Local Schools Celebrate International Walk to School Day!

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 »

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

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 »

New Bedford Installs 15 New Bike Racks

The City of New Bedford continues to make efforts towards creating a more bicycle friendly community by installing 15 new bike racks throughout the City. The new racks were installed in Fall 2013 with funding provided by the Office of Housing and Community Development.  Residents can now find bicycle racks […] Read more »

New Bedford is Awarded New Medals Through Let’s Move, Cities, Towns, and Counties Initiative!

The National League of Cities has awarded New Bedford new medals for their involvement around the Michelle Obama initiative Let’s Move! Cities, Towns, and Counties.  The city had previously received bronze and gold medals in three out of five of the Let’s Move goals (see previous post) but were recently […] Read more »

Mayor Presents Awards at Gomes Elementary School for the Mass in Motion Kids Media Competition

As part of the Mass in Motion Kids Project, the MiM Kids Media Competition was held this Spring with over 50 entries received from New Bedford Elementary and Middle school students across the district in the categories of Artwork, Videos, and Raps/Songs. Entries needed to answer the question, “How can […] Read more »