Nenana Wellness Coalition
February 27, 2018
The Nenana Wellness Coalition is an alliance of representatives from various organizations, government agencies, community groups and individuals that meets weekly to discuss, evaluate, coordinate, consolidate, celebrate, masticate and help implement plans for improving the wellness and quality of life in Nenana
This week we had 6 participants, Derek Ketzler, Magen Spencer, Virginia Young, Cindy and Jim Huttula, and Bonnie Reed. We enjoyed chicken rice soup with a roll, salad, and yogurt with berries and granola.
WELCOME and READING OF MISSION STATEMENT: By this week’s chairperson:
SPIRITUAL MOMENT was led by Cindy Hottula
PRESENTATION OF AGENDA AND CALL FOR MODIFICATIONS:
No modification where made.
Introduction of Guests
The health fair will be March 24, 2018. The blood draw will start at 8am and the exhibits will start at 9am. Laura has been receiving donations for the health fair. Right now the main thing is looking for volunteers. Their volunteer website is alaskahealthfair.org.
Everyone discussed the emergency magnets. These will have Nenana emergency numbers. The numbers that are being considered for the magnet are Nenana Fire Department, Alaska State Dispatch, Poison Control, Care line, Rail belt Mental Health and Addictions, Office of Children Services, Tribal Force Youth Specialist, Domestic Violence Hotline, and Nenana’s Behavioral Health Aide. The magnets have been made and ordered.
WELLNESS THOUGHT: “Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless.”
- Mother Teresa
Bonnie: The school concert has been canceled this month.
Tripod weekend is this weekend, March 3rd and 4th.
Derek: No updates
Magen: Choose Respect is March 26, 2018.
Virginia: Every Wednesday is Devotions at Bonnie Reeds house at 7pm. “A community that prays together, stays together.” – Virginia
Cindy and Jim: No updates