In March, 2013, Livingston County was named the healthiest county in New York State, according to the fourth annual County Health Rankings, released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the University Of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI). How does the county stay so healthy? Easy! There are tons of ways for folks to stay active in Livingston County.
Here are 5:
Though the summer festival season has yet to kick off, there’s still plenty to do in Livingston County this month.
On May 17-19, Civil War buffs can head to Letchworth State Park’s Highbanks Recreation Area for the 14th “Fire on the Genesee” event. Fire on the Genesee features battle reenactments each day, all-day living history, and plenty of "civilian" activities, including a bonnet-making workshop, and a dance Saturday night from 7-11.
At a luncheon and press conference on Thursday, the 1941 Historical Aircraft Group announced that it has re-acquired the name of the National Warplane Museum.
The museum is Western New York's only hands-on warplane museum operating with an active runway—the longest active grass runway in the U.S.
The metal trades class at the Charles May Center in Mount Morris is creating a collection of steel sculptures to benefit a charity for the third year in a row.
In 2011, the class crafted steel angels which benefited the Teresa House. In 2012, the class made steel blossoms to benefit the Red Cross. This year, the sculptures are birds, and auction sales will benefit Wayland’s Vincent House Comfort Care Facility, which uses a dove for its logo.
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