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Martin County: On the Move

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Martin County: On the Move

  1. 1. M A R T I N C O U N T Y on the move HEALTH AND WELLNESS PARTNERSHIP ROY F. COLLIER COMMUNITY CENTER INEZ, KY
  2. 2. THEY HAD A DREAM!
  3. 3. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Meade
  4. 4. WE HAD A DREAM! ROY COLLIER COMMUNITY CENTER
  5. 5. SUCCESS THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS
  6. 6.  Community Social Services  Education and Student Programs  Workforce Development  Technology  Arts and Entertainment  Heritage and Tourism  Health and Wellness Uniting our Community through Programs and Services
  7. 7. WHY HEALTH AND WELLNESS? Martin County has been sick!  Heart Disease deaths at 1.6x state average  43% of adults consider themselves in “less than good health”  Well above average rates of diabetes, hypertension, depression, and general mortality LOTS OF CAUSES, BUT ONLY ONE SOLUTION… w w w. k e n t u c k y h e a l t h f a c t s . o r g
  8. 8. GET “ON THE MOVE”  Congressman Rogers launched this health and wellness initiative 5 years ago  Community Center anchored, partnered with local schools, Morehead State, retired teachers, many others  Raised awareness, launched health and wellness programs  Inspired our community to get moving  Long after the grant, still going strong!
  9. 9. COMMUNITY CENTER PROGRAMS KEEP US ON THE MOVE!  Over 5,000 lbs of weight has been lost through “Operation Slimdown” in the last 5 years  Added biking trail, heritage village and mountain walking trails, tennis courts, playground – with plans for more!  Martin County On the Move’s impact has been real and contagious – the community center has become a hub of physical activity
  10. 10. CASE STUDY: DONNA FITCH

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