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The Virginia Department of Health's Division of Prevention and Health Promotion is pleased to announce a series of community development, chronic disease prevention, and health promotion presentations and trainings entitled "Building a Wealth of Community Health" in March 2013.

"Building a Wealth of Community Health" is a collaborative effort among the Virginia Department of Health's Tobacco Use Control, Healthy Eating/Active Living, Healthy Communities, and Diabetes Prevention and Control Projects. Each training seminar is a one-day event featuring speakers from national, state, and local health organizations. Attendees may include: local and state coalition members, local health district staff, school personnel, community planners, and other partners.

The goal is to provide resources and enhance skills to facilitate implementation of evidence-based strategies in community health promotion and chronic disease prevention. The training is packed with dynamic presentations and round-table discussions to equip attendees with the tools they need to implement evidence-based initiatives and programs in their communities.

The trainings will be held on three dates in different locations so as to accommodate our partners all across Virginia:


For those in Southeast and Central Virginia

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 from 7:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. in Farmville, Virginia

Please click here to see the agenda for Farmville, VA. - Farmville Agenda

Please click here to register for the training in Farmville, VA. - Farmville Registration


For those in Southwest Virginia

Thursday, March 14, 2013 from 7:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. in Abingdon, Virginia

Please click here to see the agenda for Abingdon, VA. - Abingdon Agenda

Please click here to register for the training in Abingdon, VA. - Abingdon Registration


For those in Northern Virginia

Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 7:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. in Arlington, Virginia

Please click here to see the agenda for Arlington, VA. - Arlington Agenda

Please click here to register for the training in Arlington, VA. - Arlington Registration

This training is free, but registration is required. Attendance at each site will be capped at 100 participants.

If you have any questions, please contact Karen Whitacre at 804-551-7868 or karen.whitacre@vdh.virginia.gov. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Last Updated: 02-14-2013

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