September is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, and the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is partnering with community programs throughout the region to host special events in Sitka, Juneau and Prince of Wales Island during this month.
SITKA - The guest speaker for the second annual Sitka Health Summit, "Working Together for a Healthier Sitka," will be Dan Burden, a nationally known expert on building healthier communities. Burden is the executive director of Walkable Communities Inc., a founder of Bikecentennial Inc. (now called the Adventure Cycling Association), a former national advisory board member of the Active Living By Design program and a former National Geographic photographer who led a cycling expedition from Alaska to the Andes in the 1970s.
SITKA - The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium's Steps to a Healthier Southeast Alaska program awarded small grants worth $85,000 to five Southeast community groups so they can implement community-based wellness programs and policy changes.
...purchased by Friday, May 9. The community dinner takes place at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14, at the Hames Athletic and Wellness Center. The halibut dinner costs $5, and tickets are available at six locations around town - Old Harbor Books...
SITKA - The steering committee for the second annual Sitka Health Summit, "Working Together for a Healthier Sitka," is accepting nominations for awards that will be given to Sitka health role models and wellness champions.
SITKA - Community wellness champions from all walks of life were honored Wednesday night for the work they've done making Sitka a healthier place to live. The awards were presented during the second annual Sitka Health Summit community dinner, held May 14 at Harrigan Centennial Hall.
SITKA - Residents of Sitka learned about creating a healthier community, celebrated several local wellness champions and picked five health and wellness priorities for 2008-'09 during the second annual Sitka Health Summit held May 14-16.
...Parenthood of Sitka and Sitka Physical Therapy. This noncompetitive event starts at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Hames Athletic and Wellness Center. The three legs of the triathlon include a 2.5-mile walk or run, a 4-mile bike and a 500-meter...
SITKA - The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Health Promotion Department, Injury Prevention, Employee Wellness Team and the Steps to a Healthier Southeast Alaska program are joining with several other Sitka community groups to host a series of May events for National Bike Month.
A number of Juneau athletes will push their bodies to the limit this weekend as two triathlons will take place in Alaska.
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