Saturday, November 26, 2011

Healthy Community Design workshop comes to Montpelier, Nov 30

From Local Motion

Healthy Community Design
Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 9:00am - 3:30pm

Municipal Planners, and Planning Commissioners:

This one day training will provide information, tools, and practice to individuals interested in creating new opportunities to bring public health voices and approaches to local policy decisions and efforts to increase physical activity and create access to healthy foods through:
  • concentrated mixed used development
  • bicycle and pedestrian friendly communities
  • access to parks, recreation facilities and open space
  • access to fresh and healthy foods

It is highly recommended that community teams composed of community advocates, planners, and town officials attend this event together. Please share this announcement with partners in your community and encourage them to register and attend.

For additional information, please contact:
Suzanne Kelley, VDH Physical Activity Coordinator,

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