In the news

In the news

Oasis education and volunteer programs have been featured recently in major daily newspapers and TV news programs.  See what they're saying.
Monday, April 11, 2016/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (0)/Comments (-)/
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Meet the CATCH Healthy Habits Heroes who volunteer at Allisonville Elementary

Meet the CATCH Healthy Habits Heroes who volunteer at Allisonville Elementary

Josephine Poelnitz, Grace Broten and Dorothy Summers turn kids on to healthy foods, activity and fun.

Josephine, Grace and Dorothy are a dynamic team teaching kids healthy habits for a lifetime.
Thursday, February 18, 2016/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (1113)/Comments (-)/
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What is OASIS to You?

What is OASIS to You?

We would like to know what OASIS means in your life

People at OASIS talk about learning, belonging, giving back and more reasons why they participate. Read what a few of them have to say, then tell us what you think.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (1598)/Comments (-)/
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What's next for the OASIS website

What's next for the OASIS website

With good feedback from participants, we're working now to continue improving the online class registration process

OASIS participants have given us lots of feedback - both positive and constructive - on ways we can continue to improve the online class registration process. Here's a summary of planned changes and an opportunity to help with testing.
Friday, June 12, 2015/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (3607)/Comments (-)/
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30 days of biking . . . and then some

30 days of biking . . . and then some

Making the pledge swept away my excuses and got me back out there

I really needed to get moving again this spring. The pledge was simple.  Ride every day in in April.  Any destination, any distance. The reality was not so simple, but so worth it.
Thursday, April 30, 2015/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (4194)/Comments (-)/

A good reason to get RIPPED

… into shape, that is!

Michael Colabufo has strugged to keep his heart healthy for years after a heart attack at age 38. When he retired, he was overweight with high cholesterol and knew he had to do something about it. He found the answer through the fitness programs at OASIS in Syracuse.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (8381)/Comments (-)/
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Margie Hobby helped her student find her voice

"I do a lot of volunteer work, but this is the one that feeds my soul."

When Margie Hobby retired, she wanted to stay active and connected, so she started taking classes and volunteering in her community. As she watched her student Vera progress, Margie found she had much to offer a child who was struggling and just needed more individual attention.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (10281)/Comments (-)/
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Travelin' Light - Safely

Travelin' Light - Safely

My top six rules for keeping the wheel side down

I've met with all kinds of hazards training for an upcoming bke tour. With T-minus-2 days til we roll out, it's time to tie up the safety plan for our trip. Here are my top six rules for staying safe, in Part Three of the "Travelin' Light" series.
Friday, May 09, 2014/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (9157)/Comments (-)/
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Top five apps for travelin' light

Top five apps for travelin' light

Being prepared without dragging along the library

I try to be ready for anything on the road, a tendency that was burned in during my scout leader years of "Being Prepared." Smartphones make it easy to bring along maps, itineraries, tour guides and resources – so all the information you need is in your hip pocket.
Here are my favorites, in Part Two of the "Travelin' Light" series.
Thursday, April 17, 2014/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (9762)/Comments (-)/

Fruit loop throwdown

Getting juiced up to eat healthier with a little friendly competition

When did the recommended daily servings of fruit and vegetables ratchet up to 7-9?  A little team rivalry through BJC HealthCare's latest "Help for your health" could be just the motivation to change my ways.
Tuesday, April 08, 2014/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (9027)/Comments (-)/
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Travelin' Light

Travelin' Light

Keeping the wheel side down

“We can go to paradise – maybe once, maybe twice
Travelin' light is the only way to fly”
With homage to J. J. Cale, here’s the first entry in a series on bicycle touring and the training, technology and gear to get ready for an adventure.
Tuesday, April 01, 2014/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (9210)/Comments (-)/
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