(Left to right) Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation Program Officers Howard Brown, Ashley Pultorak and Craig Colistra. Pottstown, PA – April 11, 2016  The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation welcomed two new program officers to its staff within the last two months — Craig Colistra and Howard Brown. Craig Colistra, program officer for recreation…

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Priority 1A: Promoting healthy living through nutrition, activities and programs in public and private schools to reduce obesity and encourage healthy living (sixteen grants were awarded totaling $813,020). Boyertown Area School District: Brain Body ConnectionBrookeside Montessori: B WellCoventry Christian School: Events Center ExpansionCoventry Christian School: Project PurposeDaniel Boone Area School District: Healthy for a Lifetime…

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Priority 1B: Improving parks, programming and the built environment to increase access to physical activity (three grants were awarded totaling $114,000). Colebrookdale Railroad Preservation Trust: Secret Valley Greenway Trail Planning and Implementation Phase 1 Limerick Township: Limerick Center Road Sidewalk Connection West Pottsgrove Township: Manatawny/West Trail Pedestrian Bridge – Murgia Park – Phase 3

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Priority #2: Promoting Physical and Emotional Health (four grants were awarded totaling $146,000). Accion Comunal Latinoamericana de Montgomery County: ACLAMO Community Health ConnectionsCommunity Health and Dental Care. Inc.: Program Development InitiativesMaternal and Child Health Consortium of Chester County: Healthy Start and Family Benefits ProgramsSpring-Ford Counseling Services: Signs of Suicide Prevention Programs for Boyertown and Owen…

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Priority #3: Strengthening Non-Profits (seven grants totaling $404,450). Foundation for Boyertown Education: Board Development Foundation for Pottstown Education: Operating ExpensesPottstown Area Industrial Development Inc.: 2016 OperationsSAVE Alliance Foundation: Regional Outreach ProgramTriCounty Community Network Inc.: Community CollaborativeUnited Way of Boyertown Area: Matching GrantUnited Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey: Matching Grant to Increase Philanthropy…

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