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									                      Muskogee Wellness Initiative
                      November Meeting Agenda
                         January 20, 2012, 12:30 p.m.
                        Muskogee Regional Medical Center
                         Conference Room A (First Floor)

1)   Welcome and Introductions

2)   Discussion and approval of Nov. 18, 2011 meeting minutes

3)   Review and approval of the January financial report

4)   Review, discuss and take action, as appropriate, on committee reports.
        a. Workplace Wellness Committee
            Certified Healthy Designation: 36 organizations in Muskogee earned
               certified healthy designation, Awards banquet in Oklahoma City on
               March 1, possibility of group trip, media and ads promoting awards.
            Proposed Corporate Wellness Challenge: 12-week Spring into Health
               program, target 15+ organizations, track weight plus one other
               variable (produce consumed, minutes exercised, water intake,
               tobacco use), March 1 – May 24, Conducting pre-surveys to
               determine interest and need for incentives.
        b. Community Wellness Committee
            Annual Meeting / Mark Fenton, March 28 – 29: Proposed schedule
               would include an afternoon windshield tour with local advocates on
               March 28, and on March 29 a workplace wellness breakfast, school
               administrator event, public luncheon meeting, afternoon meeting
               with city leaders, elected officials, planning department, advocates.
            My Plate Cooking Demonstration: Proposed timing -- late spring,
               early summer, in conjunction with Muskogee Farmers’ Market
            River Country Water Park Family Night: Schedule in May for summer.
            Community Circles of Muskogee Meal: Contribute one or more healthy
               meals to the Community Circles of Muskogee program that works with
               people transitioning out of poverty. Include information on healthy
               eating, meal preparation and grocery shopping on a budget.
        c. Youth Wellness Committee
            PhotoVoice at Alice Robertson
            5210 Outreach to Physicians / Pediatricians
            Healthy Heroes Campaign: Media and awareness campaign that
               enlists local “heroes” to help promote the 5210 to school-aged kids.
            Possible Collaboration with Education Foundation
5)     Consider and take action on letters of support for Muskogee Parks and
       Recreation Department grant applications to fund the Robison Park Trail and
       an Honor Heights Park “Pathways for Play” project.

6)     Consider and take action, if necessary, sending an MWI contingent to the CDC’s
       2012 “Weight of the Nation” conference in Washington, D.C., May 7 – 9.
       According to the web site, the conference objectives are:
       •   Present policy, system and environmental approaches (PSE) that show
           promise or demonstrated success for improving population level health per
           nutrition, physical activity and obesity health indicators.
       •   Inform and engage policy makers on key obesity prevention priorities.
       •   Learn to more effectively coordinate with media especially on defining and
           portraying “health” as a normative component of one’s lifestyle.
       •   Increase the use of evaluation to develop and invest in impactful PSE
           approaches.

7)     Update from the Muskogee County Food and Fitness Initiative – Doug Walton

8)     Discussion and Consideration of Old Business:

9)     Discussion and Consideration of New Business: Recruitment of interns to assist
       with communication outreach

10)    Announcements and Upcoming Events: Next MWI committee meetings will be
       held Monday, January. 23 at 4 p.m. at Muskogee Public Library, Grant Foreman
       room on 2nd floor. The 2012 Be Active Health Show at Arrowhead Mall will take
       place on Saturday, Feb. 4th from 10 a.m. – 3p.m.

11)    Next MWI Board Meeting: Friday, March 16 at 12:30 p.m. at the Muskogee
       County Health Dept.

12)    Adjourn



In accordance with Section 311.11 of the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act, this hereby
gives the required 48-hour advance public notice of a Special Meeting of a Public Body.

								
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