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Maine To Celebrate Second State-of-the-Art Outdoor Fitness Court in Hampden

Community Health Options, the Town of Hampden, and National Fitness Campaign (NFC) have teamed up to bring an outdoor Fitness Court® to Hampden—the second to open in Maine this month. The Fitness Court opens after a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the Hampden VFW Whitcomb Baker Post 4633 on Canoe Club Road.

Sep 08, 2022

State-of-the Art Court Coming to Simard-Payne Park

Maine’s first new Fitness Court® for ages 14 and over and all fitness abilities opens in September thanks to a partnership between Community Health Options, the City of Lewiston, and National Fitness Campaign (NFC).

Sep 06, 2022

Community Health Options Continues Its Commitment to Wellness

Lewiston-based Community Health Options (Health Options), the only Maine‐based, nonprofit, Member‐led health insurer and plan administrator, has awarded grants to ten Maine nonprofit agencies focused on encouraging physical activity to improve overall health and wellbeing in the state.

May 02, 2022

Community Health Options Announces Grants to Support Physical Activity Programs

Health Options is making grant funds available now through March 7. Our Spring 2022 grant cycle targets small community-based programs that encourage physical activity as a way to improve overall health and well-being.

Feb 02, 2022

Community Health Options to Partner with National Fitness Campaign to Build Outdoor Fitness Courts® Across Maine

Lewiston-based Community Health Options, the state’s only nonprofit, Member-led health plan, and the National Fitness Campaign (NFC) have launched a statewide partnership to expand free access to world-class outdoor fitness. The partnership will bring attractive and inviting outdoor fitness courts to communities across Maine in an ongoing effort to improve quality of life, promote activity, and create equitable access to outdoor exercise programs for communities around the state.

Nov 04, 2021

Community Health Options Awards Grants Supporting Six Non-Profit Community Health Initiatives

Community Health Options (Health Options), the state's only nonprofit, Member-led health insurance organization, has awarded grants to six Maine nonprofit agencies helping people who are living with or at risk of substance use disorders, supporting people with substance use recovery and continuity of care, and reducing negative substance-related health impacts in the state.

Community Health Options Announces Fall Grant Opportunities

Community Health Options is pleased to announce that our fall 2021 Community Giving grant cycle is now open for applications. The CBE supports Maine nonprofit, community organizations working to promote wellness and community health. Our fall grant priorities are focused on helping people who are living with or at risk of substance use disorders, supporting people with substance use recovery and continuity of care, and reducing negative substance-related health impacts in the state.

Jun 21, 2021

Community Health Options Awards Grants Supporting Eight Non-Profit Community Health Initiatives

Community Health Options (Health Options) has awarded grants to eight Maine nonprofit agencies working in community health. This grant cycle focused on organizations assisting Maine people managing chronic illness to be their best selves – mentally, physically, and emotionally. The eight grant recipients include Bangor Region YMCA, Town of Cranberry Isles Fire & Rescue Auxiliary, Healthy Acadia, Mid-Coast Health Net (dba Knox County Health Clinic), National Alliance of Mental Health (NAMI) Maine, Defend Our Health, Healthy Community Coalition, and New Mainers Public Health Initiative.

Apr 19, 2021