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Guest Blog: Fulfilling my Dreams

Guest Blog: Fulfilling my Dreams

By: Libby Palermo, Wellfit Girls 2015 I was so excited! I was five months away from fulfilling one of my biggest dreams. I was also five months away from conquering some of my greatest fears. I met with my group for the first time in January of 2015. The group...

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Guest Blog: Calculus vs. Confidence

Guest Blog: Calculus vs. Confidence

I woke up this morning and it finally came to me. Would you rather have your daughter graduate from high school with AP Calculus or confidence? Would you rather she come home with an A in Science and Social Studies or self-esteem and self-worth? Would you rather your...

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Q + A with Jill Wheeler

Q + A with Jill Wheeler

Q: What is the Wellfit Girls Program? The Wellfit Girls Program empowers teen girls through adventure and outdoor education, leadership training, yoga and physical fitness challenges, social entrepreneurship and creative expression. The integrative program concludes...

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What does “at risk” even mean?

What does “at risk” even mean?

By Colby Robertson | Wellfit Girls Program Director "Do you serve girls that are at risk?"  is the question I hear just about every time I explain the Wellfit Girls Program to anyone, especially potential donors. The topic even came up at our recent screening of...

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Challenge Complete: We Did It!  

Challenge Complete: We Did It!  

I was working AT WINK TV as a reporter when I first met Jill Wheeler. I met her on April 15, 2013, the day of The Boston Marathon bombings. After receiving news of the bombings, my assignment with WINK TV was to find local Naples runners who were in Boston for the...

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