Much of the work involved with this service initiative project was based on the two local communities, the hope was to include and utilize as many local resources as possible. Showcasing and engaging with local partners allowed both stations to highlight the vital local resources that are already available to their local citizens. Here are the sample partner lists for both WXXI and WSKG:


WXXI Healthy You Partner List

Hospitals/Health Networks:

  • University of Rochester Medical Center
  • Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency Healthi Kids Initiative
  • Greater Rochester Health Foundation's Be a Healthy Hero Campaign

Nutrition Programs:

  • Foodlink kidsCAN (Cooking, Activity and Nutrition) Program
  • Greater Rochester Healthy Weight Collaborative

Medical References:

  • Temple Medical/Dr. Lisa Harris (Photo from Second Opinion)
  • Olsan Medical Group/Dr. Lou Papa (Photo from Second Opinion)


WSKG Working on Wellness Partner List

Local Hospitals and Health:

  • Lourdes Hospital
  • United Health Services
  • Broome County Health Department


  • Broome Tioga BOCES, DCMO BOCES
  • Broome Tioga BOCES for Stride with Pride and Food distribution/Rock On Café
  • Broome Community College
  • Binghamton University Decker School of Nursing
  • Cornell University


  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Broome County Parks
  • American Heart Association
  • Rural Health Network and Americorps
  • Binghamton Senators Hockey Team
  • Binghamton B-Mets Baseball Team
  • Lime Hollow Nature Center
  • Waterman Nature Center
  • Binghamton University Nature Center
  • Binghamton YMCA
  • Harmony Hill Ranch
  • Vestal and Otisingo Farmers Market
  • Ithaca Children's Garden
  • Blueberry Farm


  • Wegmans
  • Whole in the Wall Restaurant
  • FMK Karate


  • Singer/Songwriter Johnny Only
  • B.C. Comic Illustrator Mason Mastroianni
  • Biggest Loser Contestant Trent Patterson
  • Personal Trainer Kelsey Newman
  • Molly Morgan/ Nutritionist


National Resource Links

In addition to utilizing a variety of local health and community organizations for this project, both stations also took notice of national resources and research to help provide supplementary information to its community members through events and outreach activities. Below are some examples of the national resources used: