Nenana Wellness Coalition
August 14, 2018
The Nenana Wellness Coalition is an alliance of representatives various community members that meets weekly help implement plans for improving the wellness and quality of life in Nenana
WELCOME and READING OF MISSION STATEMENT: By this week’s chairperson:
SPIRITUAL MOMENT: Rosemary Allen
PRESENTATION OF AGENDA AND CALL FOR MODIFICATIONS:
WELLNESS THOUGHT: “When you discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough to make room for it in your life.”
–Jean Shinoda Bolen
Hannah: Went to RAHI as a director, as well as 4 students from Nenana went to RAHI and graduated. Went to Vancouver then went Yew York for 6 days together. Currently Erik is in Denali with some Nenana students. Now she is back and ready for the school year.
Gayle: She put in her resignation so they are looking for a couple more resident advisors and have more opening for students.
Rosemary: Looking at dates for Dancing in the Streets, it will either be the 14 or the 21st of September. Rosemary just finished up with ALICE training. ALICE is about how to react when a school shooting happens. There has been on average about 2 school shootings every week. The Nenana City Public School has also updated the community crisis plan. RMHA is working on their CARF quality improvement plan. Her seat and Marilyn seat are available for reelection through the School Board. The primary election is Aug 21st.
Virginia: Josh Verhagen is running for mayor, Kat is running for her seat once again. Yukon Koykukuk feasibility study for a borough. There will be a meeting on Friday afternoon in Fairbanks in the YK building.
Bonnie: The train is going to the Denali Park. Pickup will be in Nenana. The prices for the round trip ticket is 25$.
Magen: The Nenana Rec Center and Headstart are having an open house starting at 4pm and ending at 6pm. Ice cream will be available. Aug 21 is a meet and greet with teachers and staff. There will be ice cream available between 530pm till 7pm. The Verhagen’s are having an open house this Friday between 12pm – 6pm. Come check out the newly renovated inside.