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Norte To Host Bike Mechanics Class For Kids This Winter Break

Kick the year off by fixing something with your smart brain and your strong hands! Knowing how to maintain and fix your […]

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Happy. Healthy. Strong: How Norte Did in 2018

Thanks to many, many awesome people, community partners, and sponsors, 2018 rocked for Team Orange. Here’s the highlight reel: Graduated our first […]

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Pro Walk/Pro Bike Traverse City: The 2018 Best Of List

2018 was an incredible year for a healthier, better connected, and more walk/bike (and transit – Go, BATA!) friendly Traverse City. Big […]

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Have 45 seconds to help Norte measure its health impact?

Did your child participate in a Norte program this year? If so, please take 45 seconds to complete this short but sweet […]

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Running Fit + Norte Team Up for a Family Friendly Run

Join us for this very special Run Sábados as Running Fit- Traverse City will be onsite at the Wheelhouse with a hot […]

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Bikes For All: The Amigos Crush Giving Tuesday

It was a big day for the Amigos program yesterday. We met our $1,000 Giving Tuesday goal by 10am and then crushed […]

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Move More, Move Often – The 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines

BIG NEWS! Just last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a new and improved 2nd Edition of Physical […]

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Support happy, healthy, strong kids this Giving Tuesday

This year, on November, 27th 100% of our #GivingTuesday donations will go to help the Amigos, our empowerment program for kids with special […]

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What’s Next for Traverse City’s Youth Mountain Bike Team?

What a year! From a successful after-school program to our best season of Vasa Domingos ever to an action-packed summer of kids […]

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Have 3 Minutes for More Happy, Healthy, Ready to Learn Kids in Northern Michigan?

We believe that kids learning to move and be physically active as part of ordinary life – like going to school! – […]

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Shedding Light on the Traverse City Light Parade

Interested in joining us for the 100 Families + The Traverse City Light Parade but not quite sure what to expect? Here’s everything you […]

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PODCAST: A Very Orange Iceman Cometh

With just a few sleeps away, Iceman fever is stoked high at the Clubhouse. Episode 2 of This Clubhouse Life is all about Team […]

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Have 15 minutes? Help improve walk/bike infrastructure around your Northern Michigan school

Norte administers the Safe Routes To School initiative across the Traverse City-area as well as in Elk Rapids and Northport and we’re aiming […]

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Iceman, PB&Js, an Olympian and Argentinian Come to Traverse City

8 sleeps! Let’s celebrate an awesome Iceman Cometh Challenge and an amazing season of kids riding bikes on dirt by eating yummy sammiches with two […]

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Podcast: This Clubhouse Life – The Official Podcast of Norte

Awesome news! We have a podcast. This Clubhouse Life is the official podcast of Norte and our first episode features The Bike Mas […]

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Transforming a Forgotten Public Building into a Thriving Learning Center

  This spring and summer, in partnership with Grand Traverse County Parks & Recreation, we transformed the long-neglected historic Old Northwest Michigan Fairgrounds […]

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The Great Iceman Entry Giveaway Powered By Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Our friends at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan are being awesome and have 10 free Iceman/Slush Cup entries up for grabs. […]

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Last Call for Coast Coffee: Higher Grounds’ Delicious Blend That Benefits Norte

Last week to get you some delicious Coast coffee from our friends at Higher Grounds. Coast is a smooth medium roast with a milk […]

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Traverse Heights Elementary: Northern Michigan’s 2018 Most Walk-tastic School

Led by their amazing principal, Mr. Schrock, and many, many dedicated teachers, Traverse Heights Elementary rocked Northern Michigan Walks To School Day. […]

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Northern Michigan Walks To School Day Nears

With generous support from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, TBA Credit Union, Traverse City Track Club, Oryana Community Co-op, Norte is excited to once […]

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