- Tuesday September 19, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
How healthy eating /active living (HEAL) policies and practices promote economic development
Join the HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign and the Institute for Public Health Innovation for this webinar to learn how healthy eating and active living (HEAL) policies and practices can improve a community’s health and livability and promote economic development. Municipal leaders from the HEAL Cities and Towns Campaign will share how HEAL policies and practices can boost tourism, increase property values, and attract new business.
- Pete Eshelman, Director of Outdoor Branding, Roanoke Regional Partnership, Roanoke, VA
- Micah Runner, Director of Economic Development, Stockton, CA
- Jenny Willoughby, Sustainability Manager, Department of Public Works, Frederick, MD
ABOUT THE HEAL CITIES & TOWNS CAMPAIGN: The Campaign provides free technical assistance to local government leaders to help them create healthy, prosperous communities by adopting policies and practices that improve their communities’ physical activity and food environments. HEAL is a project of the Institute for Public Health Innovation, in partnership with the Maryland and Virginia Municipal Leagues, and funded by Kaiser Permanente.