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					                                                                                                                             Form Sent by Sarah Monje: 01/09/09
                                                                                                                                   Returned by Janine Sinno: / /
                                                               QUARTERLY REPORT
Quarter :                 First Quarter 2008-09
Date Due:                 July 15, 2009
Agency Name:               Ingham County Health Department
Program:                   Building Healthy Communities Grant
Lead Staff:               Janine Sinno, PhD Health Analyst
Budget:                   $44,857 (MDCH) + $75,576 (MNN) = $120,433

Goal 1: Facilitate coalition development and sustainability.

Objective 1: By Month date, 2009, ICHD will To ensure proper grant management, all proposed PEC and MNN project activities are implemented and plans for re-
applications are being developed.

Lead Staff: Janine Sinno and LeRoy Harvey

Budget: $6,000 + $10,000 + $2,832 for professional development and supplies.




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Key Strategies and Activities           Performance Indicators                 Quarter   Quarterly Update
Assessment
1. Work on applying PEC strategies to          Assessment completed           2-4       100% completed
other chronic disease projects.                                                          2) no update
                                                                                         3) -Did more online reading on evidence based strategies that we
                                                                                         could use in the future. Recruited an intern to help a local coalition
                                                                                         on finding good evidence based, measurable assessments/evaluation
                                                                                         of the monthly and winter warm up walks.
                                                                                         -Worked on three policy initiatives: 1) A resolution of support by
                                                                                         the Ingham County Board of Commissioners for Building healthy
                                                                                         Livable Communities. 2) A policy brief on food access in this
                                                                                         region; 3) supported the petition campaign for Complete Street in
                                                                                         Lansing.
2. Internal budget Professional                Attend a national Conference   2-3       1)In planning phase. Event scheduled February 24th, 2009
development travel $1,200; supplies             and hold BHC dialogues local             5:30-9pm.
1,300; overhead $332                            event.                                   Preparing for possible presentation to NACCHO Annual
                                                                                         conference

                                                                                         2) -Jessica Yorko and Andy Kilpatrick from the city of Lansing
                                                                                         were accepted to present for the walk bike Lansing project at the
                                                                                         NACCHO conference. Andy will be covered by the city and Jessica
                                                                                         will be reimbursed from this grant.

                                                                                             -    A Building Healthy Communities coalition meeting took
                                                                                                  place with dinner on February 24 and gathered some 60
                                                                                                  participants to discuss issues around 4 topics selected from
                                                                                                  previous forums: food access and food safety, water
                                                                                                  quality, air quality and transportation issues. The next step
                                                                                                  will be inviting experts from each of the topics to look into
                                                                                                  the issues raised in the round tables and how are they or
                                                                                                  should be addressed on the community. That meeting will
                                                                                                  take place over lunch on April 29th.
                                                                                         3) The trip to Orlando has been booked for the NACCHO
                                                                                         conference presentation ; total travel cost including registration,
                                                                                         lodging one night and plane fare, was $640.4 remaining travel:
                                                                                         $559.6
                                                                                         Coalition building meetings costs paid for Feb. 24 and April 29
                                                                                         meetings and other project supplies were $669 Remaining Supplies
                                                                                         budget $631
                                                                                         Some of the travel budget will be shifter to supplies and will be
                                                                                         spent on policy briefs materials developed as a result of the
                                                                                         dialogue.


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Key Strategies and Activities               Performance Indicators                    Quarter   Quarterly Update
Community
1. Work with each partner and with                 Work plans developed and          1         1) 100% completed- Worked with partners on developing their work
MDCH to develop a work plan.                        approved by MDCH.                           plans for the year.
                                                                                                2) A couple updates were requested for the SLCDA Social
                                                                                                Marketing campaign workplan in a meeting on April 3rd, 09.
                                                                                                3) Some
2. Ensure participation of partners in             Meeting minutes and progress      1-4       1)Meetings have been scheduled to coincide with turning in the
monthly meeting with project manager.               in plans.                                   monthly financial FSNE papers and with the walking and biking
                                                                                                Task Force meeting; and so far 2 meetings were held with partners.
                                                                                                2) No updates- partners have been turning in their reports on time
                                                                                                every month.
                                                                                                3)Partners have kept their monthly meetings.
3. Ensure participation of partners in             Meeting minutes and progress      1-4       1) The partners have attended the first quarterly coalition meeting
Land Use and Health Resource Team                   in plans.                                   with the LUHRT and presented their workplans to the larger group
meetings in November 08, February,                                                              of partners. The next meeting will be February 17 th.
May, August, 09.                                                                                2) Partners have attended the second quarter meeting on 2/17
                                                                                                3) The May meeting with LUHRT was skipped because partners
                                                                                                were deeply involved in planning their summer projects. The next
                                                                                                meeting will be in August.
  4. Participate in neighborhood level             Meeting minutes and progress      1-4       1) So far we have participated in neighborhood levels workplan
  meetings/events/activities.                       in plans, media reports, policy             development meetings.
                                                    decisions.                                  2) Participated in a SMC meeting as well as in walk bike Lansing
                                                                                                meetings in February and March.
                                                                                                3) Participated in the South side farmers market on June 27.
                                                                                                Provide continuous link between the garden project and the Iraqi
                                                                                                community who was part of the SMC.

Key Strategies and Activities               Performance Indicators                    Quarter   Quarterly Update
Promotion and Marketing
1. Present project in local, regional or           Power point presentations from    3,4       1)Plans are underway for doing that in Summer 2008
state settings.                                     meetings.                                   2) in development phase
                                                                                                3) Presented the project to the Healthy Lifestyle Committee for the
                                                                                                Capital Area Health Alliance, May 13th and to an MDCH training
                                                                                                in Brighton, Michigan. June 9th.
2. Prepare and distribute monthly updates          Website updates.                  1-4       1) www.re-news.net/mocth is being updated every month.
to all coalition members.                                                                       2) Updates on the site were interrupted as of January as coalition
                                                                                                members requested more focus on the calendar and mapping instead
                                                                                                of online updates. Coalition updates from progress reports would be
                                                                                                posted instead on a quarterly basis.
                                                                                                3) Quarterly reports updates posted on line.


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3. Develop, maintain, and distribute            Calendar web hits and            1-4       1) The calendar is up and running and include a number of projects
Healthy Community Calendar.                      integration with other groups’             around healthier communities events in the tri-county area.
                                                 calendars.                                 http://www.re-news.net/whatsup/index.htm
                                                                                            2) New events are being added. The site needs promotion.
                                                                                            3) -Healthy Community Calendar now linked to
                                                                                            http://www.healthyandfitmagazine.com/calendar/
                                                                                            -Provided training on how to use and update the calendar to
                                                                                            Community Partners in Health coalition coordinator Alicia
                                                                                            Armstrong in Play Makers.

Key Strategies and Activities            Performance Indicators                   Quarter   Quarterly Update
Evaluation and Surveillance
1. Monthly reports from meetings with           Meeting minutes and progress     1, 4      1) Done
partners.                                        in plans.                                  2) Just meeting notes are taken and kept for future reference
                                                                                            3) Just meeting notes are taken and kept for future reference
2. Monthly meetings with MDCH.                  Meeting minutes and follow up    1-4       1) Done
                                                 plans.                                     2) Done
                                                                                            3) Participate in conference calls on April 16, May 21 and June 18
3. Monthly FSNE financial reports to            Timely submission of complete    1-4       1) Done
MDCH-MSUE.                                       Financial reports.                         2) Done
                                                                                            3) done on May 11, June 8. Checked about status of the MNN
                                                                                            reimbursement process; submitted revised MNN forms for Feb,
                                                                                            March , April 2009.
4. Quarterly reports to MDCH.                   Timely submission of complete    1-4       1) Completed
                                                 quarterly reports.                         2) Submitted April 15th
                                                                                            3) Submitted July 6, 2009
5. Planning and writing time for re-            Timely submission of complete    2         1) Plans are underway for doing that
application grant proposal.                      re-application.                            2) MNN reapplication submitted. PEC BHC workplans are being
                                                                                            worked on and due April 1.
                                                                                            3)Submitted the BHC PEC application in May, 2009
6. Training /professional development.          Participation record.            1, 2      1) All partners participated in the first training held in December.
                                                                                            2) All partners participated in the March MDCH trainings.
                                                                                            3) Attended Julian Reed conference call for SOPARC evaluation
7. Conduct SOPARC Evaluation.                   Completed SOPARC evaluation      1-4       1) Plans for SOPARC evaluation in Srping and Summer 09, are
                                                 forms.                                     being discussed with SLCDA.
                                                                                            2) SLCDA will do those in May 09
                                                                                            3) Made sure that SOPARC observations were made in May for the
                                                                                            first time and will be repeated in August.
8. Conduct Farmers’ Market Evaluation.          Completed Farmers’ Market        4         1) Plans are underway for doing that in Summer 2008.
                                                 Evaluation forms.                          2) SLCDA staff attended the training for that and will do those in
                                                                                            the summer.
                                                                                            3) it will be done monthly over the summer on the 3 rd Saturday of
                                                                                            each month, and has started in June 19.

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9. School Gardens Evaluation.                      Completed School Garden            4           1) Plans are underway for doing that in Summer 2008.
                                                    Evaluation forms.                              2) NWI staff attended the training and will do the evaluation in the
                                                                                                   summer.
                                                                                                   3) Helped NWI get clarifications from MDCH regarding the garden
                                                                                                   project evaluation plan.
10. Complete the Promoting Active                  PAC score and copy of              4           1)Plans are underway for doing that in Summer 2008
Communities Assessment.                             submission screen.                             2) MMEAC will help in redoing that unless they change their plans.
                                                                                                   3) MMEAC will not be able to fulfill this plan this summer as they
                                                                                                   have spent too many hours on Complete Street.




Goal 2: Increased levels of physical activity and consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables among residents in South Lansing.

Objective: 1. By September 30, 2009, complete a social marketing intervention to increase healthy eating and physical activity by completing phases 1-6 of developing a
social marketing intervention as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Agency Name: South Lansing Community Development Association
Lead Staff: Kathie Dunbar
Budget: $23,675 ($22,175 MNN, $1,500 PEC)




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Key Strategies and Activities                       Performance Indicators               Quarter   Quarterly Update
Assessment
                                                                                         1-2       1) Problem Description 100% completed- See attached document.

Phase 1: Problem Description Step 1: Define                                                        We researched data collected on physical activities and fresh food
Problem                                                                                            consumption in South Lansing using BRFSS.
                                                    Draft of problem description.
Review existing research and data on health                                                        Checklist:
indicators in South Lansing, with attention to      Completed Checklist for problem                http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/socialmarketing/training/pdf/course/
factors (access, policy, education, or behavioral   description (CDC web tool).                    Problem_Description_1.pdf
issues) that may contribute to negative                                                            2) 100% completed
outcomes
                                                                                                   Draft completed and shared with MDCH partners in February.
                                                                                                   3) 3)No Update
                                                                                         1-2       1) 100% completed
                                                                                                   FSNE eligible, and focusing on groups not covered in BRFS
Phase 1: Problem Description Step 2: Identify                                                      Youth, Elderly, Refugees
Target Audience                                                                                    Schools, neighborhood meetings, senior centers, senior housings,
                                                    List of broad target audiences and
                                                                                                   refugee housing
                                                    secondary audiences.
Determine criteria for selection and identify
target and secondary audiences                                                                     2) 100% completed
                                                                                                   List completed
                                                                                                   3) No Update
                                                                                         1-2       1)100% completed
                                                                                                   Park usage, recreational barriers, eating habits, purchasing patterns of
Phase 1: Problem Description Step 3: Identify
                                                                                                   fresh food
Behavior(s) to Change
                                                    List of behaviors likely to be
                                                    influenced by intervention                     2) 100% completed
Identify behaviors that provide a promising
                                                                                                   List of barriers completed in regards to
basis for intervention
                                                                                                   Park usage, recreational barriers, eating habits
                                                                                                   3) List complete.
                                                                                         1-2       1) 50% completed
Phase 1: Problem Description Step 4: Strategies
                                                    Models of behavior change that                 Case studies from CDC website, Research of behavior model theories
for Change
                                                    may apply, best practices and                  ex) stages of change model, health belief model, social cognitive model
                                                    lessons learned from similar                   2) 100% completed
Review behavior change theories and
                                                    programs.                                      Compiled on attached sheet.
intervention strategies.
                                                                                                   3) No Update.
                                                                                         1-2       1)    75% completed
                                                                                                   We have identified youth, elderly, and refugees as audiences because
                                                                                                   current research has not covered these populations in South Lansing.

                                                                                                   2) 100% completed
                                                                                                   Based on feedback, further exploration of social marketing strategies,
                                                                                                   we have decided to target refugee populations in South Lansing and
                                                    Information gaps identified.
Phase 2: Formative Research                                                                        Elderly.
Step 1: Analyze Information Gaps
                                                    Audience segments identified and
                                                                                                   3) No further updates.
                                                    described.
Identify gaps in information regarding the
problem, target audience, behaviors, and                                                                                                               Page 6 of 32
strategies
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Phase 2: Formative Research                                                       1-2   1)     10% completed
Step 2: Write Research Questions                                                        2) 100% completed Written Design
                                                                                        Designed using CDC information and direction from group liaisons that
                                                     Research design complete.
Design research questions that fill information                                         know the population well. Received liaison’s approval of
gaps and guide data collection                                                          appropriateness. Attached in Q2 update.
                                                                                        3) No further updates
                                                                                             1) 100% complete : We have discussed with our chosen facilitator
Phase 2: Formative Research
                                                                                                  and opted to use facilitated discussion groups with informal
Step 3: Choose Data Collection Method(s)
                                                     Collection methods                          survey techniques (story telling, charts, visuals)
Analyze strengths and weaknesses of using
                                                      chosen.                                2) Reviewed and revised questions based on population liaisons
focus groups, face-to-face interviews, surveys,
                                                                                                  and MDCH feedback.
or other tools for collecting data
                                                                                             3) No updates
Phase 2: Formative Research                                                       1-2   1)     15% completed
Step 4: Develop Research Instruments                                                    Pretest of the focus questions was done by discussing focus group
                                                                                        questions with community advocates and made the changes to the initial
Design and pretest research instruments that                                            questions as recommended. Also the facilitator is experienced in field
measure health indicators (weight, level of                                             and has previously worked with similar tools.
physical activity, nutrition, etc.) and factors                                         For youth-allotted classroom time to chat with students about issues in
(knowledge, perceptions, motivations) that           Facilitated discussion            their control that could affect lifestyle choices, eating habits, and physical
positively or negatively influence health             group questions and               activity. Then use personal drawings and/or magazines pictures to
behaviors                                             individual surveys                symbolize attributions to/barriers of healthy choices.
                                                      developed.                        2) 100% completed
                                                                                        Broad questions chosen for the facilitated discussion (included in
                                                                                        attached word doc in Q2 update)
                                                                                        3) Discussion completed, decided to adequately test intervention, written
                                                                                        pre and post test needed. Developed pre/post (process of collecting
                                                                                        survey) ; consulting with ICHD and MDCH partners for questions.
                                                                                        Survey questions attached.
                                                     Screening questions         1-2   1)     50% completed
                                                      completed, 8 meetings             4 middle schools identified
Phase 2: Formative Research                           scheduled, incentives             2 senior housing projects identified
Step 5: Recruit Participants                          identified                        1 refugee housing identified
                                                                                        2) 50% completed
Develop an appropriate screening tool for                                               We have decided to eliminate youth component because of lack of time
individual surveys, identify at least 8                                                 and resources earlier in the project. Following the Social Marketing
neighborhood or community organizations                                                 training we learned that within a 12 month cycle we need to focus on one
serving FSNE eligible residents who will host                                           or maximum 2 different population subgroups and not more. Since we
a facilitated dialogue regarding health                                                 had already completed the focus groups with refugees and senior citizens
indicators, and determine what incentives will                                          but had not started working with the youth, we decided to eliminate the
encourage participation                                                                 youth subgroup.
                                                                                        So far, 3 meetings have been accomplished and further scheduling is in
                                                                                        the works.
                                                                                        3) Completed participants recruiting.

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                                                                                  1-3   1) Currently being scheduled.
Phase 2: Formative Research                                                             2) Survey monkey distributed and 68 responses collected (low
Step 6: Collect Data                                                                    response taken into consideration when deciding on collection
                                                                                        methods for other research) Population who did not have internet
                                              Number of surveys collected.
Conduct online and face-to-face health                                                  access were accessed through the discussion groups, and through
indicator surveys with residents in 8                                                   door to doo surveys to be done in July.
FSNE eligible neighborhoods.                                                            3) No update

                                                                                  1-3   1) no update
Phase 2: Formative Research
Step 6: Collect Data                                                                    2) 2 Refugee and 1 elderly discussion meetings conducted. Enough
                                              Attendance sheets from                   information has been accumulated through these meetings and other
                                               meetings, notes from facilitated         research that facilitated meetings are no longer necessary (facilitator
Facilitate focus groups with target
                                               dialogues                                position has been eliminated in our budget).
audiences in 8 FSNE eligible
neighborhoods.                                                                          3) No change, decision to meet as a follow-up made with MDCH
                                                                                        suggestion, for mid-July.
                                              Observations recorded on                 1 & 2)     no update
Phase 2: Formative Research
                                               surveys                                  SOPARC to be conducted third week in April
Step 6: Collect Data
                                                                                        3) SOPARC conducted in May based on MDCH request for pre-
                                                                                        test. Only observations were made, we did not have responses for
SOPARC Assessment of park usage
                                                                                        intercept surveys, we hope that the post test in August will reveal
prior to and after implementation of a
                                                                                        more participation.
social marketing program.
                                              Summaries (written and             3-4   1) no update
Phase 2: Formative Research                    graphic) of survey, focus group,         2) Summaries of discussion groups with population and population
Step 7: Analyze & Report Data                  and SOPARC findings,                     liaisons compiled.
                                               including analysis of respondent         3) SOPARC pre-test completed and sent for analysis.
Analyze and summarize findings from            behaviors, perceptions,                  -Also, a pre/post test has been designed to be distributed July 1 to
surveys, focus groups, and SOPARC              motivators, and barriers to              determine effectiveness of campaign.
                                               healthy living
Meet with Health Initiatives Coordinator                                          1-4   1)25% complete
                                              Program oversight and follow
and Facilitator weekly, supervise all                                                   2) 50% complete
                                               through
phases of assessment, intervention,                                                     3)75% complete
promotion, evaluation, and reporting




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Key Strategies and Activities                 Performance Indicators                         Quarter   Quarterly Update
Community
Based on primary and secondary                Written description of target audience:        2-3       1) No update
evidence, determine which target and          characteristics, current behaviors, barriers                 2) Attached description of groups completed
secondary audience segments are               to healthy behavior, perceptions,                            3) Elderly and Refugees who live in subsidized housing
candidates for successful behavioral          preferred method of receiving                                    facility, cook own food, option to garden
intervention                                  information

Identify a relevant behavior and a            Written summary of behavior to be              2-3       1) No update
feasible behavioral objective (nutrition or   addressed and objective for successful                   2) Behavior to be addressed “Increased consumption of fruits and
physical activity) for the target audience    intervention                                             vegetables”. Objectives for success in process (planning in process
to address                                                                                             and scheduled to be confirmed by target populations)
                                                                                                       3) Objective- Increased consumption of fruits and vegetables and
                                                                                                       knowledge of health benefits among refugees and seniors.

Based on primary and secondary                Attendance sheets from partner                 2-3       1) No update
evidence, identify environmental and          meetings, phone logs, list of partners,                  2) Meeting minutes from liaison meetings compiled, St. Vincent’s
policy factors that influence health          report with recommendations and                          emails filed
outcomes and identify the appropriate         potential roles for partners                             3) Communication with partners and population continues. Kathie
entity with authority over these factors.                                                              has been talking with Dean Trailways to make fruits and vegetables
                                                                                                       more accessible for elderly. Communication with residential
                                                                                                       management where seniors and refugees live has led to policy
                                                                                                       change, allowing space for growing gardens in both of these places.
Develop messages, materials, and              Compiled materials                             2         1) No update
activities that address “costs” and                                                                    2) Documents and messages being compiled from Minnesota
encourage behavioral change. Assemble                                                                  International Health Volunteers (video series for refugees in several
materials including facts and statistics on                                                            languages), MSU extension, ICHD, MDCH
health indicators, including real vs.                                                                  3) Documents continue to be compiled to use on display board from
perceived barriers and costs, and benefits                                                             internet resources, MSU Extension and from STVCC refugee health
of desired behaviors (competition &                                                                    coordinator. Poster with our logo is almost complete (3rd edit)
exchange) for distribution to target                                                                   All messages are being sent to MDCH MNN liaison for approval
audience and community at-large                                                                        ahead of printing.

Based on feedback during focus groups         Activities chosen                              2-3       1) No update
and behavioral objectives identified in                                                                2) In process, activities listed and needing confirmation by target
phase 3, develop specific interventions                                                                population.
for target audience                                                                                    3) Specific interventions chosen, display board with resources and
                                                                                                       information to be shared, recipes and samples distributed. Lack of
                                                                                                       information about South Lansing and how to make good decisions
                                                                                                       in a changed environment (elderly in new facility, refugee in new
                                                                                                       climate and country) Through this interaction, may learn even more
                                                                                                       ways to be of help for health promotion

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 Use SMART format to write short and        Intervention Objectives written           2-3       1) No update
     long-term outcome objectives                                                               2)To be determined after activity is chosen
                                                                                                     3) \Objectives written:
                                                                                                1. After resource day at community center in housing complex with
                                                                                                food samples and information sharing, population will feel more in
                                                                                                control of health outcomes and would have learned at least one new
                                                                                                way to incorporate fruit and vegetables in their diet.
                                                                                                2. By the end of summer, refugee and senior community will benefit
                                                                                                from healthy social networking and close access to fresh produce
                                                                                                due to community garden. Partnership with Garden Project and
                                                                                                apartment facility management has leads to policy change for
                                                                                                community gardening.
Identify and meet with current and          Detailed intervention plans               2-3       1) No update
potential partners to review findings and                                                       2) To be completed with target audiences
assess collaborative opportunities for                                                          3)Met with St. Vincents Refugee Health, Family & Community
interventions                                                                                   development Services staff, and the Ingham County Garden Project
                                                                                                staff, Summer Place Management, Southbrook villa, MSU
                                                                                                extension for potential collaboration on projects that address SMC
                                                                                                findings and use of materials.

Implement interventions identified by       Pilot intervention(s). At Davis Park,     4         1 & 2) no update
community members, including Davis          number of participants in each session              3)Intervention set for a display board to be set up at facility
Park Walking Program.                       and in overall program.                             community rooms (3 elderly, 1-2 refugee) with poster designed by
                                                                                                SLCDA promoting fruit and vegetables, also have materials from
                                                                                                MSU extension, More Matters Campaign, etc, distribute samples
                                                                                                and recipes, and discuss health alternatives in South Lansing
                                                                                                Also gardens at each facility have been started and project supplies
                                                                                                provided from the Garden Project, SLCDA, and community
                                                                                                volunteers.
Meet with Health Initiatives Coordinator    Program oversight and follow through      1-4       1) 25% complete.
and Facilitator weekly, supervise all
phases of assessment, intervention,                                                             2) 50% complete
promotion, evaluation, and reporting                                                            3) 75% Continuous collaboration from HIC, staff, Director, partners

Key Strategies and Activities               Performance Indicators                    Quarter   Quarterly Update
Promotion and Marketing
Compile and update listserv of target                                                 1-4       1) 15% completed
audience members from focus groups,
                                               Current list of contacts with email.
neighborhood meetings, etc.                                                                     2) Up to date contacts recorded and filed in database.
                                                                                                3) List of partners and contact info made and continues to grow
Send weekly email updates and                                                         3-4       1) no update
                                             Copies of weekly updates and number
reminders on issues relevant to target                                                          2) no update
                                                            sent.
audience segments.                                                                              3) NO update due to lack of email for many refugees and elderly

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                                                                                               Communication continues between partners verbally and face to
                                                                                               face.

 Research & write 6 newsletter articles                                              1-4       1) 25% completed
  promoting active living, announcing
 outcomes of community meetings, and         2,000 hard-copy newsletters per issue             2) 50% complete
   advertising any interventions (e.g.,         reaching FSNE eligible readers.                3) Newsletter to be distributed first week in July, article on Ben
walking programs) that result from focus                                                       Davis Park, walking opportunities, gardening opportunities, etc
                 groups.
                                                                                     1-4       1) 15% completed
  Update active living page on SLCDA                                                           2) Technical problems, work in progress
                                                  Screen shots of web pages.
                website.                                                                       3) Work on hold due to staff shortage


                                                                                     3-4       1) no update
   Create press releases to promote
 neighborhood level health advocacy,                                                               2) no update
                                                     Copy of any releases.
 outcomes based on interventions (e.g.                                                             3) Press Release for walk in our community series (walk/bike
       Learn While You Burn).                                                                         Lansing). Grand Opening of Benjamin Davis Walking
                                                                                                      Trail to be held in July


Key Strategies and Activities               Performance Indicators                   Quarter   Quarterly Update
Evaluation and Surveillance
 Hold one general community follow-up       Meeting notes and agenda                 2-3       1) no update
 meeting to validate findings with target                                                      2) meeting to be scheduled once all materials have been chosen to
 audience, discuss behavioral objectives,                                                      present with
options for intervention, adoption of one                                                      3) Meeting to be conducted with small group to see how well
    intervention, and identification of                                                        received the display board, hand-outs and samples will be in July.
  neighborhood-based health advocates
 who will be responsible for monitoring
                 progress.

      Facilitate three meetings with        Meeting notes and agenda                 2-4       1) no update
Neighborhood Health Advocates to share                                                         2) Phone calls with advocates in elderly and refugee community
    ideas, discuss progress on social                                                          (Lakesia Powell, Janine Sinno, Shirin Timms)
        marketing interventions.                                                               3) Continuous communication with representatives from the
                                                                                               populations and advocates and liaison support agencies.
Compile the intervention plan in one                                                 3         1) no update
logic model to describe it.                         Completed logic model.                     2) no update
                                                                                               3) not yet completed
Determine the purpose of the Evaluation                                              3         1) no update
                                                       Evaluation plan.
and choose potential questions                                                                 2) no update

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accordingly                                                                                       3) Decided with input from MDCH staff to conduct intervention to
                                                                                                  small sample population to be evaluated before reaching larger
                                                                                                  population. To be scheduled first of July
  Design and conduct post-intervention                                                 4          1) no update
    surveys to document impact of                                                                 2) Gleaning from Healthstyle (MDCH Cardiovascular health and
       interventions on behavior              Report on findings and conclusions                  nutrition self-test)
                                                                                                  3)Pre/Post test designed, to be distributed first of July with
                                                                                                  translation for refugee community, Post first of September
Complete reports for MNN and MCDH                  Completed Final Reports             1-4        1) 25% completed- Started gathering data for the MNN mid year
                                                                                                  report
                                                                                                  2) 50% complete
                                                                                                  3)75% Complete
Meet with Health Initiatives Coordinator                                                          1) 25% completed.
 and Facilitator weekly, supervise all                                                 1-4        2) 50% complete
                                                     Notes from meetings.
  phases of assessment, intervention,                                                             3) Facilitator no longer involved in project, constant communication
   promotion, evaluation, reporting                                                               exists now with HIC, Matt, and other community members.



Goal 3:
Objective 1: By September 30, 2009 South Lansing residents will increase their daily servings of fruits and vegetables by 50% due to Farmer’s Market.
Agency Name: South Lansing Community Development Association
Lead Staff: Kathie Dunbar
Budget: $21,450 ($11,925 MNN, $9,525 PEC)




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Key Strategies and Activities                Performance Indicators                       Quarter   Quarterly Update
Assessment
                                                                                          1-2       1) 50% completed visits and meetings with potential vendors;
                                                                                                    exceeded expectation. 6 Signed interest forms.

                                                                                                    2) 85% completed.
                                              Log of calls to farmers, visits to local              Contact list of vendors compiled (contacts made daily to recruit)
      Assess interest and encourage
                                                farms, and meetings with farmers.                   2 schools confirmed
participation of local farmers in vending
                                              Database of potential vendors, 4 letters              1 re-entry program confirmed
              at the market.
                                                    of interest from farmers.                       1 Ethnic Iraqi vendor almost confirmed (needs to know logistics)
                                                                                                    2 farmers confirmed
                                                                                                    1 Non-Produce Vendor (dips, salsa)
                                                                                                    3) On going process, talk to several a week still. Some
                                                                                                    commitments made by farmers and others still pending.
                                                                                          1-2       1) 50% completed. Still engaging local growers and community
                                              Logs of calls to growers (organizations               volunteers.
     Assess interest and encourage
                                             and individuals), attendance sheets from
  participation of current and potential
                                               meetings with growers, database of                        2) 20 Neighborhood association meetings attended, 1 church
community growers' and yard gardeners
                                               potential vendors and volunteers, 6                           conference, information distribution through Garden
 in vending and/or volunteering at the
                                                letters of intent from community                             Project
                 market.
                                                              growers.                                   3) 3) On going process, much talk at market with growers,
                                                                                                             through facebook and email
                                                                                          1-2       1) completed
     Create a pre-market formative
                                              Report detailing online and hard-copy                 2) 100% completed. Survey distributed to 20 neighborhood
 assessment survey (online and printed
                                              survey results and recommendations.                   associations, in newsletter, and email distribution
               versions).
                                                                                                    3)NO change
Distribute and collect surveys at 20 area                                                 1-2       1) 75% meetings scheduled.
neighborhood and community meetings          Attendance sheets from 20 meetings and                 2) 100% completed 20 Neighborhood association meetings attended
    to determine what amenities would             report detailing feedback and                     with feedback given and questions and concerns addressed
 attract prospective buyers to the market              recommendations.                             3) Continued communication through neighborhood groups, 100%
and encourage them to make a purchase.                                                              completed.
                                                                                          1         1) 100% completed- After surveying and discussions with South
                                                                                                    Lansing residents, Lansing Parks and Recreation director and staff,
Assess South Lansing for an appropriate                                                             and potential vendors-Benjamin Davis Park was chosen.
                                             Matrix of pros and cons for various sites.
             market site.                                                                           2) No update
                                                                                                    3) Benjamin Davis is great location, lots of car and foot traffic,
                                                                                                    people love the new paved path and have had great feedback.
                                                                                          1         1) 70% completed.
     Determine all applicable permit           A document with all regulations for                  2) Finalizing on April 16 with Murdock Jemerson, Lansing Parks
 requirements for market site and health        inclusion in vendor materials and                   and Recreation Director
   department regulations for vendors.               SLCDA market guide.                            3) Permit finalized with parks, Heath Dept. contacted, no further
                                                                                                    permit needed for market.
 Meet with potential partners to assess      Attendance sheets from partner meetings,     1-2       1) 95% complete
 collaborative opportunities for market          phone logs, list of partners, report               2) 95% completed, continually updated
             implementation.                     detailing recommendations/roles.                   3) Ongoing communication with partners and community members.
Facilitate an informational meeting with                                                  2         1) no update
potential vendors to share results of pre-                                                          2) Emailed applications and vendor guidelines to potential vendors
  market surveys, encourage and asses         Attendance sheet from vendor meeting,                 with results from survey.
product diversity, determine which days        completed vendor surveys and report                                                                      Page 14 of needs
                                                                                                    3) No change, continue to communicate community members32
and times allow maximum participation                detailing survey results.                      with vendors.
  of vendors, and get input on market
                guidelines.
Key Strategies and Activities               Performance Indicators                      Quarter   Quarterly Update
Community
                                                                                        2         1) No update
                                               Agreement from Lansing Parks &
                                                                                                  2) Finalizing on April 16th with Mr. Jemerson for Benjamin Davis
  Finalize location of farmers market.       Recreation/Lansing School District for
                                                                                                  Park
                                                             site.
                                                                                                  3) No update
  Develop templates for market forms,                                                   2         1) no update
 applications, sign-up sheets, and other                                                          2) Vendor guidelines and applications completed
                                                    SLCDA market manual.
 materials. Create and update a master                                                            3) Market guide well received, sign-up sheets get signed, recipes
            market manual.                                                                        distributed, etc
    Assemble a vendor packet with                                                       2         1)no update
                                            Completed vendor packets with market
 guidelines and procedures and weekly                                                             2) market guidelines complete
                                             guidelines and weekly tracking forms.
   tracking forms for produce sales.                                                              3) Completed and well received (see attached)
                                                                                        2         1) no update
  Purchase and distribute materials for
                                                                                                  2) no update
  community growers to measure and                   Receipt for containers.
                                                                                                  3) Not necessary, have purchased market supplies not accounted for
         display their produce.
                                                                                                  on workplan-extension cord, phone line, money boxes, folders, etc
 Hold 2 vendor meetings. First in March                                                 2 and 4   1) no update
 to distribute vendor packets with market                                                         2) reschedule for May
                                             Meeting agendas and notes, attendance
   guidelines and procedures for market                                                           3) Meeting was held morning of first market, continued training as
                                                sheets, report from final survey
  tokens, EBT and Project Fresh - Senior                                                          needed to vendors as they agree to sell
                                                          assessment .
and WIC, and second in October for final
             survey assessment.
 Create a large display and brochures for                                               2         1) no update
    EBT, Project Fresh, and credit card
     customers that clearly explain the      Photo of display, completed brochure.                2) no update (to be completed with help from EBT processor)
     process for using each method of                                                             3) EBT and Credit Card accepted signs made and displayed at
           payment at the market.                                                                 “market bank”
                                                                                        1-4       1) 50% completed.
                                             List of 6 committed volunteers, weekly               More to sign up as neighborhood meetings are scheduled.
Recruit volunteers to assist with market,
                                            sign-in sheets with volunteers scheduled                  2) 4 committed volunteers
            manage weekly.
                                                         for assignments.                             3) Recruitment done continuously at market and
                                                                                                           neighborhood meetings, facebook, etc
                                                                                        3         1) no update
  Host a training session to familiarize       Agenda and attendance sheet from
                                                                                                  2) no update
  volunteers with market procedures.                   training session.
                                                                                                  3) Done at each market depending on return rate of volunteers
                                                                                        3-4       1) no update
 Get weekly feedback from volunteers                                                              2) no update
                                                    Notes from discussions.
        during market season.                                                                     3) Notes compiled from volunteers, vendors, and customers each
                                                                                                  week.
 Recruit and schedule weekly exhibitors     Exhibitors featured on press releases and   2-4       1) no update
     to have food tastings, cooking              other promotional materials.

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      demonstrations, and nutrition                                                               2) communications with MSUE and Garden Project have started
       information at each market.                                                                3) MSU Extension, Walk Bike Lansing/Smart Commute have
                                                                                                  displayed so far. Scheduled- BWL, Healthy Homes Asthma, MSU
                                                                                                  extension, Tri-County Office on Aging, Parks and Rec, etc
                                                                                        2         1) no update
Research, purchase, and set up Electronic                                                         2) communication and application has been submitted, waiting for
                                               Receipt for EBT machine and related
  Benefits Transfer (EBT) machine for                                                             approval
                                                            materials.
                market.                                                                           3) EBT and Credit Card Transaction can be made at market, use
                                                                                                  market token system, well received
                                                                                        3-4       1)    no update
 Monthly licensing and service fees for
                                                                                                  2)    no update
 EBT and POS machines during market                            Receipt
                                                                                                  3) Completed and budgeted. Directly deposited weekly, checks
                season.
                                                                                                  processed to vendors weekly.
                                                                                        3-4       1)    no update
   Process paperwork for Project Fresh,
                                                                                                  2)    application to be filled
tally eligible sales, reimburse vendors for            Paperwork completed.
                                                                                                  3) Project FRESH application completed, training completed, ready
            coupons redeemed.
                                                                                                  to accept coupons.
                                                                                        3-4       1 & 2) No update
                                                                                                  3) Farmers Market started June 6, Every Saturday June- September,
  Hold 16 4-hour farm markets with at          Weekly tracking sheets for 16 market
                                                                                                  10-2. Vendors have had varied products including strawberries,
       least four vendors at each.                          sessions
                                                                                                  many greens, lettuce, radish, beets, plants-vegetable and flower,
                                                                                                  eggs, honey, rhubarb, etc

Key Strategies and Activities                 Performance Indicators                    Quarter   Quarterly Update
Promotion and Marketing
                                                                                        2         1) Client meeting set for January 30.
                                                                                                  Everett Graphic Design class/club has agreed to work with us to
                                                                                                  design our logo as class project. This will be a community engaging
 Design logo for the farmers' market to         Invoice from Graphic Designer, logo
                                                                                                  process that will increase the sense of ownership of this project
  brand it on promotional materials.                        developed.
                                                                                                  among residents, at a lesser cost.
                                                                                                  2) SLCDA staff analyzing and deciding by April 30 th to go to print
                                                                                                  3) Opted to go with simple design until better art option.
                                                                                        1-4       1) 25% completed.
Compile and update listserv of interested                                                         2) List grows weekly
  market patrons from focus groups,              Current list of contacts with email.             3)Sign-up sheet at market has accumulated over 100 people
    neighborhood meetings, etc.                                                                   receiving weekly email reminders about what will be at the market
                                                                                                  and how they can use it.
                                                                                        2-4       1) no update
     Send weekly email updates and
                                               Copies of weekly updates and number
   reminders on issues relevant to the                                                            2) Will begin June 1st.
                                                              sent.
           farmers market.                                                                        3)Sent every Thursday evening

 Research & write 6 newsletter articles        2,000 hard-copy newsletters per issue    1-4       1) 25% completed.

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  and 6 recipes for promotion of healthy          reaching FSNE eligible readers.
    eating, tips for eating healthy on a                                                           2) 50% completed
limited budget, and create/update farmers                                                          3) Newsletter for July being compiled. Used one article from MSU
          market advertisements.                                                                   extension
                                                        Screen shots of pages.               3-4   1)    no update
   Update food and nutrition page on
                                                                                                   2) Save the date cards made with seasonal recipes, website in
 SLCDA website during market season
                                                                                                   progress, waiting on logo and closer date to market to distribute
  with weekly offerings at the market,
                                                                                                   3) Website on hold due to lack of staff. Weekly email instead for
  seasonal recipes, and tips for healthy
                                                                                                   now.
                 eating.
                                                          Materials created.                 2-4   1) no update
 Design and print promotional posters &                                                            2) Waiting on logo
flyers, save the date cards (with different                                                        3)Save the date cards MNN approved and distributed, flyers MNN
           recipes on the back).                                                                   approved distributed, new recipe MNN approved and each week
                                                                                                   distributed , Michigan produce availability guide distributed
                                                 Photo of materials visible at key           2-4   1) no update
 Distribute promotional posters & flyers
                                                 locations (Health Dept., Library,                 2) To print closer to market date
 at key locations before and during the
                                              Community Centers, housing complexes                 3) Posters MNN approved and distributed all over South Lansing
              market season.
                                               with Food Stamp Eligible residents).                businesses and public places.
                                                   Number of cards distributed.              2-4   1) 25% meetings scheduled.
Attend 40 surrounding neighborhood and                                                             Decided to take a “dot survey” to each meeting to visualize the
 community meetings before and during                                                              servings of fruit and vegetables consumed in South Lansing-pre and
the market season to promote the market                                                            post market.
and distribute save the date cards to Food                                                         2) 20 neighborhood meetings attended with promotion for market.
         Stamp eligible residents.                                                                 Plan to attend during market for more promotion and feedback.
                                                                                                   3) No other update
                                                                                             2-4   1) no update
  Create and disseminate weekly Press
                                              Copies of press releases, distribution list.         2) to print closer to market date
    Releases during market season.
                                                                                                   3)Press release distributed to local media (TV, radio, newspaper)
                                                                                             2     1) no update

                                                                                                   2) researched best prices and decided on vendor for banners, waiting
                                                                                                   for logo decision to go to printing with layout
 Design and purchase at least 4 banners       Receipt for banners and signs, pictures of
                                                                                                    2) collaboration with other Ingham County markets that offer EBT
  and at least 50 yard signs for weekly       banners and signs at various locations in
                                                                                                   sales to produce a banner and flyers to be at DHS where residents
                promotion.                                 South Lansing.
                                                                                                   apply and come in for questions
                                                                                                   3) 2 single sided, 6 double sided banners ordered and displayed on
                                                                                                   high traffic roadways. Well received, abundance of feedback from
                                                                                                   them. 20 Yard signs distributed in local neghborhoods
                                                                                             3-4   1) no update
  Coordinate volunteer placement and            Map with sign and banner locations                 2) no update
 pick-up banners and signs each week.                        marked.                               3) Completed, banners to be left up throughout the season with
                                                                                                   maintenance as needed.

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    Purchase materials and build 10                                                   2           1) no update
                                               Receipt for materials, 10 finished
  sandwich boards to promote weekly                                                                   2) 10 sandwich boards made by volunteers and painted
                                                       sandwich boards.
 offerings/specials for market vendors.                                                               3) Sandwich boards completed and used at markets thus far.

Key Strategies and Activities               Performance Indicators                    Quarter     Quarterly Update
Evaluation and Surveillance
Complete MNN and MDCH reports               Completed reports                         1-4         1) 25% completed.
                                                                                                  2) 50% completed
                                                                                                  3) 75% Completed
  Implement MDCH Farmers’ Market                                                      3-4         1) no update
Evaluation Protocol (including collecting       Summary Sheet completed for all                   2) no update
  Summary information at all farmers’        farmers’ markets. Completed intercept                3) Evaluation completed by 25 customers on June 20 and the
  markets and set number of intercept          surveys (number TBD by MDCH).                      intention is to do another one in the 3rd Saturday of July. Analysis to
    surveys as defined by MDCH).                                                                  be done in Aug and September.




Goal 4: Increase fruits and vegetables availability and consumption among residents of Northwest Lansing.

        Objective 1a: By September 30th 2009, the 50% of students who complete pre and post measures in Riddle and Mid-Michigan Academy schools will increase
        the overall consumption of fruits and vegetables by 1 serving per day.

        Objective 1b: By September 30th 2009, 50% of students who complete pre and post measures will be able to identify foods and have knowledge about foods in
        each of the USDA Food Pyramid categories.

Agency Name: NorthWest Initiative
Lead Staff: Joy Baldwin

Key Strategies and Activities               Performance Indicators                    Quarter     Quarterly Update
Community
1. Provide 19 classrooms with 45-minute            Number of students:               1-4         Currently 19 classes grades K-8, 363 students’ total.
nutrition education sessions for 36 weeks           Determined by class
(684 classes total).                                lists/attendance records                      (1) 15 45 minute session weekly visits to the 19 classes above.

                                                   Number of classroom visits:                   (2) 10 45minute session weekly visits to the 19 classes above
                                                    Weekly visits for 9 months = 36
                                                    weeks x .75 hour                              (2) Started third school; Cavanaugh Elementary
                                                                                                      250 students (10 classrooms) visited for one hour a month
                                                   Completed Activity Log

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                                                                                            View attached Activity Log for listing of activities completed to
                                                                                            date.

                                                                                            (3) 10 45minute session weekly visits to the 19 classes at Riddle
                                                                                            and MMLA (350 students) + 3 one hour sessions at Cavanaugh
                                                                                            Elementary (250 students)

                                                                                            View attached Activity Log for listing of activities completed to
                                                                                            date.


2. Students will grow their own food in       Number of students:                1, 2, 4   (1,2) Number of students and classroom visits included above.
the school garden.                             Determined by class
                                               lists/attendance records                     (1) Riddle Harvested 8.46 lbs of tomatoes, 8.898 lbs of cherry and
                                                                                            pear tomatoes and 8.1 lbs of radishes. Fresh mint, beans and chives
                                              Number of classroom visits:                  were also sampled directly off the vine (not weighed).
                                               Weekly visits for 9 months = 36
                                               weeks x .75 hour average                         (1) MMLA harvested 2.422 lbs of cherry tomatoes, 9.391 lbs
                                                                                                    of green tomatoes and 4.88 lbs of full size red tomatoes.
                                              Completed Activity Log                               Fresh mint was also sampled directly from the vine by all
                                                                                                    students (not weighed).
                                              Harvest log: Number of pounds
                                               harvested and distributed from               (2) Gardens down for winter. No harvest log for second quarter.
                                               garden
                                                                                            (3) All three gardens fully planted and growing; we will begin
3. Students will prepare and eat              Number of students:                1, 2, 4   (1,2) Number of students and classroom visits included above.
nutritious food samples every other week       Determined by class
during classroom nutrition education           lists/attendance records                     (1,2, 3) View attached Activity Log and/or Student Survey Sample
sessions.                                                                                   Tracker for sample listing.
                                              Number of samples: Weekly
                                               visits for 9 months = 36 weeks /
                                               2 <we eat samples every other
                                               week> = 18 samples per student
                                               across 684 classes

                                              Completed Activity Log

  4. Host After School Garden Club.           Number of students:                1, 2, 4   (1,2) 10 students are enrolled in the after school garden club.
                                               Determined by garden club
                                               enrollment/attendance records                (1,2) The garden club meets for one hour each week.

                                              Number of times garden club                  (1) There were 14 garden club sessions in the first quarter.
                                               held: Weekly visits for 9
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                                                months = 36 weeks x 1 hour                 (2) There were 10 garden club session in the second quarter
                                                sessions
                                                                                           (3) There were 8 garden club session in the third quarter

                                                                                           (1,2),3 View attached After School Garden Club Summary for
                                                                                           activity details.

  5. Host Summer Garden Camp                   Number of students:              3         1, 2) no update
                                                Determined by garden camp
                                                enrollment/attendance records              (3) Enrollments are in:
                                                                                                  -11 students enrolled at MMLA
                                               Number of times camp sessions                     -15 students enrolled at Riddle Elementary
                                                held: Weekly visits for 3                         -35 students enrolled at Cavanaugh Elementary
                                                months = 12 weeks x 12 hours               I expect enrollment to rise throughout the summer.
                                                = 144 hours per enrollee
                                                                                           Summer Garden Camp times are as follows:
                                               Completed Activity Log                         -Riddle: TUE, THUR from 10:30-12:30
                                                                                               -MMLA: MON, WED from 12-3
                                                                                               -Cavanaugh: MON, WED 9-12

                                                                                           View attached activity log for activity details.

  6. Hold 4 Cooking Classes.                   Number of attendees:             1-4       (1) 13 adults and 7 children attended the 12/11 cooking class (one
                                                Determined by cooking class                class per quarter).
                                                attendance logs
                                                                                           (1) The class lasted for 1.5 hours.
                                               Number of time held: 1.5 hours
                                                quarterly                                  (1) Attendees prepared vegetable soup, four food group salads, no
                                                                                           bake cookies and trail mix.
                                               Number of samples:
                                                Total number of recipes                    (2) Cooking classes were not held in this quarter due to events,
                                                 prepared and sampled in                   grant applications and reports. I plan on holding two in the second
                                                classes                                    quarter to meet the 4 stated in this work plan.


Key Strategies and Activities           Performance Indicators                   Quarter   Quarterly Update
Promotion and Marketing
1. Produce the Green Thumb Gazette             Copies of completed              1-4       (1,2,3) View attached Green Thumb Gazette.
quarterly, a four- page school garden           newsletters.
newsletter with recipes and nutrition                                                      (1) The Green Thumb Gazette was distributed to 363 students 1
education                                      Number distributed:                        time this quarter.
                                                Total number distributed;
                                                currently 363 students per                 (2) The Green Thumb Gazette was distributed to 363 students 1

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                                                     quarter- summer numbers will             time this quarter.
                                                     differ
                                                                                              (3) The Green Thumb Gazette was distributed to 600 students 1
                                                                                              time this quarter.

2. Develop and distribute Cooking Class             Copies of completed Cooking    1-4       (1) View the attached Cooking Club Flier and Last Chance
Fliers quarterly.                                    Class fliers.                            Postcard.

                                                    Number distributed:                      (1) 400 copies of the flier were sent home with students,
                                                     Total number distributed;                approximately 10 of those were displayed at the school and in our
                                                     currently 363 students per               North Neighborhood Center facility.
                                                     quarter
                                                                                              (1) An additional 370 Last Chance Postcards were distributed
                                                    Class Size:                              (attached).
                                                     Number attending cooking
                                                     classes                                  (1) 13 adults and 7 children attended the 12/11 cooking class

                                                                                                   (2) Cooking classes were not held in this quarter due to events,
                                                                                                       grant applications and reports. I plan on holding two in the
                                                                                                       second quarter to meet the 4 stated in this work plan.
                                                                                              (3) New flyers will be sent home to parents for the three cooking
                                                                                              classes FSP will be holding this summer.




3. Write 12 newsletter articles for the             Copies of completed            1-4       (1,2,3) View the attached Grand Happenings Articles.
NWI Grand Happenings newsletter (4                   newsletters.
articles dedicated to cooking classes and                                                     (1,2,3) The articles printed in the monthly Grand Happenings are
3 articles pertaining to school gardens             Total number distributed                 distributed to 2000 residents monthly.
and nutrition education).                            monthly.


Key Strategies and Activities                Performance Indicators                 Quarter   Quarterly Update
Evaluation and Surveillance
1. Parental survey: Survey sent home to             Total number of surveys sent   1, 4      (1) Preliminary survey is still being developed. This will now go
parents to collect data on the increase of           home to parents.                         out during the second quarter.
overall consumption of fresh fruits and
vegetables.                                         Total numbers of surveys                 (2) View the attached preliminary survey and results.
                                                     returned.
                                                                                              (3) View the attached preliminary survey and results from Willow
                                                                                              (school that has not received our program) and post survey results
                                                                                              from MMLA, Riddle and Cavanaugh.

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2. Harvest tracker: Track number of                 Total number of pounds            1-4         (1) Riddle Harvested 8.46 lbs of tomatoes, 8.898 lbs of cherry and
pounds of various fruits and vegetables              harvested                                     pear tomatoes and 8.1 lbs of radishes. Fresh mint, beans and chives
harvested from school gardens and                                                                  were also sampled directly off the vine (not weighed).
distributed to students.
                                                                                                   (1) MMLA harvested 2.422 lbs of cherry tomatoes, 9.391 lbs of
                                                                                                   green tomatoes and 4.88 lbs of full size red tomatoes. Fresh mint
                                                                                                   was also sampled directly from the vine by all students (not
                                                                                                   weighed).

                                                                                                   (2) Gardens down for winter. No harvest log for second quarter.
                                                                                                   (3) Gardens freshly planted; harvest will begin this summer.

3. Sample tracker: Track number of                  Sample tracker results            1-4         (1,2,3) View attached Sample Survey used and the tallied results.
samples served and student likes and
dislikes.

4. Worksheet completion: Completion                 Number of completed nutrition     1-4         (1,2,3) All worksheets are kept in the classrooms in the student’s
of various worksheets and activities by              activity worksheets and                       garden folders. At the end of the school year, the worksheets and
students assesses ability to identify                percentage of correct answers                 various assignments will be made into books. I will make a few
foods and gages knowledge about foods                                                              copies of these individual “school garden” books for you to view in
in each of the USDA Food Pyramid                                                                   June 2009.
categories.
                                                                                                   A grade appropriate school garden/nutrition final will be done in
                                                                                                   July. All data above will be presented in the year end report.



Objective 2: By Sept 30, 2009, three convenience stores in Northwest Lansing will increase their fresh produce offerings by at least 75%.
Agency Name: NorthWest Initiative
Lead Staff: Joy Baldwin

Key Strategies and Activities               Performance Indicators                     Quarter     Quarterly Update
Assessment
1. Determine which three stores the                 Notes from meetings.              1-2         (1) View the attached Corner Store Produce Project Meeting
Corner Store Produce Project will                                                                  Agenda for the January 12, 2009 meeting.
expand to include.                                  Final decision on which new
                                                     stores will carry produce                     (2) Meeting summary and store expansion plans are attached.
                                                                                                   (3) View attached QD event flier for store listing

2. Determine the number of produce                  Number of produce items           1-2         (1) The meeting will take place Jan 12, 2009. Assessments will be
items currently carried in each store and            carried at targeted stores.                   resolved at that time.
which additional items they would agree

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to supply.                                          Notes from meetings.                         (2) QD Produce Preliminary Summary is below:
                                                                                                         New store current produce items:
                                                    Final decision on what produce                      Larch: 5 items
                                                     the new stores will stock.                          Saginaw: 5 items
                                                                                                         Jolly: 12 items
                                                                                                  (3) Produce delivery begins June 24th. Final quarterly report will
                                                                                                  include total produce increase results.


3. Determine the feasibility of collecting          Notes from meetings.               1-2       (1) The meeting will take place Jan 12, 2009. Assessments will be
product sales from Quality Dairy stores.                                                          resolved at that time.
                                                    Procedure developed to obtain                (2) The QD Point of Sale system does not track produce sales
                                                     sales data.                                  because the produce is not a common item sold at all stores.
                                                                                                  Management has agreed to track these sales using the format below:

                                                                                                  (Amount of produce brought in) – (amount of produce disposed of)
                                                                                                  = total produce sold x cost of that produce. FSP will work closely
                                                                                                  with QD management to develop spreadsheets and a system to track
                                                                                                  produce sales on this manner.
                                                                                                  (3) Spreadsheets developed and distributed to store management to
                                                                                                  track sales using the method agreed on (above).

Key Strategies and Activities                Performance Indicators                     Quarter   Quarterly Update
Community
1. Increase fresh produce availability to           Increase fresh produce             1-4       (1) The first quarter was dedicated to preparation for presenting
three additional convenience stores in the           availability to three additional             benefits of expanding to Quality Dairy management.
northwest Lansing “food desert”, which               convenience stores in the
lacks a full-service grocery store by                northwest Lansing “food                      (1) View the attached Corner Store Produce Project Meeting
having NWI assist in delivery of produce             desert”, which lacks a full-                 Agenda for the January 12, 2009 meeting.
to the stores and working on promotion               service grocery store by having
of new stores carrying produce.                      NWI assist in delivery of                    (2) Famer and QD management have agreed to the expansion.
                                                     produce to the stores and                    Produce will be in all four stores beginning in June.
                                                     working on promotion of new
                                                     stores carrying produce.                     (3) Produce delivery begins June 24th.

2. Assist stores in transportation                  Assist stores in transportation    1-4       (1) Produce transport will begin with expansion during the second
                                                                                                  quarter

                                                                                                  (2) Produce transportation will begin in June when the seasonal
                                                                                                  items are available.

                                                                                                  (2) FSP staff will meet with QD in April to discuss further details
                                                                                                  of expansion and possibility of working with another farmer during
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                                                                                              off season months to provide produce year round in all four
                                                                                              locations by 2010.
                                                                                              (3) Produce delivery begins June 24th. NWI is providing the staff
                                                                                              assistance to transport fruits and vegetable from one central location
                                                                                              to all three other stores.




Key Strategies and Activities                Performance Indicators                 Quarter   Quarterly Update
Promotion and Marketing
1. Display of various produce.                      Photographs of produce         1-4       (1) Expansion will take place during the second quarter. There are
                                                     displays.                                no new photo’s of the display at the Pine/Saginaw QD store at this
                                                                                              time.

                                                                                              (2) Expansion will take place in June, based on produce availability
                                                                                              from QD selected farmer.
                                                                                              (3) Produce delivery begins June 24th; photos of all displays will be
                                                                                              taken at that time.

2. Distribute recipe cards and nutrition            Total number of cards and      1-4       (1) View attached Recipe Card Distribution Spreadsheet.
education.                                           nutrition education fliers
                                                     distributed                              (2) Seasonal produce – farmer cannot supply stores from November
                                                                                              to June. FSP will work with QD management to provide year round
                                                                                              produce by 2010.
                                                                                              (3) Produce delivery begins June 24th; recipe cards distribution will
                                                                                              begin then.

3. Write 4 newsletter articles on the               Copies of completed            1-4       (1,2,3) View the attached Grand Happenings Articles.
Quality Dairy project for the NWI                    newsletters.
Grand Happenings newsletter                                                                   (1,2,3) The articles printed in the monthly Grand Happenings are
                                                    Total number distributed                 distributed to 2000 residents monthly.
                                                     monthly.

4. Organize an on-site event at each store          Event promotional materials.   1-4       (1) I have decided to have an event kickoff at all four stores within
to promote produce availability, provide                                                      a month of the expansion. All four events are likely to take place
nutrition education; including cooking              Numbers of people receiving              during the 2nd quarter.
demonstrations, free samples and various             nutrition education.
entertainment                                                                                 (2) FSP staff is meeting with QD management in April to discuss
                                                    Number of food samples                   kickoff events at all four stores in July. In June, produce availability
                                                     distributed.                             will be trickling in (salad greens, strawberries). FSP decided it was
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                                                                                          wiser to do kickoff events when more items were available in July.

                                                                                          (3) View the attached QD Event flier. People attending will be
                                                                                          logged and amount of food samples distributed will be counted.

5. Promote event                               Copies of promotional
                                                materials.                                (1,2) No updates
                                               Copies of any press received.
                                               Number of people promotional              (3) View the attached QD Event flier. Newspaper ads are still
                                                materials distributed to.                 being developed. All other required data will be collected at events.
                                               Event turnout:
                                                Total number attending.




Key Strategies and Activities           Performance Indicators                  Quarter   Quarterly Update
Evaluation and Surveillance
1. Track sales of produce.                     Monthly totals for produce      1-4       (1) The meeting will take place Jan 12, 2009. Assessments of
                                                sales.                                    feasibility of collecting produce sales from management will be
                                                                                          resolved at that time.

                                                                                           (2) The QD Point of Sale system does not track produce sales
                                                                                          because the produce is not a common item sold at all stores.
                                                                                          Management has agreed to track these sales using the format below:

                                                                                          (Amount of produce brought in) – (amount of produce disposed of)
                                                                                          = total produce sold x cost of that produce. FSP will work closely
                                                                                          with QD management to develop spreadsheets and a system to track
                                                                                          produce sales on this manner.

                                                                                          (3) Produce sales begin June 24th; all data will be collected from
                                                                                          that date forward.

2. Develop and administer an in-store          Completed intercept survey.     1-4       (1) This survey is in the planning stage. Our goal is to have survey
customer intercept survey.                                                                ready for the Corner Store Produce Project kickoff events at QD in
                                               Survey results                            the second quarter.

                                                                                          (2) MNN has provided a farmers market survey that will be used at
                                                                                          QD stores once the expansion takes place.
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                                                                                                    (3) Intercept surveys will be conducted during produce
                                                                                                    transportation/display every Wednesday. Intercept survey results
                                                                                                    will be submitted in the second quarter.




Objective 3: By September 30, 2009, 50% of the seniors involved in the senior garden project will increase their intake of fruits and vegetable by one serving per day.
Agency Name: NorthWest Initiative
Lead Staff: Joy Baldwin

Key Strategies and Activities               Performance Indicators                      Quarter     Quarterly Update
Assessment
1. Determine how many residents at                  Number of contacts made to         1-2         (1) View the attached Senior Garden Sign Up Survey and the
Capitol Commons Senior Apartments are                seniors.                                       Senior Garden Letter to Residents.
interested in participating in the garden
                                                    Total number of seniors                        (2) Our meeting with Capitol Area Commons Senior Apartments is
                                                     interested.                                    scheduled for January 13, 2008.
                                                                                                    (3) No update

                                                                                                    (1) Final assessments will be determined from feedback during the
                                                                                                    second quarter.

                                                                                                    (2) Senior Garden Survey serving results: Senior average servings
                                                                                                    per day (preliminary/compare to final survey) are as follows:

                                                                                                    1 serving per day: 8% of surveyed residents
                                                                                                    2 servings per day: 8% of surveyed residents
                                                                                                    3 servings per day: 25% of surveyed residents
                                                                                                    4 servings per day: 25% of surveyed residents
                                                                                                    5 servings per day: 33% of surveyed residents

                                                                                                    (2) 17 residents have signed up to participate in the garden. FSP
                                                                                                    assumes more will sign on in April/May when the garden goes in.
                                                                                                    (3) Senior Garden put on delay by apartment management due to
                                                                                                    irrigation issues. Planting will begin June 25th, post survey will be
                                                                                                    administered in August.



Key Strategies and Activities               Performance Indicators                      Quarter     Quarterly Update
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Community
1. Construct action plan to prepare              Senior involvement:                 1         (1) View attached Senior Garden Sign Up Survey and the Senior
presentation to seniors within our target       Total number of senior participants             Garden Letter to Residents.
area to coordinate a senior run                                                                 (2) No update
community garden.                                Garden size:                                  (3) Senior Garden Plant listing and photographs will be submitted
                                                Size of garden, number of                       with the final report.
                                                plants/plots grown

2. Submit questionnaire to Capitol                                                    2         (2) View the Senior Garden Survey results listed above.
Commons Senior Apartments residents              Senior involvement:
and decide how to proceed (what to plant        Total number of senior participants             (2) The Senior Community Garden will be 14ft. x 36 ft. The
and how many plots) based on data                                                               garden will have 15 beds and will provide 23 different produce
collected                                        Garden size:                                  items.
                                                Size of garden, number of
                                                plants/plots grown                              (3) The Senior Garden Plan has changed slightly; making use of
                                                                                                existing beds in the courtyard and containers gardening around
                                                                                                courtyard (due to apartment maintenance and irrigation issues)

3. Visit garden twice per month to assist        Senior involvement:                 3,4       (1,2) No updates
in care/maintenance                             Total number of senior participants             (3) Visits will begin the final weeks of June after planting.

                                                 Garden size:
                                                Size of garden, number of
                                                plants/plots grown

4. Administer final survey to gage                 Consumption data from final       4         (1,2) No updates.
increase in consumption (See evaluation             survey                                      (3) Post survey will be conducted in August.
section)



Key Strategies and Activities               Performance Indicators                    Quarter   Quarterly Update
Promotion and Marketing
1. Write one newsletter article for the            Copy of completed article.        1-4       (1,2,3) I will create the first senior garden article once the garden is
NWI Grand Happenings newsletter on                                                              tilled and ready for transplants.
the Senior Community Garden Project.               Total number of newsletters
                                                    distributed.




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Goal 5: Increase awareness of the availability of fresh produce and opportunities for physical activity.
Objective 1:     Produce a “Fresh Food and Fun Map” – a pilot project that may serve as a model for other healthy community initiatives
Agency Name: Ingham County
Lead Staff:      LeRoy Harvey
Budget: 9,320 MNN       $6,000 PEC-Staff support
Key Strategies and Activities                                Performance Indicators                                   Qtr               Quarterly Update
                       Community
Research community garden sites                               Garden sites plotted on map                           1-2    1     Researched garden sites
                                                                                                                            1     Added Garden Project Map to My
                                                                                                                                      Maps
                                                                                                                            1, 2 Updated locations/addresses for
                                                                                                                                      existing sites.
                                                                                                                            3     Updated links

Research farmers market sites                                  Farmers markets plotted on map                     1-2    1,2 Researched farmers market sites
                                                                                                                          1,2 Updated locations/addresses.
                                                                                                                          1   Added sites from MSU sources.
                                                                                                                          3   Updated links

Research store locations offering fresh, local produce         Store locations plotted on map                     1-2    1   Met with neighborhood leaders to
                                                                                                                                 discuss potential sites.
                                                                                                                          1.2 Updated map with new addresses
                                                                                                                          1   Discussed potential boundaries
                                                                                                                          2   Added others’ maps
                                                                                                                          3   Updated links

Create database, integrating with regional green map data      Database                                           1-2    1    Met with GIS staff to discuss
                                                                                                                                 development of map database,
                                                                                                                                 export/import of current GIS
                                                                                                                                 data, etc.
                                                                                                                          1    Updated other green map data

                                                                                                                          2    Installed GIS software
                                                                                                                          2    Met with TCRPC to discuss
                                                                                                                                  collaboration options
                                                                                                                          2    Uploaded data layers provided by
                                                                                                                                  TCRPC
Develop on-line map for community editing                      On-line map produced                               1      1,2   Met with groups to encourage
                                                                                                                                  involvement.
                                                                                                                          1, 2    Provided training to volunteers
                                                                                                                                  to edit map.
                                                                                                                          3    Created new web address:
                                                                                                                                  www.capitalareagreenmap.org

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Develop map website including links and resources              New links and resources added to web page(s)          1-3   1, 2   Created and updated website to
                                                                                                                                    facilitate editing and
                                                                                                                                    collaboration with editing.
                                                                                                                            1   Met with GIS staff to discuss
                                                                                                                               hosting of the site and a common
                                                                                                                               interface/web page to consolidate
                                                                                                                               maps.
                                                                                                                            2 Met with programmer to discuss
                                                                                                                                    “splash page” – introductory
                                                                                                                                    page.
                                                                                                                            3 Redesigned “Splash Page” – see
                                                                                                                                    www.capitalareagreenmap.org

Distribute draft map for feedback                              Feedback recorded (e-mails, conversations, etc.)      2     2      Began to integrate comments for
                                                                                                                                      web version
                                                                                                                            3      Collected feedback on site
Incorporate feedback/changes                                   Changes, corrections completed                        3     2)     no update
                                                                                                                            3) Incorporated initial changes
Distribute maps and/or map information/outreach materials      Completed marketing materials (e-mail, flyer, etc.)   3     2)     no update
                                                                                                                            3) Developed flyer about map and
                                                                                                                            shared with over a dozen groups and
                                                                                                                            individuals
                                                                                                                            3) Currently working on a “Fresh
                                                                                                                            Food and Fun” version with a more
                                                                                                                            targeted focus on “produce and active
                                                                                                                            lifestyles/walking/trails:
Prepare final report and/or handbook                           Completed report

                       Promotion
Develop outreach materials                                     Completed outreach materials                          3     2)     no update
                                                                                                                            3)     Developed draft flyer

                        Evaluation
Hold focus group with FSNE-eligible households and/or          Focus group conducted                                 4     2)      no update
outreach workers that serve them                                                                                            3)      no update
Collect web hits                                               # of web hits                                         4     2)      no update
                                                                                                                            3)      no update
Survey map users                                               Completed surveys/feedback forms                      4     2)      no update
                                                                                                                            3)     no update




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Goal 6:          Make Lansing, MI a Walk and Bike Friendly City.

Objective 1:     To increase physical activity, implement a Complete Streets Ordinance, create a Non-Motorized Network Plan for the City of Lansing, install new
                 bike parking in Lansing area.

Agency Name:     Mid-Michigan Environmental Action Council

Lead Staff:      Jessica Yorko

Total Budget:   $15,000 PEC

Key Strategies and Activities             Performance Indicators                       Quarter   Quarterly Update
Assessment
Review Lansing Walking and Bicycling      Determined need to simultaneously                          1)   Completed in October 2008.
Task Force progress.                       pursue Complete Streets Ordinance           1
                                           and Non-Motorized Network Plan.                           2)   No change
                                                                                                     3)   No updates



Key Strategies and Activities             Performance Indicators                       Quarter   Quarterly Update
Community
Create www.walkbikelansing.com            Website created and updated regularly        1             1)     Created in October 2008. Updating regularly as needed.
website to use for grassroots community   with advocacy initiatives.                                 2)     Active website updates
advocacy and engagement.                                                                             3)     Active website updates with latest
Create Walk and Bike Lansing Google       Google group created, sign up posted         1             1)     Created in October 2008. In December 2008, determined
Group/ Online discussion forum.           online, 400 bike lane supporters added                            that Constant Contact Group might even be a better option;
                                          by 10/10/08, 400 other subscribers by                             created a group and online sign up pages.
                                          9/30/09.                                                    2) Continuous updates on facebook
                                                                                                      3) Continuous update on the group facebook page.
Community engagement through              Discussions with 150 or more                 1-4       1) October –November: created lists and worked with Task Force
discussions regarding overall Walk and    neighborhood, business, and civic group                to determine who would visit which groups.
Bike Lansing effort, Complete Streets     meetings; with the goals of 1)                         November-January: began scheduling visits and holding discussion
policies, and community-based Non-        engagement and participation in overall                sessions.
Motorized Network Planning. *             Walk and Bike Lansing! effort 2) signing               As of December 31, 2008: 10 sessions completed.
                                          a the Complete Streets Policy resolution                    3) January 1 – March 31, 2009: 40 sessions completed, 300
                                          and/or letter of support and 3) joining in                       comments collected.
                                          and spreading the word about                                4) Comments compiled by the city of Lansing planning
                                          participating in the Non-Motorized plans                         department.
                                          workshops.
Non-Motorized Network Planning            Hold at least 8 Non-Motorized Network        2-4       1) In December 2008, Task Force revisited this strategy and
Workshops/ Open Houses                    Planning Workshops to gather resident                  decided that a total of four planning sessions would be sufficient,
                                          input for designing and building a city-               and more realistic given the reduction in funding from MDCH from
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                                          wide interconnected network of bike                  $18,000 to $15,000. Four sessions scheduled for March 2009.
                                          routes, bike lanes, walkways, shared use
                                          paths, and bikeable roads (roads with                    2) January 1-March 31, 2009: Four sessions held attended by
                                          wide paved shoulders).                                      180 people, 611 suggestions for preserving, enhancing,
                                                                                                      and transforming the non-motorized network collected.
                                                                                                  3) Suggestions reviewed and compiled by the city of Lansing
                                                                                                      planning department.
                                                                                     1-4       1) no update - Scheduled for March 2009.
Create a non-motorized network plan for   Create non-motorized network plan,
the City of Lansing.                      using community input and data on                        2)    January 1 – March 31, 2009: Comments and input
                                          existing facilities, demographics, and                         summarized and presented on March 30; maps showing
                                          other data.                                                    input collected, necessary stakeholders contacted.
                                                                                                    3) Follow up with the city of Lansing planning department.
Increase bicycle parking in the City of   At least 10 new U racks installed by       3              1) Planning process has begun.
Lansing.                                  October 2009.                                             2) Racks will be installed in August and September 2009.
                                                                                                    3) Racks installation logistics being finalized by the city.
Complete Streets Ordinance Signature      Collect valid signatures from at least     3-4       1) Consultation with City Clerk and political strategies in January
Collection                                10% of registered Lansing voters to                  2009 about key steps and strategies.
                                          place the Complete Streets Ordinance on              2) January 1 – March 31, 2009: Ballot language finalized, petition
                                          the 2009 ballot.                                     language and format approved by city clerk and city attorney.
                                                                                               Packet for training materials for signature collectors compiled.
                                                                                               3) April 1 – June 30, 2009 – Training manual developed for
                                                                                               volunteers collecting signatures, three training sessions were held,
                                                                                               four signature collection teams were formed by regions and met at
                                                                                               least once a week for group signature collection; facebook
                                                                                               announcements were updated weekly to motivate volunteers. By
                                                                                               June 30th, 4,500 signatures collected and validation is in progress.
                                                                                               All training material is on the website.

Create Complete Streets Ordinance         Ordinance language complete and posted     1-2       1) Scheduled for February 2009.
                                          at www.walkbikelansing.com                           2) Petitions signature collectors volunteer training was scheduled on
                                                                                               April 3rd. 5000 signatures from Lansing need to be in by June 26.
                                                                                               3) Ordinance was used as educational tool for signature collection

Community education, outreach, and        Reach at least 50,000 people with          1-4       1) After consultation with City Clerk and political strategies, the
advocacy for creating a non-motorized     outreach and advocacy information.                   likely voter lists for Lansing city elections is 29,000 people living in
network plan and implementing a                                                                about 20,000 households. These households will be the primary
Complete Streets Ordinance.                                                                    target of information related to the ordinance.
                                                                                               2. Advocacy to recruit volunteers
                                                                                               3. Volunteers recruited and trained to answer people’s questions.
                                                                                               All training material is on the website.

Key Strategies and Activities             Performance Indicators                     Quarter   Quarterly Update

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Evaluation and Surveillance
PAC                           At least 20% improvement in PAC score    4   1) Will evaluate in August 2009.
                              for Community Policies and Planning,         2) Might not have the staff resource to proceed with this
                              Site Plan Review Process, Bicycle            evaluation.
                              Facilities, and Ordinance, Zoning, and       3) For the evaluation piece, and due to time and staff limitation,
                              Codes.                                       instead of doing the PAC assessment again, Jessica Yorko
                                                                           agreed with BHC coordinator Janine Sinno to go and present
                                                                           the Lansing non-motorized project at the NACCHO conference
                                                                           along with partner Andy Kilpatrick, city of Lansing Planning
                                                                           department

Consultant Feedback:




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