May 20, 2020, Community Happenings

Category: Local News
Created on Wednesday, 20 May 2020 15:38

Walk, Bike

Conference Set

Using Zoom

The Alaska Walk and Bike Conference is going virtual. The free event will be 9:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, June 9-12.

The schedule is still in the works, but each day will open with a speaker discussing a national topic, followed by a speaker discussing an Alaska example. Optional chat rooms will be held after each day’s events.

The topics for each day are:

–Tuesday, June 9: ‘‘Walk to Connect’’;

–Wednesday, June 10: ‘‘Walk to Prevent COVID-19’’;

–Thursday, June 11: ‘‘Parks and Health’’; and

–Friday, June 12: ‘‘Biking to Health.’’

Ana Lucaci and Nicole Huegenin of Denver-based Walk2Connect; SEARHC Chief Medical Officer Dr. Elliot Bruhl of Mt. Edgecumbe Medical Center; Bonita Banks, B.S.N., R.N., of South Peninsula Hospital in Homer; Maeve Nevins-Lavtar from the Municipality of Anchorage; Sarana Schell of AARP Alaska; Ken McLeod of the League of American Bicyclists; Lee Hart of the Alaska Outdoor Alliance; and Charlie Lowell of the Sustina Bicycle Institute.

A schedule and free online registration form will be posted soon. For more information, contact Dawn Groth at dawn.groth@alaska.gov.

 

Tlingit & Haida

Meeting on Zoom

A lunchtime chat with Tlingit & Haida, will be held via Zoom at noon May 21.

The chats are available via Zoom at www.facebook.com/ccthita.

Incident Commander Jason Wilson and Emergency Management Coordinator Corey Padron will discuss ‘‘Tribal Emergency Operations Center.’’

 

Chats are hosted by President Richard Chalyee Éesh Peterson every Thursday on Tlingit & Haida’s Facebook page to share information with tribal citizens on Tlingit & Haida’s recent and upcoming activities, programs and services. Each session will include a question-and-answer period and close with a door prize drawing.