163 New Bike Racks Installed Throughout New Bedford

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Over the past month, the city’s Department of Public Infrastructure (DPI) installed 163 new bike racks throughout the city’s schools and parks. The city received a $20,000 grant from the Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District (SRPEDD) to install these bike racks, giving cyclists more opportunity to ride their […] Read more »

Local Schools Celebrate International Walk to School Day!

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Although the morning of October 8th was rainy, dozens of children, their parents, and teachers still walked to school to celebrate International Walk to School Day. Many schools participated, including Hathaway (our highlighted school this year), Kempton, Parker, Renaissance, Betsy B. Winslow, and Roosevelt – children exercised in groups beforehand […] Read more »

Teaching Teens About Nutrition and Built Environment through the Mayor’s Learn & Serve Program

For the second summer in a row, Mass in Motion New Bedford partnered with the Mayor’s Learn and Serve program, spending nine hours a week for six weeks leading three groups of teenagers (14-15 years old)  on community service projects to help them build a variety of readiness skills, including […] Read more »

MiM Kids New Bedford Works with Local Daycares to Improve Nutrition & Physical Activity

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Since October 2012, MiM Kids New Bedford has helped over 1,000 children across five local day cares learn to eat healthier foods. Working with staff at the YMCA, Little People’s College, New Bedford Public Schools, PACE, and NorthStar Learning Center, Mass in Motion Kids New Bedford has helped staff encourage […] Read more »