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The Cheyenne Wells School received a $35,000 grant from the Colorado Health Foundation to be put toward assessment and plans for a new playground and fitness area on the school grounds. Last week represenetatives of the project visited the school. Pictured are Sammie Chadwick, Cheyenne Wells Athletic Direct, and three Colorado Health Technology Assistants.
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Cheyenne Wells School Receives $35,000 Planning Grant

By Administrator

October 6, 2022

The Colorado Health Foundation graciously provided the Cheyenne County School District with a planning grant in the amount of $35,000. The Colorado Health Foundation is bringing health in reach for all Coloradans by engaging closely with communities across the state through investing, policy advocacy, learning and capacity building. The Cheyenne County School District will be spending the next several months working with the community in order to engage all citizens in the project design for an outdoor built environment including a playground for all community members to enjoy. Step It Up! is looking for community members of all ages to be a part of a planning committee for a new playground. Step it Up! will provide childcare, food, compensation, translation services, and other support for community members ages 10+ who are interested in joining.

Step it Up! Your Health Matters is the name of this community-lead project. This project will create a meaningful impact for all citizens of Cheyenne County as the main goal of the Step it Up! Your Health Matters project is to improve the health of Cheyenne County citizens.

Community feedback on this project is welcomed and appreciated. Please contact Brooke Campbell with any questions or suggestions at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . We thank you in advance of your support and assistance of the Step it Up! Your Health Matters project.

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