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March 17, 2014ST. JOSEPH, Mo. |  By: McKenna

Better Block St. Joseph HEAL Recipient


A St. Joseph organization is the recipient of a grant designed to help improve the health of the community. 
Better Block St. Joseph is to receive  the Healthy Eating, Active Lifestyle, or HEAL, grant. Better Block St. Joseph is a grassroots effort to create livable, sustainable neighborhoods by actively improving the lifestyle of the citizens.
Mo-Kan Regional Council member Ellie Brewer says the HEAL grant will help Better Block St. Joseph promote a new program which encourages walking over driving.


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Brewer adds in addition to the walking tour, Better Block plans to install signs near designated parking garages in St. Joseph to inform visitors how far a location would be if traveled by foot.