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Try This! Conference

Healthy Kids and Families Coalition

Friday, June 6, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 3:30 PM (EDT)

Try This! Conference

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The Try This conference will be a feast of practical, usable ideas for people who want to make their communities healthier and more prosperous. Teams of local people will come together from all over the state to learn from one another and trade ideas.  

Let's get WV off the "worst" health lists and onto the best!  We're focusing on solutions!  Your modest registration fee covers the cost of materials and meals.  

(Note: paper applications are also available for folks who prefer to pay by check.  Contact Stephen Smith at trythiswv@gmail.com.)

Conference partners include the WV Healthy Kids and Families Coalition, the West Virginia HUB, the Office of Child Nutrition, WV Association of Counties, the Benedum Foundation, the Bureau for Public Health, the WV Community Development Hub, WV Municipal League, WVU Extension, the WV Council of Churches, the WV Statewide Afterschool Network, WV On the Move, Change the Future WV, the WV Food and Farm Coalition, WV Wesleyan, Create Buckhannon, and many others.

Housing.  West Virginia Wesleyan is making dormitory rooms available for $25 - $30. Please purchase these tickets separately on this eventbrite page.  Dorm rooms have 2 beds each and require folks to bring their own sheets.

Hotel rooms are also reserved in Buckhannon at The Bicentennial Inn (304-472-5000) for $85. The Hampton Inn  (304) 473-0900, and the Microtel Inn (304-460-2525). Rooms are under Stephen Smith's name. Reserve with credit card.  There are many other hotels nearby: the Super 8 and Quality Inns in Weston WV, the Baxa Inn in Buckhannon, and others.  We strongly encourage folks to look on-line for good deals at sites like hotels.com.

For more information, contact Stephen Smith at 304.610.6512 or stephennoblesmith@gmail.com

Have questions about Try This! Conference? Contact Healthy Kids and Families Coalition

When & Where

WV Wesleyan * Buckhannon, WV
59 College Ave
Buckhannon, WV 26201

Friday, June 6, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 3:30 PM (EDT)

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Healthy Kids and Families Coalition

The WV Healthy Kids and Families Coalition is an organization of kids, families, and the people who care about them - building a better future through leadership development, community engagement, and policy change.

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