Category Archives: Recess Rocks

Introducing a 10th Americorps Member!

This week we are pleased to introduce Kelly Ann! She joined CHC as an Americorps member this fall and is serving with the Diabetic Retinopathy program, but also active in other Americorps projects including Recess Rocks. Read her introduction below: … Continue reading

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Recess Rocks Winter Series 2015 Underway!

When its cold, snowy, muddy, or slushy there is no better time for an indoor Recess Rocks class! For those who don’t know, Recess Rocks! is a Community Health Center Program designed to help reverse childhood obesity by getting kids moving in schools! The program … Continue reading

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March for Babies – Update

Rachel Schindler, the HealthCorps Navigator serving as Program Coordinator for Recess Rocks, wrote the following update on CHC’s involvement in the March of Dimes. Last Saturday, April 27th, CHC employees and HealthCorps Navigators supported the March of Dimes by participating … Continue reading

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March for Babies in Middletown and New Britain!

The following piece was written by Rachel Schindler, the HealthCorps Navigator serving as the Program Coordinator for Recess Rocks!      The sun’s been shining more frequently, the numbers are steadily climbing on the thermometer, and people are starting to spend more time … Continue reading

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HealthCorps Navigator Profile – Rachel Schindler

Meet Rachel Schindler, a HealthCorps Navigator serving as the Program Coordinator for Recess Rocks! –          Can you tell us a bit about your educational background? I graduated with a B.S. in Kinesiology and Health with a focus in Community and Public Health from … Continue reading

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SteveSongs CD Release Concerts!

The following piece was written by Rachel Schindler, a HealthCorps Navigator at CHC, Inc. serving as the Program Coordinator of Recess Rocks.      This past weekend Community HealthCorps Navigators partnered up with Recess Rocks and SteveStongs to celebrate the release … Continue reading

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Wesleyan Student Volunteer Efforts at CHC

     As the leaves continue to fall and the air gets increasingly crisper, college students across the country prepare for the second half of their fall semester. Inevitably, final papers and exams await these scholars in less a month’s time, … Continue reading

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Recess Rocks launches SteveSongs video!

Though obesity is a preventable disease, it’s shocking how many children in this country are far from fit and healthy. Now the most prevalent chronic disease of childhood, obesity’s problems are exacerbated by increased risk for diabetes, heart disease, cancer, … Continue reading

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