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Registration is now open for the Green Forum II: Healthy Communities, Healthy People

April 16, 2003

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Detroit Yacht Club

 

For more information and to register ONLINE visit: http://greenways.cfsem.org/events/index.html

 

The Surgeon General says walking and bicycling can yield substantial health benefits.  Learn how greenways provide opportunities for people to connect with each other and with their communities while improving their health.

 

Agenda

 

9:00 a.m.          Registration and Continental Breakfast

 

9:30 a.m.          The GreenWays Initiative: Activities and Accomplishments

 

10:00 a.m.         Mark Fenton, Physical Activity Program Manager,

                        University of North Carolina Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

                        Solving the Million Year Problem: Creating Healthier Communities

 

11:00 a.m.         Richard Killingsworth, Director

                        Active Living by Design National Program Office

                        Creating Activity-Friendly Places for Healthier People: Why Community Design is Important to Public Health

 

11:45 a.m.         Lunch will be provided

 

1:00 p.m.          Anita Twardesky, Chair, Downriver Linked Greenways Initiative

                        Director, City of Woodhaven Parks and Recreation

                        The Benefits of Community Partnerships

 

1:45 p.m.          Mark Fenton

                        Jumping Off Bridges and Other Practical Approaches to Healthy Communities

 

 

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Melissa Jean McMillan

GreenWays Initiative

Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan

333 W. Fort Street  Ste. 2010

Detroit, MI 48226

p: (313) 961-6675   f:(313) 961-2886

mmcmillan@cfsem.org

 

For information about the Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan, how to apply for a grant, or how to establish a fund, please call or visit our Web site at www.cfsem.org