Healthier Cumberland

Project Overview (PDF)

2nd Funding Cycle Impact Award
Project Start Date: July 1, 2006
Project End Date: June 30, 2009
Original Award Amount: $450,000
Adjusted Award Amount: $427,229*

Project Goal Statement: This project will build a community culture of healthy lifestyle behaviors and an environment that sustains a Healthier Cumberland.

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  Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: Cumberland Memorial Hospital
Additional Community Partner Organization Names:

  • 3M Cumberland
  • Augustana Lutheran Church
  • Cumberland School District
  Academic Partner:

Primary Academic Partner: Jane Morley Kotchen, MD, Health Policy Institute

  Project Progress Summary Reports:
  Affiliated Web Pages:
  Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Articles
    • Featured in the Cumberland Advocate – October 11, 2006, November 8, 2006, December 20, 2006, December 27, 2006.
    • Featured in the Rice Lake Chronotype – November 8, 2006.
    • Featured in the St. Paul Pioneer Press – November 14, 2006.
    • Featured in the Barron County Senior Review
    • Featured in The Pulse, the Cumberland Hospital quarterly newsletter
    • Featured in the Cumberland Hospital Nurses Notes
    • Featured in Cumberland Elementary and Middle School newsletters
  • Outreach Materials/Events
    • Developed and distributed the Healthier Cumberland brochure
    • Developed and distributed the Bike Cumberland Area Bike Routes brochure
    • Developed and distributed promotional event flyers
    • Developed the It Pays to Eat Fruits and Vegetables personal log book
    • Developed the Results Card for health screening documentation
    • Developed the Plug In to Fitness challenge personal log book
    • Developed weekly menu planners
    • Developed a 7 minute DVD about the Healthier Cumberland Project

*In 2009 award amounts, based on the remaining budget, were adjusted to reflect the decline in endowment asset value due to the downturn in the economy.

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