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  • 2014 Community Conversations Series

    Topics and dates include:
    I Came Home from War, July 8, 1 – 2:30 p.m.
    I Am the Voice of Brain Injury, August 20, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
    I Graduated from Drug Court, September 25, 1 – 2:30 p.m.
    I Am a Cancer Survivor, October 16, 12 – 1:30 p.m.

    Follow the link then click on a date to register for free!

  • 2014 Applicant Workshop Materials Available

    Download the PowerPoint presentation from the April 2014 Applicant Workshop to learn more about CHE's funding priorities and timeline for the Fall 2014 Funding Cycle.

  • 2014 CHE Healthy Living Applicant Workshop Materials Available

    Download the PowerPoint presentation from the CHE Healthy Living Applicant Workshop to learn more about CHE Healthy Living grant proposals.

Community Conversations Feature Personal Stories

The second in this year's series of Community Conversations, My Story: I Am the Voice of Brain Injury, offered messages of hope and inspiration to a capacity crowd. Thank you to the panelists who shared their stories of life after brain injury and to the Brain Injury Association of Nebraska for partnering with CHE on this event. Watch 10-11 News' coverage of the event here and read the Lincoln Journal Star article about the event.

Please join us for our next conversation, My Story:  I Graduated from Drug Court, on September 25 at 1 p.m. Registration is requested and is available online or by calling CHE at (402) 436-5516.

(From left) Brandon Verzal, father of Alexis who suffered Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome) at the hands of a day care provider; Peggy Reisher, Executive Director of the Brain Injury Association of Nebraska (BIA-NE) and panel moderator; Micah Fulmer, survivor of a car-pedestrian accident; and Gina Simanek, brain injury survivor, mental health counselor and ombudsperson for BIA-NE.

2014 Annual Meeting Recap

Thank you to everyone who made this year's annual meeting a success. Olympic Gold and Bronze Medalist Curt Tomasevicz's inspired the crowd with his personal story of persistence and focus. Our special guest, double Olympic Gold Medalist Charlie Greene, reinforced Curt's message.

Congrats to our award winners, Kit Boesch, Closing the Gap Award; Staci Bell, Mike Tavlin Leadership Award, and Beth Brady and Susan Stibal, Horizon Award. See photos of these award winners on our Events and Awards page. Their hard work and dedication is putting us one step closer to becoming a healthier community! 

If you weren't able to join us for the meeting, watch it online here.


Move More Lincoln: The Five Million Minute Challenge

Move More Lincoln is a fun, easy way to track your physical activity by yourself or as a group so Lincoln can reach five million minutes by the end of the summer. Running, dancing, walking the dog--it all adds up! Just sign up for free and start tracking your minutes.

While you're there you can also pick up tips for healthy living, check out our "Mover of the Week" and see how many minutes Lincolnites have logged already. Follow Move More Lincoln on Twitter, Facebook, Vine and Instagram to get in on giveaways and Move More news.

You can also share pictures and videos of you and your group being active. Just tag Move More Lincoln or #movemorelnk using your favorite social media and then look for yourself on the "Show Us Your Moves" page on the Move More website! 

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The Community Health Endowment (CHE) is working to make Lincoln, Nebraska, the healthiest community in the nation.

We keep a watchful eye on the horizon and on our vision, and we foster innovation, creativity, the exchange of good ideas and strong partnerships. It is a privilege to work toward a healthier Lincoln. We invite you to help guide our way.