Beach Elementary WISERCISE!

Mar 25

Beach Elementary WISERCISE!

Beach Elementary in Pascagoula, Mississippi is one of eight elementary schools that received an OrganWise Guys Core Kit thanks to the Thriving Communities, Thriving Children project funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Last month, we visited teachers and students at Beach Elementary to check out their wonderful morning exercise routine, involving WISERCISE! of...

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Thriving Communities, Thriving Children – Welcome New Foodservice!

Nov 21

Thriving Communities, Thriving Children – Welcome New Foodservice!

A huge thank you to the W.K. Kellogg Foundation for funding the new project called Thriving Communities, Thriving Children (TC2)! This fall, we had a blast kicking off The OrganWise Guys programming with early childcare/Head Start centers and elementary schools in Louisiana and Mississippi. A warm OrganWise welcome to the cafeteria staff at the new elementary...

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Thriving Communities, Thriving Children – Welcome New Schools!

Nov 14

Thriving Communities, Thriving Children – Welcome New Schools!

A huge thank you to the W.K. Kellogg Foundation for funding a new project called Thriving Communities, Thriving Children (TC2)! This fall, we had a blast kicking off The OrganWise Guys programming with early childcare/Head Start centers and elementary schools in Louisiana and Mississippi. A warm OrganWise welcome to the new elementary school sites who are having fun...

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Thriving Communities, Thriving Children – Welcome New Early Childcare Centers!

Nov 07

Thriving Communities, Thriving Children – Welcome New Early Childcare Centers!

A huge thank you to the W.K. Kellogg Foundation for funding the new project called Thriving Communities, Thriving Children (TC2)! This fall, we had a blast kicking off The OrganWise Guys programming with early childcare/Head Start centers and elementary schools in Louisiana and Mississippi. A warm OrganWise welcome to the new early childcare sites who are having fun...

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Exploring the Mississippi Body Walk

Sep 17

Exploring the Mississippi Body Walk

Today we feature guest blogger and Mississippi Body Walk Coordinator, Katie Bouchillon. She has been with Body Walk for over five years criss-crossing the state to bring the message of ‘being smart from the inside out’ to the K-5th graders all across Mississippi. The Mississippi Body Walk is a larger-than-life walk through exhibit. At each of Body...

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Bringing Partners Together for a Healthy Mississippi

Mar 27

Bringing Partners Together for a Healthy Mississippi

We recently had the opportunity to participate in the Growing Mississippi’s Future meeting hosted by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation!  We appreciate our years of partnership with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and all of their work to raise a healthy generation of...

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Mrs. Thrasher’s Class Is Hard At Work!

Nov 07

We recently heard from Jeannie Thrasher from Wilkins Elementary School in Jackson, MS.  Her class is working hard to “be the best they can be.” We think you’ll enjoy hearing more about their efforts: Each morning we start off with the WISERCISE! march. After having many students and teachers ask us what we were doing, we created posters to place...

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Meet Christy Trader

Aug 26

Meet Christy Trader

Cristy Trader is doing great work in her year of service with Americorps at the Mississippi Food Network. We recently caught up with her to find out how she got involved and how she is making a difference. OWG:  Tell us about Americorps and how you ended up working for them? Cristy:  A friend of the family told my mom about the Americorps Program. I did my research...

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