The Farmington Valley Health District is the local health department that serves ten towns and a population of 110,000 in the Farmington Valley. The health department is responsible for preventing disease outbreaks and conditions that give rise to poor health, promoting health programs and policies that support good health, and protecting members of our community from health threats.
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Making Connections is funded by the Movember Foundation, a global charity raising funds and awareness for men's health. These funds deliver breakthrough research and support services to allow men to live longer, healthier, happier lives. Since 2003, millions have joined the men's health movement, raising more than $650 million and funding over 1,000 programs through impact investments, focusing on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, poor mental health and physical inactivity.
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Prevention Institute is a non-profit, national center dedicated to improving community health and well-being by building momentum for effective primary prevention. Primary prevention means taking action to build resilience and prevent problems before they occur. The Institute's work is characterized by a strong commitment to community participation and promotion of equitable health outcomes among all social and economic groups.
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Nourish My Soul is dedicated to improving the food system through community based agriculture, nutrition education, and youth empowerment while advocating for food sovereignty. Food is the catalyst we use to connect communities, encourage stewardship, and inspire new leaders in the food movement. Nourish My Soul is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that works with communities to repair the broken food system and provide safe places for the voices of the community to emerge and be heard. It is our belief that our role is to empower and educate, using the universal need for food to unite people.
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Kokopelli Dog Training
Kokopelli Dog Training has been teaching dog agility, puppy and basic dog manners, and water work for 21 years. Kokopelli trainers work privately with dog owners on problem areas including leash reactivity, and dog/dog aggression and teach group classes. At Kokopelli Dog Training they believe that the most important goal is to have a relationship with your dog based on trust and respect. Kokopelli Dog Training uses positive reinforcement training techniques to bring out the best in your companion. Along with private training and consultations on behavior, Kokopelli also offers a full range of classes and activities to participate in.
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