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Community Coalition: Meet & Greet (Membership Mixer)

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DeKalb County Board of Health

445 Winn Way

Bohan Auditorium

Decatur, GA 30030

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This event is an opportunity for coalition members to network, share resources, and present information to fellow members and the general public.

Event is open to coalition and community members. Attendees are encouraged to bring a friend or colleague.


The goals of this event are to:

  • Increase and diversify LHD membership;

  • Educate LHD members and the community on member benefits and resources; and

  • Educate LHD members and the community about collaborative partners and opportunities for collaboration



There are several options for coalition members to become involved:

  • Attend & Network: Register and attend event.

  • Attend & Table: You will be provided with a table to showcase your information, products, and/or services. Tables are shared. Up to 20 tables are available. Registration required.

  • Attend & Pitch: You will be provided up to one (1) minute to formally present your information, products, and/or services to attendees. Up to 30 speakers will be selected. Registration required.

  • Attend, Table & Pitch: You will be provided a table and pitch timeslot. Registration required.



RSVP deadline is February 22nd.

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Notes

  • You must have a completed Member Profile on file to reserve a table or pitch slot. If you have not completed one, forms are attached for your convenience.

  • No on-site sales transactions are allowed.

  • Pitch content is limited to: 1) Who you are, 2)What you do, 3) What organization/social or health issue you represent and 4) What resources you can provide.

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About

Live Healthy DeKalb (LHD) is a coalition of local organizations and county residents working to create a healthier DeKalb. Live Healthy DeKalb has been active since 2005. LHD receives in-kind support from the DeKalb County Board of Health, whom also serves as the coalition’s fiscal agent. The coalition offers training, education and technical support through a network of community partners and volunteers.

Goals

  • Improve the overall status of health for those who live, work and play in DeKalb County.

  • Increase knowledge of community issues.

  • Expand partnerships in the community.

  • Reduce health disparities

  • Increase the accessibility of health services.

Who We Are

LHD is a group of diverse agencies and residents that represent all segments in DeKalb County. Members include:

  • County agencies and cities, such as the City of Clarkston.

  • Non-profit and voluntary groups such as the Center for Pan Asian Community Services and Georgians Against Smoking Pollution.

  • Entities such as hospitals, insurance companies, universities and outpatient health care providers.

What We Do

  • Hosts meetings to network and share information related to community health issues, partnerships, health services and health disparities

  • Creates a presence in the community by providing outreach and education.

  • Networks and builds relationships with others.

  • Stays current on issues and resources in our community.

  • Promotes and supports member agencies’ activities.

  • Discusses, strategizes and acts on legislative happenings.

  • Provides professional development workshops.

Contact:

Kelly Clay

Community Liaison

(404) 508 – 7985

LiveHealthyDeKalb@gmail.com

https://www.dekalbhealth.net/office-of-chronic-disease-prevention/live-healthy-dekalb/

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DeKalb County Board of Health

445 Winn Way

Bohan Auditorium

Decatur, GA 30030

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