Healthy Communities Healthy Youth
April 11, 2017
Attendance: Brenna Root, Chandra McCarthy-Cordosa, Craig Hayes, Jamie Koehler, Josh Denk, Lara Nugent, MaryAnn Schilling, Patti Wohlfeil, Peggy VanderSande, Sandy Jarvis, Tony Marinack, Mary LaBlanc, Amanda Prodell
Alliance Report – Mary
$2000 was received for underage drinking programs, remainder will be received later this summer.
3 youth from Tri-County and 2 chaperones will attend the 2 day Leadership program in East Troy.
Scholarships are still available for the June 13-14 Statewide Prevention Conference.
Options Menu dollars – have requested reimbursement for the drug take back days, Coalition Capacity Building, a 3rd option for funding may be available later this week.
Parents Who Host Campaign- this will probably be the last year for free materials. Signs and stickers have been put up but there are still some available.
Mary shared information from the Methamphetamine Summit including at Trego including information about a program that can be used within the schools.
AmeriCorps Update – An AmeriCorps position has been applied for and awarded for next year.
Auttum has been working on the FACTS Program, Backpack project and mentoring.
Health Dept Update – Working on a regional health plan to be done by end of summer.
Finished Strengthening Families program with 9 families, good outcomes.
Law Enforcement Update – No report
Budget Update – Copies of the financial report were distributed. Balance is$20,049.30
Funding Request – Redgranite library- has requested $800 to create and stock a STEAM Lab (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math). After discussion, it was decided more information was needed. Mary will gather this info and send out to committee for a vote. ($300 was given to Redgranite Library)
Brenna shared information about the Google Docs program where information could be shared and replies sent back to one person. Downfall would be that we would not see other’s comments, Upside would be that it would reduce the number of emails received by individuals. Discussion, followed by a decision to continue to send requests out through email as sometimes someone’s comments influence others decisions.
YRBS – Survey closed Friday, Mary shared a quick County-wide review. It was noted that individual numbers of respondents were wrong for Wild Rose and Wautoma schools. Mary will try to work with DPI to determine where the error was made (No info as of 5/8/17).
FACTS – Screenagers – Sandi shared information and a registration sign-up sheet was passed around. Mary stressed that we need committee members to help set up and take down the tables and chairs.
BRKD Report – 978 participants and 84 volunteers participated in the event. Craig shared that his family had a great time.
Healthy Babies Workshop – Workshop was cancelled due to low registration numbers
Drug Take Back – Scheduled for Saturday, April 29 at the Redgranite Fire Station beginning at 10am
Next meeting – August 8 1:15pm
Have a great summer!