Monthly Archives: January 2013

Freezing Temperatures, Frozen Vegetables

Authored by Reeve Chace Now that we are officially in the depths of winter, fresh vegetables are harder to find than they were in the summer growing season. But that’s no reason to leave the produce off your plate this winter–plenty of nutritious vegetables can still be found in abundance in the freezer section of… Read more »

Gaining Traction – Five years, 132,000+ kids later

Authored by Karen Voci, Executive DirectorHarvard Pilgrim Foundation Five years ago the Harvard Pilgrim Foundation decided to take a bite out of childhood obesity. We were driven by one simple fact: One in three children in the US is overweight or obese. Our kids are in trouble. We knew that a massive, consistent, and unified… Read more »

Pirate’s Goals for Success Program Incorporates 5-2-1-0!

Authored by Chris KnoblockDirector of Communications and Media RelationsPortland Pirates The Portland Pirates and Gorham Savings Bank have partnered to sponsor the Goals for Success Program for the 9th straight season! The objective of the program is to educate students in grades 3-6 about the importance of setting goals, both in athletics as well as… Read more »

Resolutions… The Big “To Do”!

Authored by Karen Schebaum Resolutions can feel like heavy baggage to drag into the New Year, particularly if your goals are exercise related — and it’s winter! Resolution means “a firm decision to do or not to do something.” (See? Kind of heavy!) I have found that what works for me is focusing on the… Read more »