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Posted on: December 30, 2022

Protections from Housing Discrimination Adopted

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On December 13th the Lawrence City Commission voted in favor of an ordinance which will improve equal access to housing. The ordinance will add protections from housing discrimination based on a person's source of income and status as a survivor of domest...

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Posted on: December 7, 2022

Pathways to a Healthy Kansas

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On November 29th representatives of LiveWell Douglas County met with the technical assistance team for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas’ “Pathways to a Healthy Kansas” initiative. Through the Pathways project, LiveWell has received financial support since...

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

LiveWell Douglas County Celebration Breakfast

Aftan Jameson speaking at the LiveWell Celebration Breakfast

On Friday, November 19, about 80 members of the LiveWell Douglas County coalition and community partners gathered at the Cider Gallery for LiveWell’s annual celebration event. Coalition Work Group leaders shared highlights of coalition and commu...

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

2022 Pathways Business & Wellness Symposium

Panelists at the Pathways Business & Wellness Symposium

WorkWell Douglas County hosted the 2022 Pathways Business & Wellness Symposium in early November at the Lied Center in Lawrence. Through the Pathways funding supported by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, presentations by BCBSKS staff discussed th...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Ribbon Cutting Held on Newest Loop Segment

City Leaders cutting the ribbon on the newest Loop segment

A ribbon cutting ceremony for the newest segment of the Lawrence Loop was held on October 22nd. The new segment runs from Peterson Park to North Michigan Street. The trail passes north of the Hallmark production facility.  It features a tunnel pa...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Lawrence City Commission Approves Retail Tobacco Ordinance

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After years of work by LiveWell Douglas County, Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health, and the American Heart Association, the Lawrence City Commission approved a new ordinance on November 1st requiring any business selling tobacco to have a tobacco retai...

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