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Traditional Native American Games: Beat Boredom

Traditional Native American Games might be just the activity you are looking for to bring the whole family together (and cut down on excess screen time)!

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Jan 13

Fit & Strong! Instructor Training Applications

South Dakota State Univeristy (SDSU) Extension’s Food and Family’s is holding an online training session on Jan 13. for prospective instructors to help run the Fit & Strong(F&S) Program

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Nutrition & Health

A healthy and balanced diet is key to maintaining a full and active lifestyle.

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Heat Exhaustion & Heat Stroke: Protecting Your Operation

During periods of extreme heat, operations must take additional steps to protect their employees from heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

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What Communities Have Wellness Coalitions?

View a complete list of active community wellness coalitions throughout South Dakota.

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Community Wellness Coalitions

Community wellness coalitions bring together community-based organizations, stakeholders and wellness experts to identify the wellness challenges facing South Dakota communities and address them through resources, programming and wellness opportunities tailored for their unique needs.

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Eagle Books

The Eagle Books are a series of four books written by Georgia Perez with illustrations by Patrick Rolo and Lisa A. Fifield.

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What Is a Community Champion?

Learn more about community champions and the important roles they play in community wellness coalitions.

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What Is a Wellness Coalition?

Learn answers to some common questions about community wellness coalitions and SDSU Extension's supporting programming and services.

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Walk With Ease

Walk With Ease offers educational workshops that are designed to help adults living with ongoing arthritis, joint pain, or who are sedentary and want to become more active.