Farmers' Markets

Allston Farmers’ Market
North Harvard Street and Western Avenue
Allston, MA 02134
June 17-October 28
Fridays, 3-7 p.m.

Arlington Farmers’ Market
Massachusetts Avenue & Pleasant Street
Russell Common Parking Lot
Arlington, MA 02474
June 8-October 26
Wednesdays, 2-6:30 p.m.

Bedford Farmers’ Market
South Road & Railroad Avenue — Depot Park
Bedford, MA 01730
June 13-October 17
Mondays, 1-5:30 p.m.

Belmont Farmers’ Market
Cross Street and Channing Road
Belmont Center Municipal Parking Lot
Belmont, MA 02478
June 9-October 27
Thursdays, 1-6 p.m.

Boston/Boston University
Farmers’ Market

775 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
September 8-October 27
Thursdays, Noon-5 p.m.

Boston/City Hall Plaza
Farmers’ Market

1 City Hall Plaza
Boston, MA 02108
May 23-November 23
Mondays and Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
11 a.m.-5 p.m. after November 7

Boston/Copley Square
Farmers’ Market

206 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02116
May 17-November 22
Tuesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Boston/Prudential Center
Farmers’ Market

800 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02199
May 19-October 27
Thursdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Boston/South End Farmers’ Market
Thayer Street, off Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
May to October
Sundays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Boston/ South Station/ Dewey Square
Farmers’ Market

Summer Street and Atlantic Avenue
Dewey Square, across from South Station
Boston, MA 02110
May 26-November 22
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Braintree Farmers’ Market
1 John F. Kennedy Memorial Drive
Braintree, MA 02184
June 11-October 29
Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Brookline Farmers’ Market
Beacon Street and Centre Street
Coolidge Corner, Centre Street West Parking Lot
Brookline, MA 02446
June 16-October 27
Thursdays, 1:30 p.m.-dusk

Cambridge Center Market
Farmers’ Market

50 Broadway
Cambridge Center Plaza, Main Street
Cambridge, MA 02142
May 18-October 26
Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Cambridge/Central Square
Farmers’ Market

Norfolk Street and Bishop Allen Drive
Parking lot # 5
Cambridge, MA 02139
May 23-November 21
Mondays, Noon-6 p.m.
Closes at 5 p.m. in November

Cambridge/Charles Square
Farmers’ Market

1 Bennett Street
Charles Hotel Courtyard at Harvard Square
Cambridge, MA 02138
Fridays: June 3-November 18, Sundays: May 22-November 20
Fridays, Noon-6 p.m. and Sundays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cambridge/Harvard University
Farmers’ Market

Oxford and Kirkland Street
Harvard University near Sanders Theater
Cambridge, MA 02138
June 14-October 25
Tuesdays, Noon-6 p.m.

Cambridgeport Farmers’ Market
Magazine Street and Memorial Drive
Morse School parking lot
Cambridge, MA 02139
June 4-October 29
Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Canton Farmers’ Market
3 Randolph Street
Canton, MA 02021
June 16-October 13
Thursdays, 2-6 p.m.

Charlestown Farmers’ Market
Main Street and Austin Street
Thompson Square
Charlestown, MA 02129
July 6-October 26
Wednesdays, 2-7 p.m.

Chelsea Community Farmers’ Market
500 Broadway
Chelsea, MA 02150
July 23-October 29
Saturdays, 9 a.m.-Noon

Dedham Farmers’ Market
Eastern Avenue and Bryant Street
Dedham, MA 02026
June 15-October 26
Wednesdays, Noon-6 p.m.

Dorchester/Ashmont Peabody Square Farmers’ Market
1900 Dorchester Avenue
Ashmont Station Plaza
Dorchester, MA 02124
July 8-October 14
Fridays, 3-7 p.m.

Dorchester/Bowdoin Geneva
Farmers’ Market

230 Bowdoin Street
Bowdoin Street Health Center
Dorchester, MA 02122
July 7-October 27
Thursdays, 3-6:30 p.m.

Dorchester/Codman Square
Farmers’ Market

Washington Street and Talbot Avenue — Codman Commons
Dorchester, MA 02124
June 23-October 27
Thursdays, 1-6 p.m.

Dorchester/Grove Hall
Farmers’ Market

461 Blue Hill Avenue
Boston, MA 02121
July 12-October 18
Tuesdays, 3-7 p.m.

East Boston Farmers’ Market
Bennington Street and Westbrook Street
Central Square
Boston, MA 02128
July 7-October 20
Thursdays, 3-7 p.m.

Everett Farmers’ Market
410 Broadway
Everett, MA 02149
June 18-October 8
Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Hyde Park Farmers’ Market
1196 River Street
Hyde Park, MA 02136
July 9-October 23
Saturdays, 2-5 p.m.

Jamaica Plain Farmers’ Market
677 Centre Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
May-November 24
Tuesdays, Noon-5 p.m. and Saturday, Noon-3 p.m.

Jamaica Plain/Community Servings
Farmers’ Market

18 Marbury Terrace
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
June 15-October 19
Wednesdays, 4- 7 p.m.

Jamaica Plain/Loring-Greenough
Farmers’ Market

12 South Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02111
July 7-October 27
Thursdays, Noon-dusk

Lexington Farmers’ Market
Massachusetts Avenue and Fletcher Avenue
Lexington Center
Lexington, MA 02420
May 31-October 25
Tuesdays, 2-6:30 p.m.

Lynn Farmers’ Market
Union Street and Exchange Street
Central Sqaure
Lynn, MA 01901
July 7-October 27
Thursdays, 11 a.m.

Medford Farmers’ Market
2151 Mystic Valley Parkway
Medford, MA 02155
June 16-October 13
Thursday, 3-7 p.m.

Milton Farmers’ Market
Wharf Street and Adams Street
Town Park
Milton, MA 02186
June 16-October 27
Thursdays, 1-6 p.m.

Newton Farmers’ Market
1200 Beacon Street
Cold Spring Park
Newton, MA 02468
July 5-October 25
Tuesday, 1:30-6 p.m.

Newton/Post 440 Farmers’ Market
295 California Street
Newton, MA 02458
June 17-October 7
Fridays, Noon-5 p.m.

Norwood Farmers’ Market
Washington Street and Cottage Street
Municipal parking lot behind Apollo
Norwood, MA 02062
June 21-October 25
Tuesdays, 1-6 p.m.

Quincy Farmers’ Market
Hancock Street & Chestnut Street
(Across from Court House)
Quincy, MA 02169
June 24-October 28
Fridays, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Revere Beach Farmers’ Market
Revere Beach by the William G. Reinstein Bandstand
Revere, MA 02151
July 21-October 29
Thursdays, Noon-6 p.m.

Roslindale Farmers’ Market
Washington Street and Cummins Highway
Adams Park
Roslindale, MA 02131
June 4-October 29
Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Roxbury/Frederick Douglass Square
Farmers’ Market

Tremont Street and Hammond Street
Boston, MA 02120
July 2-October 30
Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Salem Farmers’ Market
32 Derby Square
Salem, MA 01970
June 16-October 20
Thursdays, 3-7 p.m.

Somerville/Davis Square
Farmers’ Market

Day & Herbert Street — Davis Square
Somerville, MA 02144
May 25-November 23
Wednesdays, Noon-6 p.m.
Closes at 5 p.m. in November

Somerville/Union Square
Farmers’ Market

Washington Street and Prospect Street
Union Square on the plaza
Somerville, MA 02143
June 4-October 29
Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

South Boston Farmers’ Market
460 W. Broadway
South Boston, MA 02127
May 2-November 21
Mondays, Noon-6 p.m.

Wakefield Farmers’ Market
North Avenue — Across from Wakefield Gas and Light Dept
Wakefield, MA 01880
July 9-October 28
Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Waltham Farmers’ Market
Main Street and Moody Street
Sovereign Bank parking lot
Waltham, MA 02453
June 11-November 5
Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Weymouth Farmers’ Market
75 Middle Street
Weymouth, MA 02189
June 25-October 29
Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Winchester Farmers’ Market
5 Laraway Road
Winchester, MA 01890
June 11-October 29
Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Woburn Farmers’ Market
30 Wyman Street
Woburn, MA 01801
June 5-October 23
Sundays, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Fertility Resources

Adoption Learning Partners (ALP)
800-566-3995
www.adoptionlearningpartners.org

American Society for Reproductive Medicine
www.asrm.org

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
www.davethomasfoundation.org

Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institution
212-925-4089
www.adoptioninstitute.org

Fertile Hope/Livestrong
livestrong.org

Foster Care and Adoptive Community (FCAC)
www.fosterparents.com

The International Council on Infertility Information Dissemination, Inc.
www.inciid.org

INCIIDinfo@inciid.org

International Premature Ovarian Failure Association
703-913-4787
www.pofsupport.org

National Foster Parents Association
www.nfpainc.org

National Resource Center for Recruitment
and Retention of Foster and Adoptive Parents at AdoptUsKids
adoptuskids.org

The Oncofertility Consortium
Fertility hotline: 866-708-3378
www.oncofertility.northwestern.edu

www.myoncofertility.org

The Organization of Parents
Through Surrogacy
847-782-0224
www.opts.com

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association
703-556-7172
www.resolve.org

Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology
www.sart.org

Fitness Centers

BENEFitness Unlimited
62 Harvard Street, Ste. 1, Brookline 02445
617-232-7440
benefitnesshealthclub.com

Body by Brandy Fitness Center
2181 Washington Street, Roxbury 02119
617-442-2187
www.bodybybrandy.com

Boston Athletic Club
653 Summer Street, Boston 02210
617-269-4300
www.bostonathleticclub.com

Boston Sports Clubs
560 Harrison Avenue, Boston 02118
617-482-1266
www.bostonsportsclubs.com

Brookline Tai Chi
1615 Beacon Street, Brookline 02446
617-277-2975
www.brooklinetaichi.com

Get in Shape For Women
645 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge 02139
617-576-9100
www.getinshapeforwomen.com

Gold’s Gym
323 Dorchester Avenue, South Boston 02127
617-268-5500
www.goldsgym.com/locator

Gold’s Gym Lansdowne
71 Lansdowne Street, Boston 02215
617-536-6066
www.goldsgym.com/locator

Healthworks Fitness Centers
http://healthworksfitness.com

Back Bay
441 Stuart Street, Boston 02116
617-859-7700

Codman Square
450 Washington Street, Dorchester 02124
617-825-2800
www.healthworksfoundation.org/codman

St. Mary’s Women and Children’s Center
90 Cushing Avenue, Dorchester 02125
617-825-1600
www.healthworksfoundation.org/stmarys

Chestnut Hill
1300 Boylston Street, Brookline 02467
617-383-6100

Porter Square
35 White Street, Cambridge 02140
617-497-4454 Lambert’s Fitness for Women
735 Morrissey Boulevard, Dorchester 02122
617-265-1994
www.lambertsfitnesscenter.com

Planet Fitness
500 Neponset Avenue, Dorchester 02122
617-287-8885
www.planetfitness.com

Dorchester YMCA
776 Washington Street, Dorchester 02124
617-436-7750
www.ymcaboston.org/dorchester

Huntington Avenue YMCA
316 Huntington Avenue, Boston 02115
617-927-8060
www.ymcaboston.org/blackachievers

Hyde Park YMCA
1137 River Street, Hyde Park 02136
617-361-2300
www.ymcaboston.org/hydepark

Roxbury YMCA
285 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Roxbury 02119
617-427-5300
www.ymcaboston.org/roxbury

Wang YMCA Chinatown
8 Oak Street West, Boston 02116
617-426-2237
www.ymcaboston.org/wang

Green Restaurants New!
These restaurants have been certified as Green Restaurants by the Green Restaurant Association.
For information on the requirements to comply with certification, please log onto www.dine.green.com/restaurants/standards.

5 Napkin Burger
105 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02199
617-375-2277
5napkinburger.com

Boloco
569 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-259-1619
www.boloco.com

Flour Café & Bakery
12 Farnsworth Street
Boston, MA 02210
617-338-4333

1595 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02118
617-267-4300

190 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02115
617-225-2525
www.flourbakery.com

The Fireplace
1634 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446
617-975-1900
www.fireplacerest.com

Grendel’s Den
9 Winthrop Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-491-1160
www.grendelsden.com

The Harbor View Café
at the New England Aquarium Restaurant

Center Wharf
Boston, MA 02110
617-973-5200
www.neaq.org/index.php

John Hancock Café
200 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-663-3000

Lumière
1293 Washington Street
Newton, MA 02465
617-244-9199
www.lumiererestaurant.com

Miel “Brasserie Provençale”
InterContinental Boston
510 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02210
www.intercontinentalboston.com

Northeastern University International Village Dining
1155 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02120
617-373-2530
www.nudining.com/international-village

Peet’s Coffee and Jamba Juice at Northeastern University
1175 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02120
617-373-8860
www.jambajuice.com
www.peets.com

RumBa
InterContinental Boston
510 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02210
www.intercontinentalboston.com

Sebastian’s Café at
Harvard University

677 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
617-432-1045
www.sebastians.com

Taranta
210 Hanover Street
Boston, MA 02113
617-720-0052
www.tarantarist.com

Ula Café
284 Amory Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
617-524-7890
www.ulacafe.com

Upstairs on the Square
91 Winthrop Street
Cambridge, MA 02128
617-864-1933
www.upstairsonthesquare.com

Za
138 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02474
781-316-2334
www.zarestaurant.com

Health Centers

Allston / Brighton

ST. ELIZABETH’S HEALTH CARE
at BRIGHTON MARINE Health Center
77 Warren Street, Brighton 02135
617-562-5200
www.caritas-semc.org

JOSEPH M. SMITH COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
287 Western Avenue, Allston 02134
617-783-0500
www.josephsmith.org

Boston

BOSTON HEALTH CARE FOR THE HOMELESS PROGRAM
780 Albany Street, Boston 02118
857-654-1000
www.bhchp.org

FENWAY HEALTH
1340 Boylston Street, Boston 02215
617-267-0900
www.fenwayhealth.org

MGH BACK BAY HEALTHCARE CENTER
388 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston 02215
617-267-7171
www2.massgeneral.org/primarycareweb/
primary_backbay.htm

MGH NORTH END COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
332 Hanover Street, Boston 02113
617-643-8000
www.massgeneral.org/northend

SIDNEY BORUM JR. HEALTH CENTER
130 Boylston Street, Boston 02116
617-457-8140
www.jri.org/theborum

Charlestown

MGH CHARLESTOWN HEALTHCARE CENTER
73 High Street, Charlestown 02129
617-724-8135
www.massgeneral.org/ctweb

Chinatown

SOUTH COVE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
885 Washington Street, Boston 02111
617-482-7555
www.scchc.org

Dorchester

BOWDOIN STREET COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
230 Bowdoin Street, Dorchester 02122
617-754-0100
www.bowdoinstreethealth.org

CODMAN SQUARE HEALTH CENTER
637 Washington Street, Dorchester 02124
617-825-9660
www.codman.org

DORCHESTER HOUSE MULTI-SERVICE CENTER
1353 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester 02122
617-288-3230
www.dorchesterhouse.org

GEIGER-GIBSON COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
Harbor Health Services Inc.
250 Mount Vernon Street, Dorchester
617-288-1140

HARVARD STREET NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH CENTER
632 Blue Hill Avenue, Dorchester 02121
617-825-3400
www.harvardstreet.org

NEPONSET HEALTH CENTER
Harbor Health Services Inc.
398 Neponset Avenue, Dorchester 02122
617-282-3200

UPHAM’S CORNER HEALTH CENTER
415 Columbia Road, Dorchester 02125
617-287-8000
www.uphamscornerhealthctr.com

East Boston

EAST BOSTON NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH CENTER
10 Gove Street, East Boston 02128
617-569-5800
www.ebnhc.org

Jamaica Plain

BROOKSIDE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
3297 Washington Street, Jamaica Plain 02130
617-522-4700
www.brighamandwomens.org/
primarycare/offices/brookside.aspx

MARTHA ELIOT HEALTH CENTER
75 Bickford Street, Jamaica Plain 02130
617-971-2100
www.childrenshospital.org/locations

SOUTHERN JAMAICA PLAIN HEALTH CENTER
640 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain 02130
617-983-4100
www.brighamandwomens.org/primarycare/
offices/sjphc.aspx

Mattapan

MATTAPAN COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
1425 Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan 02126
617-296-0061
www.mattapanchc.org

Roslindale

GREATER ROSLINDALE MEDICAL & DENTAL CENTER
4199 Washington Street, Roslindale 02131
617-323-4440
www.roslindale.org

Roxbury

THE DIMOCK CENTER
55 Dimock Street, Roxbury 02119
617-442-8800
www.dimock.org

ROXBURY COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
435 Warren Street, Roxbury 02119
617-442-7400

WHITTIER STREET HEALTH CENTER
1125 Tremont Street, Roxbury 02120
617-427-1000
www.wshc.org

South End

SOUTH END COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
1601 Washington Street, Boston 02118
617-425-2000
www.sechc.org

Health Resources

BLOOD PRESSURE

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/Hbp/
HBP_WhatIs.html


www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/other/
chdblack

MedlinePlus
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/
000468.htm

Interactive Tools and Tutorials
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorials/
hypertension/htm/index.htm

Healthy Eating
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/other/
chdblack/cooking.pdf


www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/hbp/
dash/new_dash.pdf

BREAST CANCER

National Cancer Institute
www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/breast

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
www.cdc.gov/cancer/breast

MedlinePlus
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/
breastcancer.html

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
www.komen.org

breastcancer.org
www.breastcancer.org

Mayo Clinic
www.mayoclinic.com/health/breast-cancer/
DS00328

Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
www2.massgeneral.org/cancer/crr/types/
breast/breast.asp

Pink and Black Campaign
www.bphc.org/pinkblack

Risk assessment of breast cancer
www.cancer.gov/bcrisktool

www.yourdiseaserisk.wustl.edu/hccpquiz.pl?
lang=english&func=home&quiz=breast

CANCER

American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org
800-ACS-2345 (227-2345)
617-565-7400

Dana Farber
www.dana-farber.org/can/default.html

National Cancer Institute
www.cancer.gov
800-4-CANCER (422-6237)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
www.cdc.gov/cancer/index.htm

MedlinePlus
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/cancers.html

CERVICAL CANCER

American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org

Dana Farber
www.dana-farber.org/cervicalcancer

National Cancer Institute
www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/cervical

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
www.cdc.gov/cancer/cervical

Prevent Cancer Foundation
www.preventcancer.org/education2c.aspx?id=116

MedlinePlus
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/
cervicalcancer.html

Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
www2.massgeneral.org/cancer/crr/
types/gyn/cervical.asp

Brigham and Women’s Hospital
www.brighamandwomens.org/healthinfo/
cervicalcancer.aspx

CHOLESTEROL

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases
/Hbc/HBC_WhatIs.html

MedlinePlus
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/
article/000403.htm

American Heart Association
www.americanheart.org/
presenter.jhtml?identifier=1516

Interactive Tools and Tutorials
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorials/
managingcholesterol/htm/index.htm

Healthy Eating
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/
other/chdblack

COLORECTAL CANCER

American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org
800-227-2345
www.cancer.org/docroot/CRI/
content/CRI_2_6X_Colorectal_
Cancer_Early_Detection_10.asp

Dana farber
www.dana-farber.org/pat/adult/
gastrointestinal-cancer/default.html

National Cancer Institute
www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/
types/colon-and-rectal

800-4-CANCER

MedlinePlus
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/
tutorials/coloncancer/htm/index.htm

Tutorials
Colonoscopy —
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/
tutorials/colonoscopy/htm/index.htm


www.mayoclinic.com/health/colonoscopy/
MM00010


Sigmoidoscopy —
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/
tutorials/sigmoidoscopy/htm/index.htm


Digestive System —
www.mayoclinic.com/
health/digestive-system/DG00021


DIABETES

American Diabetes Association
www.diabetes.org

Centers for Disease Control And Prevention
www.cdc.gov/diabetes/consumer/index.htm

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov

Risk Tests for Diabetes
www.diabetes.org/risk-test.jsp

www.yourdiseaserisk.wustl.edu/
hccpquiz.pl?lang=english&func=home&
quiz=diabetes

Video: Blood sugar and insulin
www.mayoclinic.com/health/blood-sugar/MM00641

Daily Recipes
www.diabetes.org/recipeoftheday.jsp?WTLPromo=
HOME_rotd&vms=226577122267

African Americans and Diabetes
www.ndep.nih.gov/diabetes/pubs/
Control_ABCs_AfricanaAm.pdf


www.diabetes.org/communityprograms-
and-localevents/africanamericans.jsp

Healthy Eating Tips
www.diabetes.org/communityprograms-
and-localevents/africanamericans/
healthy-eating-tips.jsp

EXERCISE

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/everyone/
guidelines/index.html


www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/everyone/
getactive/index.html


www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/everyone/
measuring/index.html


www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/everyone/
health/index.html

Dana farber
www.dana-farber.org/can/
monthly-spotlights/cancer-and-exercise/

Videos for Strength Training
www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/everyone/
videos/index.html

Strength Training for Older Adults
www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/physical/
growing_stronger/index.htm

American Heart Association
www.americanheart.org/
presenter.jhtml?identifier=1200013

Mayo Clinic
www.mayoclinic.com/health/
exercise/HQ01676

The Basics of Exercise
www.healthfinder.gov/prevention/
ViewTopic.aspx?topicID=22


www.myexerciseplan.com/assessment

Women's Organizations

Advertising Women of
New York

AWNY was founded in 1912 as the first women’s association in the communications industry. Now consisting of more than 1,300 employees, this organization hosts 35 events per year. Their goals are to enhance career skills and to focus on current industry trends and strategies. www.awny.org

American Women in Radio
and Television

American Women in Radio and Television is the national nonprofit organization that extends membership to professionals in the electronic media and partnering fields. They strive to advance the impact of women in this field by educating, advocating and acting as a resource to their members and surrounding community. www.awrt.org

Association of Women
in Communications

The Association of Women in Communications is an organization that enables women in communications the ability to network with others in their profession. By positioning its members at the forefront of the ever-evolving communications field, they are opening up access to smart career moves and important contacts. www.womcom.org

Biennial Conference
for Women

The longest-running women’s conference in the country, this gathering is designed to inspire women in all stages of life. For the past 24 years, women have gathered to renew their spirit as well as their resolve in whatever role they play in life. theconferenceforwomen.com

The Boston Club
The Boston Club is an organization of top women executives and professional women committed to developing, promoting and recognizing women leaders. www.thebostonclub.com

Boston Women in Finance
Formerly known as The Financial Women’s Association of Boston, Boston Women in Finance was started by a group of eight Wall Street women. They encourage women to seek career opportunities in finance and business while representing women from across the business spectrum, including retail and investment banks, brokerage houses, biotech, high-tech, mutual fund and insurance companies, accounting and consulting firms and academic institutions. www.bostonwomeninfinance.org

The Breast Cancer
Research Foundation

The mission of The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® is to achieve prevention and a cure for breast cancer in our lifetime by providing critical funding for innovative clinical and translational research at leading medical centers worldwide, and increasing public awareness about good breast health. Currently, more than 90 cents of every dollar donated is directed to breast cancer research and awareness programs. www.bcrfcure.org

Business and Professional Women
The mission of BPW is to achieve equality for all women in the workplace through education, advocacy and information. The BPW monitors federal legislation affecting working women and educates its members on how to get involved in all levels of government. www.bpwusa.org

Business Women’s Network
The Business Women’s Network serves as an umbrella organization to unite, network and promote 1,200 women’s businesses and professional organizations, representing nearly 8 million women. www.bwni.com

The Center for Women’s Leadership, Babson College
The Center for Women’s Leadership’s mission is to distinguish the best practices for women’s entrepreneurial leadership. They target women at all professional levels, stressing educational excellence, innovative professional development, outreach and research. www.babson.edu/cwl

The Commonwealth Institute
The Commonwealth Institute’s mission is to support women CEOs, entrepreneurs and senior corporate executives by helping them grow their businesses and careers. They strive toward this goal by focusing on peer mentoring and support. www.commonwealthinstitute.org

eWomenNetwork
EWomenNetwork is the No. 1 resource for promoting and connecting women worldwide. www.eWomenNetwork.com

FertilityAuthority
FertilityAuthority is the only web portal dedicated to fertility. It encourages women and men to be proactive regarding their fertility and provides the tools and information to do so: best-of-breed content, a robust interactive community of bloggers, columnists and message boards, a growing video library of patient testimonials, breaking fertility news and a database connecting you to fertility specialists. Our founding females are media professionals who are experienced and driven and, what makes us more even more qualified than our MBAs, is the fact that many of us are or have been infertility patients. We are a passionate team and we understand the need for one, comprehensive source of fertility information. www.fertilityauthority.com

Forté Foundation
The Forté Foundation is a powerful coalition of major corporations, top business schools and influential nonprofit organizations that works to substantially increase the number of women business leaders. Through education programs, information forums and financial support of MBA students, Forté motivates professional women to prepare for and enhance their careers with impact. www.fortefoundation.org

Foundation for
Women’s Resources

Emerging and established women leaders work together toward a common goal through the Foundation for Women’s Resources — to advance the personal, economic and professional status of women. This organization is headquartered in Dallas at the Women’s Museum: An Institute for the Future. www.womensresources.org

Girl Scouts of
Eastern Massachusetts

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts serves more than 45,000 girls ages 5-17 and 17,000 adult volunteers in the 178 communities we serve in Eastern Massachusetts. www.hergirlscouts.org or call 888-9-Girl Scout.


Healthworks Foundation
The Healthworks Foundation is dedicated to providing high-quality fitness opportunities for women and children in Boston’s low-income communities to prevent and treat lifestyle-related chronic illness and promote overall health and well-being. The Foundation also partners with community health centers and other non-profit organizations in the Greater Boston region, which address the needs of women and children in the areas of health, wellness and athletics; violence prevention and survival; and economic empowerment through financial contributions and volunteer efforts. www.healthworksfoundation.org

Marketing Executives Networking Group
MENG is a national network of top marketing executives. The organization is devoted to enhancing its members’ professional skills, relationships and knowledge. With a number of special interest groups and local chapters, MENG caters to a large and diverse community. www.mengonline.com

Moms in Business Network
Mothers influence everything — from what we eat to the way we dress to what we drive. Of the 82 million moms in the United States, 74 percent work and 80 percent control household purchasing decisions for an average of three or more people — and spend nearly $2 trillion annually. That’s the same purchasing power as Great Britain! Today’s mom drives our economy, and the Moms in Business Network is the association that represents her. www.mibn.org

National Association for Female Executives
With 250,000 members and 400 local networks, NAFE is the largest businesswomen’s organization in the United States. They are dedicated to advancing women in the workplace through education, networking and public advocacy. www.nafe.com

National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Club
The NANBPWC provides opportunities for women to enhance leadership skills and educational awareness of issues impacting the black community. Founded in 1935, it materialized as a national nonprofit organization that promoted and protected the interests of women business owners and professionals. www.nanbpwc.org

The National Association of Women in Construction
The NAWIC has a membership of 5,500 with more than 179 chapters. This organization advances the causes of the almost 900,000 women in construction today whose careers range from business ownership to the skilled trades. They offer several educational opportunities for children and adults interested in any of the construction fields. www.nawic.org

National Association of Women MBAs
A nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering women MBAs in order to propel more women into leadership positions in corporate America and to enhance the diversity of the nation’s workforce. In order to accomplish its mission, NAWMBA focuses its efforts in four key areas: education; professional development; networking; collaboration. www.mbawomen.org

National Council of
Women’s Organizations

The National Council of Women’s Organizations represents more than 11 million women in the United States. Through both policy work and activism, they address several issues of concern for women such as family and work, education, women and technology and reproductive freedom. www.womensorganizations.org

National Hook-Up of Black Women
With about 400 members in 10 chapters, Hook-Up is supported by membership dues and chapter donations only. It provides a strong support system for all black women who serve in political office and organizational leadership. www.nhbwinc.com

New Economics for Women
Committed to reducing poverty by increasing wealth opportunities for women and children, NEW measures their impact by the specific impacts they make on families. From finding someone a safe place to live to helping start a business, NEW provides women with hope for the future. www.neweconomicsforwomen.org

Possible Woman Foundation
The purpose of the Possible Woman Foundation is to support the development of an academic scholarship program for women. Through education and strong mentoring, they give women the ability to provide for themselves and their families. www.possiblewomanfoundation.org

Simmons School
of Management

Since 1973, the award-winning Simmons School of Management has prepared young women and future entrepreneurs for a bright career in business. Women are prepped to be exceptional leaders and exit the school ready to lead in Fortune 500 corporations, entrepreneurial ventures, governmental agencies or nonprofit organizations. www.simmons.edu/som

South Shore Women’s Business Network
The SSWBN strives to make personal connections for women in different professional fields. www.sswbn.org

Susan G. Komen for
the Cure Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is committed to 100 percent screening and 100 percent access to care for all in the Commonwealth. At this time education, screening and treatment are the best tools we have to reduce mortality from breast cancer. We are focused on meeting the needs of those who are underserved and/or lacking insurance. Our success is made possible through the passion, dedication and generosity of our many supporters. www.komenmass.org

Third Wave Foundation
Young women and transgender youth have a voice through the Third Wave Foundation, a feminist, activist institution fighting for social justice. They work to empower young people fighting for gender, racial, economic and social justice. www.thirdwavefoundation.org

U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce
Representing the economic development interests of more than 23 million small business owners and 450,000 members across the country, the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce works to open the doors to economic and leadership opportunities. www.uswcc.org

The Women’s Center
The Women’s Center is a community resource, to be used and contributed to by as many women as possible. The Center’s goals are to foster empowerment and social justice in a multicultural space that is safe, warm, respectful and comforting to all women and their children. We strive to provide healing opportunities; celebrate women’s voices, victories and survival; and encourage women to become advocates for themselves and others. www.cambridgewomenscenter.org

Women’s City Club of
New York Inc.

Since its founding in 1915, this nonpartisan, nonprofit organization has influenced and shaped public policy through education and advocacy. Through citizen participation, the WCCNY works to achieve equality and inclusion for all New Yorkers. www.wccny.org

Women Impacting
Public Policy

Women Impacting Public Policy is a national bipartisan public policy organization that advocates for and on behalf of women in business. www.wipp.org

Women in Management, Inc.
Founded in 1976, Women in Management, Inc. brings together women professionals in order to foster long-term, mutually beneficial relationships and collaborative ideas and resources. www.wimonline.org/mc/page.do

Women Presidents’ Organization
All members of WPO, an international nonprofit organization whose members are a diverse group of entrepreneurial women presidents, have guided their businesses to a minimum of $1 million in annual sales. www.womenpresidentsorg.com

Young Black Women’s Society
The Young Black Women’s Society, Inc. (YBWS) leads and empowers women and girls of color, helping them to develop their personal and professional lives by providing tools and access through social activities, professional development, civic engagement, leadership development and mentoring. YBWS currently has 70 active members from the Greater Boston Area, ranging from ages 24-44 years old, representing a wide variety of professions and industries. www.ybws.org or e-mail info@ybws.org

Younger Women’s Task Force
The YWTF is a nationwide movement dedicated to organizing younger women in their 20s and 30s to take action on issues that matter to them. Featuring women who have asserted themselves in their community and at work, they encourage this young generation to continue to break the glass ceiling and promote their own unique agenda. ww.ywtf.org

YWCA
Founded in 1866, YWCA Boston is America’s first YWCA. For more than 140 years, YWCA Boston has worked to eliminate racism and empower women. Today’s YWCA provides critical services in the community. They include mobile health and wellness education for women and girls; breast cancer survivor support; adult interracial community dialogues; youth/police dialogues; and financial literacy programs for women. YWCA Boston sponsor’s Boston’s Academy of Women Achievers and an annual, city-wide, Stand Against Racism Day. YWCA provides housing for single women at its Berkeley Residence. www.ywcaboston.org