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Active Living Detroit Projects 2012

yoga_on_the_greenway_webSeveral community groups were able to pursue meaningful Detroit-based projects in 2012 thanks, in part, to funding they received from teh Active Living Detroit grant program. Please browse the list of 2012 projects below. The list includes the name of the organization that applied for the grant, a description of the project, dates of the activities, contact information for project coordinators, and links to additional information.

1. Fender Bender Detroit
Organization: Fender Bender Detroit
Description: Recycle a bike youth lending library
Dates: June 1- September 1, 2012
Contact: Sarah Sidelko, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  
2. Hustle for Health
Organization: Storehouse of Hope Client Choice Food Pantry
Description: Woman and girls exercise club
Contact: Alethea Belfon, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Dates: April 1 -August 31, 2012
 
3. Rise N' Shine Summer Program
Organization: Alternatives for Girls
Description: Non-tradition physical activity events (i.e. martial arts, sports, skate boarding)
Contact: Valorie Evans, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Dates: May 1 -August 31, 2012
  
4. Southwest Early Learning Communities
Organization: Southwest Counseling Solutions
Description: Youth & adult physical activity program
Contact: Jessica Rodriguez, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Dates: June 15, 22, 29, 2012 at Pheonix Academy (5675 Larkins, Detroit 48210)
Time: 10-12pm
 
5. Springwells Soccer
Organization: Urban Neighborhood Initiative
Description: Youth soccer league in Springwells Village
Contact: Beau Tomlinson, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Dates: May 1- August 31, 2012
 
6. Steady Pacers "Continuing the Goal"
Organization: Elaine Walker & Rose Pierce
Description: Walking Group at St. Timothy's United Methodist Church
Contact: Elaine Walker, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 313-837-4070
Dates: April 1- September 1, 2012
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday Evenings 6:15-7:45pm
Monday & Thursday Mornings: 9:45-11:30am
  
7. Summer Activity Nights
Organization: FOCUS Hope
Description: Yoga and music in the Cool Cities Park
Contact: Esteria Rogan, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Dates: June 1- August 31, 2012
 
8. Summer Yoga Series
Organization: People for Palmer Park
Description: Yoga sessions at Palmer Park
Contact: Sarah James, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Dates: Every Saturday, June 2 - Aug 18 at 9am-10am in Palmer Park
 
9. Youth Making Healthy Transitions into Adulthood
Organization: Leland Community Affairs, Inc.
Description: Youth walking club at Leland Baptist Church
Contact: Alexis Pearson, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Dates: June 1- August 31, 2012
 
10. Zumba In the Park
Organization: Kyles Keys LLC
Description: Zumba classes at Peck Park
Contact: Dana Kyles, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Dates: Saturday Mornings: July 7, 14, 21, 28 from 8-10am
The Active Living Detroit Mini-Grant Program is jointly sponsored by the Healthy Environments Partnership and the Detroit Food & Fitness Collaborative


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