Archive for 'Wellness'
Win an iPod! Door County Coalition Hosts Teen Alcohol Prevention Town Hall Meeting in Jacksonport, Apr 8
Posted on 30. Mar, 2010 by Staff Reporter.
Underage drinking is typically a major concern in most rural communities… because drinking usually includes driving. To further investigate the issue in a forum setting, the Door County Alcohol and Other Drug Coalition will host a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, April 8, at the Jacksonport Community Center (3365 County Road V). Starting at 6 […]
Phillip Whiteman, Jr. a Northern Cheyenne Indian from Lame Deer, Montana comes to Door County to teach the Medicine Wheel Model Saturday, April 17
Posted on 27. Mar, 2010 by Stephen Kastner.
Phillip Whiteman, Jr., a nationally-known cultural consultant, storyteller, Champion Grass Dancer, horse-trainer and rodeo saddle bronc champ will present a day-long workshop on employing Native American spiritual philosophy and practices to everyday life at the Nelson Healing Center in Sturgeon Bay. Phillip’s personal and professional objective is to promote cultural integrity throughout Indian country and […]
Local Door County Doctor, Author and Life Transformational Coach Recent Guest on WPR’s Larry Meiller Show
Posted on 22. Mar, 2010 by Staff Reporter.
Local author, Dr. Shaun Melarvie was interviewed by Wisconsin Public Radio’s Larry Meiller on Thursday, March 25. Editor’s note: I am reading my copy of The Relativity Diet: A Diet Theory of Everything and keep discovering more to talk about and more to do. Last night, I took my copy to the Y and started […]
Posted on 09. Jan, 2010 by Staff Reporter.
Jessup opens new psychological counseling office in the Fairfield Building on 3rd Avenue in downtown Sturgeon.Bay. Jody Jessup specializes in eating disorders, weight and body image issues, personal growth, stress management, relationship issues, wellness and nutritional consultation. “As one of a handful of professional psychotherapists in the US who is also a registered dietitian, I […]
Posted on 28. Dec, 2009 by Erin Hoffman.
Suzanne Happs’ Door County YMCA Success Story This New Years Day, the Door County YMCA would like to share one of the many member success stories that have taken place within their four walls. Lives are positively impacted at the Door County YMCA every day. The YMCA encourages everyone in the community to read Suzanne’s […]
Door County Memorial Hospital’s Skilled Nursing Facility Passes Health Inspection with Flying Colors
Posted on 25. Nov, 2009 by Staff Reporter.
September 2009 marks the first time in recent history that a Door County Nursing Home received a 100% score on its Medicare-mandated health inspection. Door County Memorial Hospital’s (DCMH) Skilled Nursing Facility, located in Sturgeon Bay, recently received these highest marks during their 2009 annual inspection. “We were told that it’s been a long time […]
Posted on 24. Nov, 2009 by Erin Hoffman.
Door County YMCA Participates in National Family Week. In honor of National Family Week, the Door County YMCA will be holding “Family Days” on Saturday, November 28 and Sunday, November 29. All families in the community are invited to visit the YMCA for FREE with the donation of a non-perishable food item for each family […]
Posted on 16. Nov, 2009 by Staff Reporter.
“Losing weight is not so much about changing how you eat, as it is about changing how you think,” says Dr. Shaun Melarvie. “You alone hold the power to change the course of your life.” Throughout most of his adult life Dr. Shaun Melarvie struggled with obesity. Following a serious heart condition in 2001, he […]
Community Clinic of Door County Participates in Natl Assoc of Free Clinics Annual Summit in San Diego, CA
Posted on 02. Nov, 2009 by Staff Reporter.
Executive Director, Laura Moeller, attended the fourth annual summit hosted by the National Association of Free Clinics (NAFC), October 22-27 representing the Community Clinic of Door County (CCDC). The Summit was a three-day event that focused on the clinical, logistical, financial and ethical aspects of operating a free clinic. This year there were well over […]
Posted on 01. Oct, 2009 by Christine Salmon.
The FamilyWize Prescription Drug Discount Card is a nationwide program that provides individuals with discounts on prescription drugs. The discount card is distributed by United Way agencies throughout the United States and is available FREE from the United Way of Door County. Forty six of the counties in Wisconsin participate in the program and during […]