HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign for the Mid-Atlantic

Helping Municipal Leaders Create Healthy, Prosperous Communities

The Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Cities & Towns Campaign provides free training and technical assistance to municipal leaders to adopt policies that make it easier for residents to eat better and move more.

The HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign is an initiative of The Institute for Public Health Innovation in partnership with the Maryland Municipal League and the Virginia Municipal League. 

 

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 Kids and their families enjoy outdoor activities at the City's annual SportsFest. SportFest is one of the many free events the City offers to support healthy living opportunitites for the entire community. Photo credit: The City of Gaithersburg.

Kids and their families enjoy outdoor activities at the City's annual SportsFest. SportFest is one of the many free events the City offers to support healthy living opportunitites for the entire community. Photo credit: The City of Gaithersburg.

The City of Gaithersburg, Maryland

“Were proud to be a Platinum Level City. But it’s not like okay and we’re Platinum and we’re done.... this is who we are, we live it every day.”

— Michele Potter, Director of Recreation, Parks and Culture