12:00Sign in and refreshmentsATTENDEES:

Kristin Cox (WRVT), Kate Venne (WRVT), Dale Stevens (Leland & Gray), Kathy Squires (Townshend Food Shelf), Robin Rieske (VT Dept of Health), Kimberley Diemond (Big Brothers Big Sisters)

12:05Introductions/Check-insAttendees participated in a warm-up introductory activity. 
12:10WRVT OverviewAll attendees were individuals familiar with the work of WRVT. In lieu of an overview, Kate and Kristin discussed the Creamery fire, which destroyed the WRVT office. Kate and Kristin are seeking new office space, ideally in Townshend closer to Leland and Gray.Kate and Kristin will keep the coalition informed of their new office space once it is identified.
12:15After School Program Collaboration – Wellness After SchoolKristin gave the group an overview of the leadership and wellness-focused collaborative program WRVT is working on with the Leland and Gray after school program staff. Kristin is applying for a grant through Holt to fund the project for the coming summer and school year – the grant would be for three years.


Kristin will submit the grant proposal to Holt and keep the group informed of the status – we will find out in June if we got the funding.

WRVT is seeking help from the coalition and community members to identify community wellness and volunteering resources for students.

12:30Media MessagingDiscussion of which media messages to use for Rx and marijuana prevention campaigns.



12:50Other/wrap-up/next meetingNext meeting TBD 

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