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$1 Million Kaiser HEAL Zone Grant Awarded To North Long Beach

Dear Greetings! ,

I'm excited to announce some great news for 9th District residents. In an effort to address the lack of availability of healthy food options while encouraging healthier and more fit lifestyles, the City of Long Beach was awarded a $1 million Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Zone grant by Kaiser Permanente.

The North Long Beach community, namely the Hamilton, Houghton Park, Grant and Starr King neighborhoods have been selected by Kaiser Permanente to participate in this three-year initiative. This initiative, through the Coalition for a Healthier North Long Beach, will work to support projects such as the Healthy Neighborhood Market Conversion Program, installation of fitness equipment in parks, upgrades in green space throughout the district and much more.... Click here to read more.