Communities ChooseWell will be hosting their 2014 Regional Forums in the following communities:
March 21 - Sexsmith, Sexsmith Civic Centre, 9917-99 Ave
March 28 - St. Albert, Grandin Clubhouse, 5 Grenfall Avenue
March 31 - University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Dr W, Lethbridge. AH100
April 2 - Bowden, Bowden Friendship Club, 2133-18 Ave
This year, ChooseWell champions and community partners will have an opportunity to learn about Communities ChooseWell resources, share successes and struggles, explore their role as leasers and agents of change, and use the NEW ChooseWell Healthy Community Scanning Tool to help evaluate how they can make their community a healthier place. Click here for more details on this year's forums.
Forums will run from 10am to 3:30pm, and funds are available to support travel costs. Lunch and a light breakfast will be served. To register for a forum, please fill out our RSVP form.
FEBRUARY WINTER WALK CHALLENGE
Thank you to all who participated in this year’s Winter Walk Challenge. Our challenge winners will be announced soon!
March is Nutrition Month!
The 2014 Nutrition Month Campaign is..."Simply Cook and Enjoy!" The theme will focus on encouraging practical healthy cooking and food preparation skills to promote healthy eating.
Check out some of these resources to promote "Nutrition Month" in your community:
Sugar Shocker Education Kit (Alberta Health Services)
Cooking Club Manual for Children and Youth (Alberta Health Services)
Dairy Farmers of Canada (Check out their educational fact sheets and "Nutrition Month" posters)
Nutrition Month.ca (Check out this website organized by Dieticians of Canada and Dairy Farmers of Canada for all other Nutrition Month resources avaliable.)
The Power of Many: Inclusive Health as a Collective Intention
Thursday, March 6
Presented by Bethan Kingsley
Click Here for more information.
ChooseWell webinars are always free for registered ChooseWell Communities. To register for these webinars for free e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to get the promo code.
Local Solutions: Alberta Resources to Support Healthy Food Environments in Arenas
The focus of this webinar will be to provide participants with:
1. Practical marketing strategies that promote the sale of healthy items at a profit
2. Revenue alternatives and strategies to compensate for any potential loss of profit
3. Resources from Alberta Health Services that include links to the nutritional guidelines and policy development tools
March 20, 2014
10:30 – 12:00 (MST)
1-877-352-4495; ID 98446727#
Please register by e-mail to email@example.com by March 17, 2014.