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2016 Edge of Amazing conference connects people, ideas and resources

Approximately 400 people from organizations, non-profits and companies across Snohomish County and beyond packed the Tulalip Resort on Sept. 9 for the second At the Edge of Amazing health summit -- Connecting Neighborhood to Nation to Improve Community and Population Health.

The event got off to a strong start with Drs. Patrick O’Carroll and Karen DeSalvo who shared a national perspective on healthcare issues, while praising and encouraging the ambitious health and well-being initiatives underway right here in Snohomish County.

Keynote speakers Dr. Fania Davis (restorative justice expert) and Dr. Richard Jackson (urban planning expert) inspired and challenged the audience to reflect on their views of relationships and social justice, and healthy community planning, respectively.

And summit attendees chose from a robust lineup of breakout sessions, including: the full employer costs of health, preparing for affordable housing needs, paying for value to improve population health, and a look at the local multi-modal movement.

Congratulations to our 2016 ChangeMaker recipients Miriam Vargas (individual winner), and Beck’s Place of Monroe (organization winner)!

A special thanks to our partners, the Snohomish County Health Leadership Coalition and Healthier Washington for making this event possible, and to the Tulalip Tribes for their generosity as our title sponsor.

Save the date for the third annual At the Edge of Amazing health summit: Sept. 19, 2017 at the Lynnwood Convention Center.

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NAACP Celebration Tomorrow (June 24th)!

It will be a beautiful day for this potluck and celebration!

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Snohomish County Bike Bash

Cycling is a great sport for all ages! Check out this event on Saturday!

Saturday June 24, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Willis Tucker Park

A free, family-friendly event celebrating bicycling in Snohomish County! Bike Bash features a wide-variety of bicycle activities including a bike safety rodeo, group ride, bicycle tune-ups, helmet sales, bicycle licensing, vendor fair, food and live entertainment!

ADMISSION IS FREE!

More info: www.communitytransit.org/BikeBash

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Summer has finally arrived, and it looks like the sun will be shining for several days! Be sure to drink lots of water and remember to wear your sunscreen!

Visit the EPA's UV (ultra-violet) Index Scale to learn more about how to avoid harmful exposure to the sun's UV radiation.
www.epa.gov/sunsafety/uv-index-scale-1

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Make the most out of your time through a fun and interesting class that’s especially designed for supervisors and managers.

LAST opportunity for professional development this season until our Networking Extravaganza in September! This class is offered to the general public for $60 and to Human Service Council members for $40 (includes lunch). Sign up at www.hsc-sc.org/Important_Events.html or call Brittany Leonard at 425-259-9899 Ext 113 if you have any questions.
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Employee Performance Management Training

June 23, 2017, 11:30am - June 23, 2017, 4:00pm

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