Apr
18
7:00 AM07:00

Healthy Harvest Produce Drop - Volunteering Opportunities

Join Empowerment Systems, Inc. on the third Wednesday of each month to help bag and distribute free produce and other food items to East Valley community members in need of food! 

For more information, visit: http://gvahec.org/healthy-harvest-produce-more/

Schedule: 

  • April 18 
  • May 16
  • June 20 
  • July 18
  • August 15 
  • September 19 
  • October 18 
  • November 21
  • December 19 
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Mar
23
12:00 PM12:00

Lunch & Learn: Arizona's Stake in Mobile Integrated Healthcare - Community Paramedicine

PRESENTER: MELANIE MITROS, VITALYST HEALTH FOUNDATION

Description: Mobile Integrated Healthcare – Community Paramedicine in short – is the use of paramedics outside their customary emergency response and transport roles in ways that facilitate more appropriate use of emergency care resources. Successful community paramedicine programs focus on efficiency and effectiveness in connecting people with timely and appropriate levels of care.

 

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Melanie Mitros, PhD, Director, Strategic Community Partnerships, Vitalyst Health Foundation

In her role, Melanie works with coalitions and community boards identifying timely and relevant topics and establishing strategic alliances for effective change initiatives. - Including one of the projects listed below. 

Melanie is the lead staff for Vitalyst Health Foundation’s Innovation Grants and Medical Assistance Program where she oversees the application, evaluation and engagement processes. In her two years at Vitalyst, Melanie has championed implementation of Learning Sessions for funded partners as well as a continued evolution of their grantmaking practices. 

Formerly, as the founding Director of the Arizona Living Well Institute, she engaged public and private partners to build a statewide infrastructure for effective promotion and delivery of evidence-based health promotion programs. 

She holds a Ph.D. from Arizona State University in Physical Activity, Nutrition & Wellness where her research focused on translational strategies to implement community-based falls prevention programs. Melanie also holds a M.S. from Wake Forest University in Health & Exercise Science, and B.S. from Middle Tennessee State University in Athletic Training.

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Feb
9
12:00 PM12:00

Lunch & Learn Webinar: Proposal Writing Fundamentals

PRESENTER: MARCIE DELMOTTE, PROGRAM COORDINATOR/ LEAD FACULTY, NAU

Description: This two-hour training is designed to highlight important aspects of proposal writing, and key writing elements that can help you improve your proposals.

Objective: The purpose of this introductory training is to provide you with information that can help you develop and/or improve upon your funding proposals, and which hopefully will lead to increased external funding. Ideally, this will improve your agency or organization’s financial resources, and allow you to provide services to additional clients and/or offer additional services.

 

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