Wednesday, February 27, 2008
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS MARCH 31 FOR
Points Across V Conference
May 14, 2008 * Baltimore, Maryland
Link below for information and registration:
Pay It Forward Mini-GrantsFunded by the Pay It Forward Foundation, this grant opportunity is designed to support one-time, youth-identified service projects that benefit schools, neighborhoods, or communities. Application Deadline: April 15, 2008. For more information, click here.
ING Unsung HeroesThis grant opportunity is designed to support creative educational programs that are helping students excel. Application Deadline: April 30, 2008. For more information, click here.
Top 5 Hidden Home Hazards
School Chemistry Lab Safety Guide
Pool Submersion Incidents
A new issue of the Consumer Product Safety Review has been released. You can download it at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/cpsr_nws45.pdf. The Review is in Adobe PDF format. You can find past issues at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/cpsr.html.
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Wednesday, February 20, 2008
Parents, teachers, counselors, health professionals, concerned citizens are welcome. CEU's will be available, approved for SACAVA hours.
This event is on March 12, 2008 from 8:30 to 3:30 in Staunton, VA. The cost is $65.
To register call RMH HealthSource at 800-433-4580, or for more information contact Martha-Ellen Szuba at SzubaME@ci.waynesboro.va.us
This is being held on Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters Brickhouse Auditorium from 8:00 to 3:00. Pre-registration is required, for more information contact Connie Slayton, 1-800-866-4483 ext. 204 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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For more information on Tobacco Free Hampton Roads - a partnership coordinated by CINCH visit:
Tuesday, February 19, 2008
Keep your community safe, Start saving lives.
The NSN Tool Kit can be accessed at: www.cpsc.gov/nsn/nsn.html
Monday, February 18, 2008
Surviving Abundance: Overweight Kids in Crisis Online!
The documentary on childhood obesity created through a partnership between the WHRO Center for Regional Citizenship and CINCH's Obesity Work Group is now available for viewing via streaming video on www.survivingabundance.org. Look closely for the link to view the full 30 minute documentary, as the brief short is at the bottom and shows the screen. The site also has a variety of link and tools for partners.
Tuesday, Feb. 26th, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
"Helping Children and Families Fight Obesity".
Only $10 per participant or $50 agency rate. In-service training certificates are awarded. A registration form is available on the website- www.sqone.org Fax completed form to 757-497-5101. Conference dial-in information will be provided once you have registered. Please contact Square One with questions via email or call 757-552-0293
Reaching the Uninsured: Story of Community
SAVE THE DATE – May 1st – 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Join CINCH for the unveiling of a video and still picture documentary of the families impacted by FAMIS and the story of our local community efforts in Hampton Roads to reach these families. The event will take place at the Commodore Theater in Portsmouth. RSVP is required. For more information or to RSVP contact CINCH@evms.edu or Carol Jones at 668-6472.
For more information on Cover the Uninsured Week visit: www.covertheuninsured.org
To hear the story of a local family helped by CINCH's Project Connect featured nationally on the CTU website: http://covertheuninsured.org/stories/index.php?StoryID=58
To see last pictures from last year's gallery: http://pediatrics.evms.edu/famisfaces.htm
For more information or to recieve a flyer via email please contact Karen Nanez, 668-6436 or NANEZKF@evms.edu.
Not One More Life has a great program coming into the area for churches for asthma (www.notonemorelife.org). there will be an expansion and vision casting dinner on Friday, March 7th at 6:30 pm at The Vintage Kitchen in the Dominion Towers in Norfolk.
To RSVP or request information email email@example.com
Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of YMCA Community Services
Announcing the opening of the YMCA Community Services Operations Center
and partnership with KidsPriorityOne on Thursday, February 21, 2008, 3 pm – 5 pm at 4101 Granby Street, Suite 305, Norfolk, VA
Refreshments will be served. For more information contact Brenda Garrett or Angela Walsh at 757-962-2112 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on KPO visit: www.KidsPriorityOne.org
Friday, February 15, 2008
A meta-review published in the journal Nutrition Reviews suggests that neighborhood characteristics, including income level, the built environment and access to healthy food, directly affect obesity prevalence, United Press International reports.
HHS, Business Coalition Launch Initiative to Reduce Health Disparities
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office of Minority Health and the National Business Group on Health (NBGH) announced plans for a two-year initiative designed to foster business-community relationships that target racial and ethnic health disparities, AHA News Now reports.
The bill also requires the US Department of Transportation to establish a database of noncrash incidents and develop a program to provide the public with safety information regarding nontraffic dangers to young children.
Thursday, February 14, 2008
Monday, February 11, 2008
10th Vaccine Update Conference
April 3, 2009
Help make the upcoming Vaccine Update Conference address your needs.
Please take a minute to share up to three immunization concerns, issues, or areas of interest as we plan for the 2009 conference.
Click on the link below:Link to Vaccine Update Conference Survey
Please note that this year's conference will be hosted by Project Immunize Virginia!
Monday, February 4, 2008
Transportation officials stress that the new system doesn't assess how effective a seat is in protecting a child in a crash, but it compares how easy it is to use. Full Story >>>
2915 Westminster Ave. in Norfolk there will be a child health and safety fair sponsored by the EVMS physician assistant program.
Contact person is Dan Thibodeau 757-446-7057 at EVMS.
So far they have involvement from fire, police, dental. Hope to include immunization, bike helmets, car seat check, health literacy and poison.
Friday, February 1, 2008
Please feel free to share this opportunity with your coworkers, staff, or other agency partners that you work with.
For more information, please contact Sandy Herman at: 668-8519 (phone)