Minutes – October 8, 2013

Healthy Harvey Coalition
October 8, 2013 – Meeting Minutes

Welcome & Introductions

Members in attendance    Hilary Dopfel, Candace Cullors, Lynnette Redington, Ashley Bergner, Mindy Parry, Becky Friesen, Nancy Martin, Desiree Skibbe, Merresa Akers, Amy Mitchell, Jennifer Koontz,  and Jason Jones
Announcement of Policy Priority & Partnership for Healthy Communities Initiative – Hilary announced that after reviewing the survey monkey results and meeting with the Leadership Team, the Healthy Communities Initiative Planning Grant, will be focused on Bikeability and Walkability of Harvey County. Hilary met with the ReNewton Bicycle Initiative Group and they agreed to partner with us on this initiative.

Business

a)    Next Steps – Hilary led the group thru an activity using the Community Change Model. Discussion included Marketing and Public relations, Community Mobilization, Community Education, Advocacy with Organizational decision Makers, and Educating Government Policy Makers
b)    Webinar – For the remaining part of the meeting the coalition watched a webinar related to the focus of the group called, “Making Walking and Biking Happen in Your Community”
To view, log into share point: http://www.myctb.org/wst/hci User Name: Healthy Harvey Coalition
Password: welcome1

after you log into SharePoint, click on “Resources” and then on “HCI Webinars” scroll down until the second from the bottom which is the walking and biking webinar.
Other    a)    Upcoming Meeting on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 from 12pm-1pm at Fire Station #3 on S. Kansas Ave.

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