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By Scott Scanlon » Friday, June 24, 2016

Sarah Coburn knows what summer can do to family fitness goals.The mother of two understands how easy it can be for parents to put exercise on the back burner as school vacation, family travel and summer concert season starts.“I see the numbers get smaller in my gym,” said Coburn, owner of Power Fitness in North... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Thursday, June 23, 2016

Sarah Haykel is about to have one very busy summer. The Latin dance teacher, certified yoga instructor and professional life coach will teach Salsa in the Park from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Mondays (except July 4) near the Delaware Park Rose Garden, and Live at Larkin at 5 p.m. July 6, as well as juggle two weekly gigs at... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Friday, June 17, 2016

Sarah Martin moved to New Jersey after she graduated five years ago from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, and worked as a door-to-door canvasser for Food and Water Watch, a Washington, D.C.-based public advocacy group that promotes access to clean and healthy food and water. “ESF got... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Monday, June 13, 2016

Yoga at the Botanical Gardens, the Great Race in Amherst and the Dragon Boat Race on the Buffalo River are among the WNY Refresh Top 10 Calendar Picks of the Week. TUESDAY Recovery International support group: 7 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, 2100 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island; 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Clarence... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Friday, June 10, 2016

Lawley – an independent insurance and employee benefits company with nine offices in three states, including its downtown Buffalo headquarters – has taken several steps to boost the health of its 350 employees. It also provides wellness advice and programs to hundreds of other companies.But in the age of ever-climbing... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Friday, June 10, 2016

Roswell Park Cancer Institute will start a new five-week tobacco cessation course next week. The free classes start Monday and will run from 6 to 7:30 p.m. for five Mondays in a row. Those who attend the classes will receive a nicotine assessment, professional cessation guidance, group support, relaxation strategies,... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Thursday, June 9, 2016

Marilou Smith decided to volunteer for the Susan G. Komen Western New York Race for the Cure a decade ago, after she learned a co-worker had breast cancer. It was a meaningful experience that included handing out water and cheering on those participating in the 5K event to raise money for breast cancer research and... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Wednesday, June 8, 2016

The Massachusetts Avenue Project (MAP) Mobile Market rolled out this week and continue through October at six sites across the city. The traveling farmers market will be set up in the following spots: 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the MAP Farm Stand, 389 Massachusetts Ave. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at Gerard Place,... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Organizers of outdoor events sought to submit info to Refresh Those who plan outdoor health events and fitness classes open to the public this summer have until Thursday to email information to WNY Refresh for an outdoor health and fitness cover package to be published on June 25. Information should include: The... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Monday, June 6, 2016

Mindfulness meditation at Canalside, 5Ks to raise funds and awareness when it comes to breast cancer, mental illness and private education, and several weekend Relay for Life events are among the WNY Refresh Top 10 Calendar Picks of the Week. MONDAY Slow Roll: Riders gather at 5:30 p.m. and ride starts at 6:30 sharp... Read More

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