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Building Healthy Communities Workshop

  • 10 Nov 2011
  • 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Boise State University, Jordan Ballroom


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Building Healthy Communities
with Mark Fenton, Walkable Communities Expert

Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011
8:00 am to 3:30 pm
Boise State University, Jordan Ballroom

FREE to those who pre-register
Lunch will be provided
(wear comfortable shoes for walking audit)

Hosted by:
Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) Idaho Network
Idaho Physical Activity and Nutrition Program
BSU College of Health Sciences, Community & Environmental Health Department

Workshop Topics:
- Creating more livable,walkable communities
- Fostering community health
- Building interdisciplinary partnerships
- Creating lasting changes in health through policy, systems and environmental change

Workshop Flyer
CHES Continuing Education Credits approved
CM (Continuing Maintenance) credits for planning professionals, approved)

Mark Fenton is a nationally recognized public health, planning and transportation consultant. A former host of the "America's Walking" series on PBS, Mark is an adjunct professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. As a recognized authority of public health issues, Mark is a tireless advocate for policies and changes to the built environment to increase physical activity community wide. For more information: www.MarkFenton.com.

Who Should Attend:
- Representatives of public health departments
- Health advocates
- City and County boards and planning commissions
- Bike and pedestrian committees
- Planners and engineers
- Health care professionals
- Students and educators
- Nonprofit health organizations
- Those working to implement policy and environmental changes that support active living

For more information, contact:
Patricia Christophiades at christop@dhw.idaho.gov or (208) 334-0673 by Nov. 2, 2011.

Rooms available at Springhill Suites by Marriott (Boise Parkcenter) for $77 per night. Call 208-342-1044 for reservations and mention our room block.







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