10/11/17 – It is a busy month for the Dodge County Blue Zones Project. The initiative brings together local volunteers with health experts from around the country to implement a series of strategies focused on healthy, active living that is designed to give people a supportive nudge toward eating better and moving more naturally. The ribbon will be cut at three new Blue Zones-friendly locations in coming weeks. On Thursday, Wayland Academy will become the first Blue Zones-approved boarding school in the history of the program for the healthy choices offered in their cafeteria. The public is invited to Beaver Dam’s Washington Elementary on Friday as the school becomes the first Blue Zones-approved school in Dodge County. Finally, on Tuesday, October 24, the ribbon will be cut at Horicon Bank, a Blue Zones-approved worksite. Like the Wayland ribbon-cutting, the Horicon Bank event is private, and is being offered by invite as a networking opportunity for other workplaces to learn more about getting involved in the Blue Zones Project.