Story last updated at 9/12/2012 - 2:20 pm
The dates for the 2012 Sitka Health Summit have changed in order to avoid a conflict with the 100th anniversary Alaska Native Brotherhood/Alaska Native Sisterhood Grand Camp www.grandcampanb.org/index.htm happening in early October in Sitka.
The new schedule for the Sitka Health Summit is as follows (remember the summit is at new venues this year, so check the schedule for each event's location):
Sitka Community Health Fair - Oct. 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Sweetland Hall on the Sheldon Jackson Campus http://sitkacampus.org/ (with Alaska Health Fair Inc. www.alaskahealthfair.org/ providing low-cost blood tests and health screenings, and information booths from a variety of local health-related organizations and businesses).
"Exercise Is Medicine" Lunch-and-Learn with Don Lehmann, MD - Oct. 8, from noon to 1 p.m., at Kettleson Memorial Library www.cityofsitka.com/government/departments/library/index.html (bring your lunch and listen to a presentation from the 2011 Sitka Health Summit keynote speaker).
Sitka Health Summit Community Wellness Champions Awards Celebration - Oct. 10, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Sheet'ká Kwáan Naa Kahídi www.sitkatours.com/sheetka.html (desserts and awards for community members whose healthy habits inspire us all).
Sitka Health Summit "Planning Day: Selecting Community Wellness Goals" - Oct. 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Sweetland Hall on the Sheldon Jackson Campus (Sitka residents pick our projects for next year).
More details about this year's Sitka Health Summit will be available soon.