Welcome to NPA's Website!
NPA is a community coalition dedicated to improving the health of Polk County, WI citizens through good nutrition and increase physical activity. Our goal is to create communities that will make the EASY choice the HEALTHY choice.

Benefits of A Community Coalition
  • Maximize the power of individuals and groups through joint action.
  • Minimize duplication of efforts and services.
  • Help mobilize more talents, resources and approaches.
  • Allow individuals and organizations to become involved without having the sole responsibility.
  • Demonstrate widespread public support.
How Can You Help?
  • Spread the word about us
  • Promote good nutrition and physical activity within your own family and community
  • Provide input or program ideas
  • Support our committee work
  • Join a committee by subscribing to one of our electronic list-serves
  • Become a committee chair
  • Provide financial or in-kind contributions
If you are interested in learning more about NPA, please fill out the Member Interest Form attached below and fax or email it to Melanie Mertes.

NPA In The News

  • July - September 2012 Nutrition Committee Newsletter posted Click on Nutrition under Committees at left side bar to find the most recent newsletters. There are 2 newsletters - one shared with us by Extension (Food $ense) and the other ...
    Posted Jul 12, 2012, 1:25 PM by Andrea Seifert
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Legislative Updates and Advocacy Opportunities

  • Resources Available to Advocate for Obesity Prevention (emphasis on schools) See the attachments below that can be used to share with local, state, and national descision makers regarding the impact obesity has on our community, some emphasize childhood obesity and ...
    Posted Mar 30, 2011, 9:52 AM by Janel Hemmesch
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Janel Hemmesch,
Jul 19, 2010, 1:24 PM