Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Webinar: Partnering with Schools to Decrease Childhood Obesity

Thursday, May 27, 2010 2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. EST (11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. PST) Cost: $0 - Free There are no CEUs for this session. #1 of a 3-part ACHIEVE Healthy Communities Webinar Series
This webinar will highlight the successes of communities in Tennessee, Wyoming, and South Dakota and will discuss how they improved communication between schools and park and recreation agencies. Guest speakers will include Annette Wilson from the Jackson Madison County Schools, Katrina Lorenzen from the Natrona County School District, and Tiffany Sanchez from Pierre, SD. You will learn about the policy and environmental changes these communities have implemented and hear from ACHIEVE team members in the field about their experiences within schools. Register Today!
ACHIEVE (Action Communities for Health, Innovation, and EnVironmental changE) is a CDC grant initiative that funds national organizations to work through local affiliates to advance local community leadership in the nation's effort to prevent chronic diseases and related risk factors.
ACHIEVE Healthy Communities Webinar Series
The ACHIEVE Healthy Communities Webinar Series will consist of three webinars (May, July, and September) focusing on policy, systems and environmental change. Guest speakers from the NRPA ACHIEVE communities nationwide will present success stories and discuss the lessons they learned from their efforts to decrease chronic disease.

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