Completion of a business wellness assessment
• Completion of wellness surveys by all employees
• Selection of and participation in selected wellness activities

Get Moving on the MallYou are invited to try a range of fitness activities on the Town Mall. This program is offered FREE to the public by the BDA & the Healthy Maine Streets Wellness Committee, once each month from April to September. Designed to get people moving during their work day, each session will be held from 12-1 on the Mall. Click here for the complete schedule of activites. Don’t miss our Special Wellness Activities offered during the May 14th Get Moving on the Mall session, more here.

Healthy Maine Streets Participating Businesses:

Brunswick Downtown Association
Cool as a Moose/ArtForms Inc.
Curtis Memorial Library
Androscoggin Bank
Senter Place
The Great Impasta
Morning Glory Natural Foods
Wellness and Chiropractic Care
Morton Real Estate
Maine Street Yoga
Greater Brunswick Physical Therapy
Dr. Oshetski, DDS

For more information, please contact:
Rebecca Drewette-Card
Project Director

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