Archive for 'Wellness'

Door County YMCA Healthy Kids Day with Free Community Use All Day Saturday, Apr 24

Posted on 20. Apr, 2010 by .

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YMCA Healthy Kids Day is the nation’s largest health day for kids and families. YMCA Healthy Kids Day will be celebrated across the country at more than 1,700 YMCAs. Last year, more than 700,000 people participated in YMCA Healthy Kids Day events nationwide. Join the Door County YMCA this Saturday, April 24 from 9 am […]

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Win an iPod! Door County Coalition Hosts Teen Alcohol Prevention Town Hall Meeting in Jacksonport, Apr 8

Posted on 30. Mar, 2010 by .

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Underage drinking is typically a major concern in most rural communities… because drinking usually includes driving. To further investigate the issue in a forum setting, the Door County Alcohol and Other Drug Coalition will host a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, April 8, at the Jacksonport Community Center (3365 County Road V).  Starting at 6 […]

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Phillip Whiteman, Jr. a Northern Cheyenne Indian from Lame Deer, Montana comes to Door County to teach the Medicine Wheel Model Saturday, April 17

Posted on 27. Mar, 2010 by .

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Phillip Whiteman, Jr., a nationally-known cultural consultant, storyteller, Champion Grass Dancer, horse-trainer and rodeo saddle bronc champ will present a day-long workshop on employing Native American spiritual philosophy and practices to everyday life at the Nelson Healing Center in Sturgeon Bay. Phillip’s personal and professional objective is to promote cultural integrity throughout Indian country and […]

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Local Door County Doctor, Author and Life Transformational Coach Recent Guest on WPR’s Larry Meiller Show

Posted on 22. Mar, 2010 by .

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Local author, Dr. Shaun Melarvie was interviewed by Wisconsin Public Radio’s Larry Meiller on Thursday, March 25. Editor’s note: I am reading my copy of The Relativity Diet: A Diet Theory of Everything and keep discovering more to talk about and more to do. Last night, I took my copy to the Y and started […]

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Jody Jessup Psychological Counseling Services Now Available at New Sturgeon Bay Office

Posted on 09. Jan, 2010 by .

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Jessup opens new psychological counseling office in the Fairfield Building on 3rd Avenue in downtown Sturgeon.Bay. Jody Jessup specializes in eating disorders, weight and body image issues, personal growth, stress management, relationship issues, wellness and nutritional consultation. “As one of a handful of professional psychotherapists in the US who is also a registered dietitian, I […]

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How One Woman Lost 100 Lbs in One Year at the Door County YMCA, Join for Free Jan 1

Posted on 28. Dec, 2009 by .

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Suzanne Happs’ Door County YMCA Success Story This New Years Day, the Door County YMCA would like to share one of the many member success stories that have taken place within their four walls. Lives are positively impacted at the Door County YMCA every day. The YMCA encourages everyone in the community to read Suzanne’s […]

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Door County Memorial Hospital’s Skilled Nursing Facility Passes Health Inspection with Flying Colors

Posted on 25. Nov, 2009 by .

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September 2009 marks the first time in recent history that a Door County Nursing Home received a 100% score on its Medicare-mandated health inspection. Door County Memorial Hospital’s (DCMH) Skilled Nursing Facility, located in Sturgeon Bay, recently received these highest marks during their 2009 annual inspection. “We were told that it’s been a long time […]

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All Families Free this Weekend at the Door County YMCA “Family Days,” Nov 28 – 29

Posted on 24. Nov, 2009 by .

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Door County YMCA Participates in National Family Week. In honor of National Family Week, the Door County YMCA will be holding “Family Days” on Saturday, November 28 and Sunday, November 29. All families in the community are invited to visit the YMCA for FREE with the donation of a non-perishable food item for each family […]

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Local Door County Doctor Sheds 85 lbs., Writes Life-changing Book on Reversing Obesity

Posted on 16. Nov, 2009 by .

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“Losing weight is not so much about changing how you eat, as it is about changing how you think,” says Dr. Shaun Melarvie. “You alone hold the power to change the course of your life.”   Throughout most of his adult life Dr. Shaun Melarvie struggled with obesity. Following a serious heart condition in 2001, […]

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Community Clinic of Door County Participates in Natl Assoc of Free Clinics Annual Summit in San Diego, CA

Posted on 02. Nov, 2009 by .

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Executive Director, Laura Moeller, attended the fourth annual summit hosted by the National Association of Free Clinics (NAFC), October 22-27 representing the Community Clinic of Door County (CCDC). The Summit was a three-day event that focused on the clinical, logistical, financial and ethical aspects of operating a free clinic. This year there were well over […]

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