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Neighbors Growing Together | Sep 2, 2014

Healthy Community Showcase planned Feb. 13

Feb 04, 2013

The Obesity Prevention Task Force and SAFE Coalition have planned a Healthy Community Coalition Showcase for Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at JP’s 207, located at 207 West Main Street in Washington. The showcase will provide appetizers and a variety of speakers. The event will take the place the quarterly meeting of the Healthy Community Coalition and will provide a summary of the year 2012 in review.
Ten-minute presentations will include Safe Routes to School At Kalona Elementary, by Jim Cayton, principal, and Jenna Grout, nurse, at Kalona Elementary; Rachel’s Challenge at Washington High School, by students; Walkability Assessment — City of Washington, by City Administrator Brent Hinson; Student-led Gardens, by Dave Hoffman, principal of Lincoln Elementary in Washington, and Jane O’Leary, Principal of Ainsworth Elementary; Anti-Bullying At Mid-Prairie Middle School, by students; and The Healthiest State in the Nation, by Erin Rugg of JET Physical Therapy.
Please plan to attend and invite your community partners to attend, as well. Please RSVP by Feb. 8, to Lynn Fisher at Washington County Public Health, 319-653-7758, or lfisher@washph.com.

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