PUBLISHED: 4:44 PM on Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Eagles vs. Ravens Wellness Challenge holds its grand finale, prizes given
The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Eagles vs. Ravens Wellness Challenge will hold its grand finale from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30, at the Tlingít-Haida Community Center, 3235 Hospital Dr.

The grand finale features a potluck luncheon at noon, with some healthy food provided by the SEARHC Health Promotion Department. Eagles vs. Ravens Wellness Challenge participants, teams and friends are encouraged to bring their favorite traditional and healthy dish and/or a salad or fruit plate to share. The luncheon celebrates a community working together for wellness and it is open to the entire Juneau-Douglas community (Native and non-Native). You don't have to be an Eagles vs. Ravens Wellness Challenge participant to attend.

The luncheon includes honorary dances and the announcement of the winning teams and top individual point earners. The winner of the contest between the Eagle moiety vs. the Raven moiety also will be announced.

There will be lots of door prizes and gift certificates given away throughout the afternoon, and all active participants of the wellness challenge are eligible. Juneau businesses and other community programs that helped with the wellness challenge will be honored for their support and generosity.

The Eagles vs. Ravens Wellness Challenge is an eight-week program that started on July 29 and ends on Sept. 30. Participants earned points for physical activity and other wellness activities, such as quitting tobacco, improving their nutrition, getting annual check-ups, reducing their stress, mentoring, or for taking part in or attending various community and cultural events.

All points for the 2007 wellness challenge must be submitted by noon on Friday, Sept. 28, to count in this year's standings. Scoresheets can be faxed to 364-4489, or sent by e-mail to

For questions, call the Eagles vs. Ravens message line at 364-4456. For more information, contact Alan Travasso at 364-4458, Cachet Garrett at 463-4092, Anna Marie Bennett at 364-4460, or Christy Wallace at 364-4457.

Additional information and scoresheets are online at