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Food Availability Task Force

Contact: Joe-Anne Ward-Cottrell, Committee Chair
Health Educator, WellSpan Health Community Health Improvement
717-851-3231
 

Mission: The Food Availability Task Force fosters progressive initiatives that foster community change, establish strategic partnerships, and educate York residents about accessing and consuming nutritious foods.

York Urban Garden Association

Contact: Shaun Underkoffler, Committee Chair
Community Health Program Coordinator, York City Bureau of Health
sunderko@yorkcity.org
717-854-5090
 

Market Basket of the Month

Contact: Joe-Anne Ward-Cottrell
Health Educator, WellSpan Health Community Health Improvement
mwardcottrell@wellspan.org
717-851-3231
 

Mission: The goal of Market Basket of the Month is to bring together the school cafeteria, classroom, home and community through a strategic effort to promote healthy habits for students.

 

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Transportation Task Force

Contact: Shaun Underkoffler, Committee Chair
Community Health Program Coordinator, York City Bureau of Health
sunderko@yorkcity.org
717-854-5090
 

Mission: To engage stakeholders throughout the York Community in an effort to promote and advocate for policy and environmental changes that suggest alternative forms of transportation which support safety and physical activity.
 

 

Play Streets York

Contact:  Cori Strathmeyer, Program Coordinator
Director of Healthy Living, YMCA of York and York County
cstrathmeyer@yorkcoymca.org
717-843-7884 ext. 269
 

Mission: The First Lady,Michelle Obama's initiative turns our nation’s streets into play spaces and brings physical activity back into the lives of children across the country.

 

Bring On Play (BOP)

Contact:  Cori Strathmeyer, Committee Chair
Director of Healthy Living, YMCA of York and York County
cstrathmeyer@yorkcoymca.org
717-843-7884 ext. 269
www.yorkcity/bop.org
 

Contact:  Jim Gross, City Contact
Director of Public Works, City of York
jgross@yorkcity.org
717-849-2245  

Mission:   To renovate one playground per year in the City of York with the community's support to design, fundraise, and build.  Through our programs, events and new play spaces, we promote active lifestyles and encourage family interaction.

 

Heritage Rail Trail​

Contact: Gwen Loose, Director
Director of York County Rail Trail Authority
info@yorkcountytrails.org
 

Mission: 

 

Breathe

Tobacco-free Task Force

Contact:  Barbara Kovacs, Chair
Director, York City Bureau of Health
bkovacs@yorkcity.org
717-854-7724
 
Mission: To reduce tobacco use in York County by mobilizing and collaborating community programs aimed at tobacco prevention, cessation, advocay and education.
 
 
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