Announcing Trailnet’s Annual Healthy & Active Communities Convening Event
Wednesday, June 3, 2009!
Trailnet’s Healthy & Active Communities Initiative is reconnecting urban planning, public policy, and public health to create vibrant communities that provide the highest quality of life for residents, from cradle to cane. This Initiative has received national recognition as a promising and innovative model for addressing obesity at the community scale and improving overall resident health. Please join us to hear the stories and successes of our partner communities!
Who Should Come
Residents of the Partnering Communities: De Soto, Ferguson, Old North St. Louis
Local Champions for the Creation of HEALTHY, ACTIVE and VIBRANT Communities
Civic Leaders: elected officials, city staff, engaged citizens
Anyone interested in learning innovative approaches to address the obesity epidemic!
**All Event participants will receive a complimentary hardcopy of Trailnet’s highly anticipated Healthy, Active & Vibrant Community Toolkit 2009
John Hoal, PhD, AICP, H3 Studio & Washington University
Placemaking: The Art and Practice of Healthy & Active Communities
Alyse Sabina, MPH, Missouri Foundation for Health
Innovative Strategies for Increasing Community Engagement and Buy-In
Visit our event webpage and register today: http://trailnet.org/HAC_Convening.php
Registration: 3:00pm - 3:30 pm
Convening Event: 3:30 - 8:00pm (Dinner provided by Local Harvest)
De Soto, Ferguson and Old North St. Louis Residents: FREE
Other Community Members: Dinner and Event ($20) Event Only ($10)
Register online at http://trailnet.org/HAC_Convening.php or call Katie Steinkamp at 314/436-1324 x 102.
Register no later than May 27th.
Saint Louis University
Allied Health Professions Building Room 3040
3437 Caroline Street
St. Louis, MO 63104
Biking Directions: For suggested bike routes, please visit Bike St. Louis. Bike rack located at the building entrance near the corner of Theresa Avenue and Caroline Street.
Public Transit: Take MetroLink East Line to Grand Station. At Grand Blvd MetroLink Stop connect to MO Bus 70 Southbound to S. Grand Blvd and Exit at Vista Avenue. Walk East on Vista Avenue. Take a Left at S. Theresa Avenue and a Right onto Caroline Street.
Driving Directions From Highway 44: Take Grand Exit going North. Take a Right on Vista Avenue. Take a Left on Virginia Avenue. Take a Right on Caroline Street.
Driving Directions from Highway 40: Take Grand Exit going South. Take a Left on Hickory Street . Take a Right on Virginia Avenue. Take a Right on Caroline Street.
Parking is available on most side streets and at the Hickory East Parking Garage, just East of Grand Avenue on Hickory Street. Additional charges will apply for garage parking.