North and South Esk Elementary Chefs! Program

North and South Esk Elementary Chefs! Program

North and South Esk Elementary received a 5210 Intergenerational Grant to offer the Chefs! Program to students. The students have thoroughly enjoyed every session and have learned many new skills in nutrition, cooking and cooperation with classmates and senior volunteers from our local community. Students participated in pre – sessions prior to every linked cooking… Continue Reading

St. Samuel’s Church Exercise Group

St. Samuel’s Church Exercise Group

Participants taking part in the weekly exercise classes at the St. Samuel’s Church are having fun while taking care of themselves and each other. The group meets three times a week and follows exercise videos projected on a big screen. Adeline Robichaud is the champion that organizes these classes. She says she loves doing it… Continue Reading

Metepenagiag Intergenerational Program

Metepenagiag Intergenerational Program

The grade 6 students at Metepenagiag School worked with Elder Malian Ward for 10 weeks to build their understanding of 5210 through culturally relevant activities and cultural teachings. Smudging and Talking Circles were done weekly to help students with problem solving and relieving negative feelings and thoughts. Through Smudging, the students were taught about the… Continue Reading

Rogersville Minor Hockey League

Rogersville Minor Hockey League

The Rogersville Minor Hockey League hosted a Development Day on November 4th, 2017 for all their teams (4-18 years old). They included a session on the 5210 messages. Many teams and their parents decided to embrace the 5210 A Way of Life. Continue Reading

5210 Walk & Tone fitness classes

5210 Walk & Tone fitness classes

Every Wednesday morning you will find this energetic group of men & women exercising together. The group attends the led by Tobi Desveaux. Participants perform intervals of walking with gentle strength and core exercises. The program was designed to support 5210 A Way of Life and encourages participants to not only get their physical activity… Continue Reading

5210 Family Success

5210 Family Success

Kari Lynn Smallwood and her children, Ellie and Owen have embraced the 5210 lifestyle. They conscientiously choose to eat at least five servings of vegetables and fruit each day and have been drinking more water. Kari Lynn finds the 5210 lifestyle easy to follow and explain to her kids. “They know what our goals are… Continue Reading

Northern Knights Bantam AAA

Northern Knights Bantam AAA

The Northern Knights Bantam AAA hockey team has been working on 5210 challenges since October. This athletic group of 13 & 14 year old have eaten more Veggies & Fruit, added in home workouts and were asked to record their challenges in a journal. Their coaches and parents are hoping that these skills stick with… Continue Reading

Rainier Ward

Rainier Ward

Rainier Ward follows the “5210 A Way of Life” recommendations and has accepted to share his story in the hopes of encouraging others to follow his lead. Congratulation Rainier and continue your fantastic work! In October I attend a “Diabetes Journey” workshop and got a crash course in everything I needed to know about Diabetes… Continue Reading

Public Health Employees

Public Health Employees

Public Health employees have decided to adopt 5210 A Way of Life in their workplace. During the months of February, 23 employees did a challenge that was focused on the 1 – Move more – At least one hour of physical activity every day! They had to count their minutes of physical activity that they… Continue Reading