Suffolk Partnership's vision is for a healthy community where all people will be inspired and enabled to make healthy lifestyle choices, to use preventative health care and to access resources to live in a safe and wholesome environment.

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News and Events

October 4, 2014 - Register HERE for the Suffolk On The Move Peanut Fest 5K

July 2014 - New Job Opening; Director of Fund Development. Click HERE (DOC) for job description. Click HERE (DOC) for brief.

May 2014- Check out this great resource from our friends at Sentara. Sentara Living's "News for Living" Click HERE

APRIL 2014 - Registration is now open for our 5th Annual Suffolk on the Move June 5K event. Click HERE to register.

March 2014 - Help support us by having H&R Block prepare your taxes. Simply print this flier and take it with you to any H&R Block office. For details click HERE

February 2014 - FREE Health Education Event! Blood pressure, Cholesterol and Diabetes Screening. For more information click HERE

January 2014 - Start the new year off right and quit smoking! FREE smoking cessation program starts 1/21/14. Click here for details.

December 2013 - Join our friends from the American Diabetes Association December 20th for a free health screening. Download flier HERE

December 2013- Take a night off from cooking with Healthy Plates Healthy Suffolk and support the Partnership at the same time. Download flier HERE

October 2013- Register your Food Lion MVP card today and help the Partnership raise funds at NO COST TO YOU. Details here

October 2013 - Registration is now CLOSED for the Peanut Fest 5K / 1 Mile run walk.

September 2013 - 15@15 Annual Giving Campaign Kicks Off. Give a Gift for Good Measure! Click Here

August 2013 - Registeration is now open for the 3rd Annual Suffolk on the Move Peanut Fest 5k Run/5K Walk/1 Mile Walk. Click here.

July 2013 - The City of Suffolk approves Healthy People Healthy Suffolk Initiative. Check out the details here.

June 2013 - Eating Healthy With My Diabetes. A free event offered by our friends at the American Diabetes Association and Farm Fresh. Check out the details here.

June 2013- Suffolk on the Move 4th Annual 5K 1Mile Run/Walk was a huge success. Thanks to the hundreds of participants.

April 2013 - Registration now OPEN for our 4th Annual Suffolk on the Move 5K Run/5K Walk/1Mile Fun Run at Constant's Wharf on June 8th. FREE EVENT!

Learn more, and register online, here.

To download the flyer and registration form as PDF, click here.

For course map and parking info, click here.

April 2013 - Did you hear? Team Quest is coming! Free event at Bennett's Creek Park on May 11th for teams of 3-6 people. Learn more, and register online, here.

April 2013 - Announcing Change in Healthy People/Healthy Suffolk Leadership: Search for New Program Manager Now Underway!

Our current Healthy People/Healthy Suffolk Program Manager, Patrick Edmunds, will be relocating with his family to Ohio after May 15, 2013.  We are now searching for the next full-time Program Manager to lead the implementation of this ten-year, collaborative, and comprehensive obesity-prevention plan, in order to allow adequate time for a seamless transition.
PLEASE NOTE, THE APPLICATION PERIOD HAS NOW CLOSED; WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING RESUMES.

 

March 2013 - FREE Movie Night: Screening of the documentary "Forks Over Knives".

Event will be held at the Hobbs Suffolk Campus of Paul D. Camp Community College on Friday, March 22, 2013. Doors open at 4pm and the film begins at 4:30. Dr. Pam Popper (who appears in the film) will be joining us, via Skype, immediately following the film for an interactive Q/A session with our audience. Free, healthy snacks will be provided, and everyone is eligible to win prizes!

Seating is limitied and (FREE) tickets are required. To learn more or to reserve your ticket, visit, the Healthy People/Healthy Suffolk website!

March 2013 - Congrats to our HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) student partners at Lakeland High School who planned and pulled off a great community health event, "HOSA Cavalier Challenge", on March 2nd. Watch the recap, here.

March 2013 - SAVE THE DATE! "Suffolk on the Move's" 4th Annual 5K/1Mile Run-Walk will be held on Saturday, June 8th at Constant's Wharf. More details and registration coming soon!

February 2013 - Congrats to all of our Wii Bowling participants--and especially to our champions! And thanks to the Suffolk News Herald for joining in on the fun! Read all about Suffolk on the Move's "Gaming for Fitness 2013," here.

February 2013 - Don't miss Cover 3 Foundation's Childhood Hunger and Obesity Benefit at Kings Fork High School on Saturday, February 23rd, featuring recording artist and reality TV star, David Correy! Doors open at 5pm and show starts at 6pm. Tickets for children age 15 and under are now FREE with a donation of 5 canned food items. For event flyer, and more info, click here.

Be sure to stop by the Healthy People/Healthy Suffolk table at the event to try some samples of healthy, kid-friendly snacks!

February 2013 - Announcing two opportunities to keep your heart healthy:

Check out this event coming up on February 23rd, sponsored by Sentara Obici Hospital and hosted at the Suffolk YMCA! For more info, call 757-934-4940.

And this opportunity at various sites around Hampton Roads, sponsored by Bon Secours.

January 2013 - ATTENTION active older adults and those with disabilities: Sign up for "Gaming for Fitness 2013"--our Wii Bowling Tournaments coming up in February!

Click here to register online! Or, click here to download the Registration Form.

FREE EVENT! Register by February 15th.

January 2013 - Announcing our FREE Smoking Cessation classes beginning in March. Commit today and "Break the Habit"!

For more info, click here.

January 2013 - Read more about our new Executive Director, here.

January 2013 - Meet our new Executive Director, Robbie Laughton! Read his bio, here.

December 2012 - The Suffolk Partnership announces a transition in executive leadership. Read about it, here.

August 2012 - Check out 5K route information and map, as well as parking information, here.

August 2012 - Registration is now open for the 2nd Annual Peanut Fest 5K Run, 5K Walk, and 1 Mile Walk on Saturday, September 29th.

Click here to register online! Or, click here to download the Registration Form.

FREE EVENT FOR ALL! Register by September 26th.

April 2012 - Registration is now open for the June 9 Family Fun 5K Walk & Run. Download registration form here.

April 2012 - Family Fun and Bike Fest is set for Sat. April 28. Download registration form here.

April 2012 - Join us for a Family Fun Bike Ride on May 19, 2012. Download registration form here.

February 2012 - Wii Bowling Championship for seniors and youth is a big success.

February 2012 - Our newest community garden is a touching tribute to a beloved community member.

January 2012 - Police Chief and board member Tom Bennett promotes reading and physical activity among Suffolk’s youngest citizens as a part of Get up and Go.

January 2012 - 2012 Guys with Ties calendar are still available. Call 757-238-3261 to order your copy today.

December 2011 - The Partnership honors key business sponsors

December 2011 - Healthy Youth Ambassadors launch a healthy recipe blog

 

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