Meet our Steering Committee

Following is a list of some of the organizations that comprise LiveWell Lawrence’s steering committee. These organizations offer opportunities for community members to improve nutrition and increase physical activity.

The Lawrence Public Schools' curriculum includes a Physical Education and Health program that is comprehensive in nature and designed to help students progress toward a deeper understanding of wellness.

Lawrence Memorial Hospital offers Community Health Education Events through their ConnectCare program.

TherapyWorks is a full-service outpatient physical therapy center in Lawrence that also offers wellness services.

Health Care Access Clinic serves Lawrence’s uninsured.

Douglas County K-State Research and Extension delivers educational programs and technical information on topics including nutrition and physical activity.

Douglas County Community Health Improvement Project (CHIP) provides direction and strategies for improving the health of local residents. CHIP has compiled a Guide to Physical Fitness Opportunities in Douglas County.

The Community Mercantile offers classes on cooking, health, and wellness, and their Education Foundation provides nutrition education that promotes personal health and well-being, strengthens our community, and supports sustainable and local food systems.

The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department offers health promotion programs including Project LIVELY and WIC Nutrition.

The City of Lawrence’s Parks and Recreation Department provides many activity opportunities for local residents through its classes, programs and events offerings.

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