Local markets

Visit one of the winter markets in the 5 Healthy Towns for your holiday shopping. You can find them in Chelsea (Saturdays, 9 am - 1 pm, Washington St. Education Center) and Dexter (every other Saturday, 9a-1p, Dexter Senior Center). Stockbridge will open theirs in early 2018 (1/13, 2/10, 3/10 and 4/7, 11a - 3 p, at First Pres. Church).

5HF partners with Michigan Health Endowment Fund

Michigan Health Endowment Fund (The Health Fund) has contracted with the Michigan Public Health Institute (MPHI) to evaluate 5 Healthy Towns Foundations' Five Healthy Towns Project. The year-long evaluation is scheduled to be completed by October, 2018.

Indoor Activities with Kids

Need some activities when the kids are off for the holidays? Check out your edition of Connected for some pointers on projects kids can do with you and by themselves. You'll also find different opportunities around our 5 Healthy Towns in the calendar!

Scholarships Available

All 5 Healthy Town Wellness Centers (Chelsea, Dexter, Manchester and Stockbridge) have scholarships available for those who may need assistance. To learn more about scholarships opportunities, please visit member services or call the number below.

990s available

5HF is happy to share its 990 PF (tax filing document) with residents of the 5HF service area. You can access the form through GuideStar. You can find 5HF under Chelsea Health and Wellness Foundation.

Cultivate Improvements in Personal and Community Wellness

The people in our 5 Healthy Towns Eat Better, Move More, Avoid Unhealthy Substances and Connect with Others in Healthy Ways. 

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Upcoming Events

  • Dec 7      - Chelsea Wellness Coalition Meeting, 12 pm, Chelsea Wellness Center
  • Dec 9      - Chelsea Winter Farmers Market, 9 am - 1 pm, WESC
  • Dec 9      - Dexter Winter Marketplace, 9 am - 1 pm, Dexter Senior Center 
  • Dec 12    - Dexter Wellness Coalition Meeting, 5:30 pm, Dexter District Library 
  • Dec 15    - Senior Christmas Lunch, 12 pm, Chelsea Senior Center
  • Dec 21    - Stockbridge Coalition Meeting, Old School Admin Building, 5:30 pm 
  • View our event calendar 

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Multi-Community Interventions

We are currently involved in several multi-communitiy initiatives, including: Safe Routes to School, SRSLY, Fitness for Life, Big Red Barrel, and Huron Waterloo Pathways Initiative.

Next Meeting: December 7

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Chelsea Wellness Coalition Documents

These files are related to the Wellness Coalition.   You'll find meeting agendas and minutes, the comprehensive wellness plan, articles and more.

Contact:

Ashley Tomasi
ashley@5healthytowns.org

Next Meeting: December 12

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Dexter Wellness Coalition Documents

These files are related to the Wellness Coalition.   You'll find meeting agendas and minutes, the comprehensive wellness plan, articles and more.

Contact:

Brett Pedersen
pedersenb@dexterschools.org

Next Meeting: January 15

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Grass Lake Coalition Documents

These files are related to the Wellness Coalition.   You'll find meeting agendas and minutes, the comprehensive wellness plan, articles and more.

Contact:

Doug Moeckel
doug.moeckel@grasslakeschools.com

Next Meeting: January 23

Manchester Coalition Documents

These files are related to the Wellness Coalition.   You'll find meeting agendas and minutes, the comprehensive wellness plan, articles and more.

Contact:

Ray Berg
manchesterwellnesscoalition@gmail.com

Next Meeting: December 21

Stockbridge Coalition Documents

These files are related to the Wellness Coalition.   You'll find meeting agendas and minutes, the comprehensive wellness plan, articles and more.

Contact:

Matt Pegouskie
matt@5healthytowns.org