Unlike networks whose members act independently, coalitions bring organizations together to act jointly.
Coalitions form to address a specific, time- limited issue or they may sustain collaboration long-term.
Members draw on assets from their organizations, as well as seek new resources.
Both Lighten Up Calloway and CC-ASAP are a part of the Murray-Calloway County Wellness Consortium. The Consortium and both workgroups are made up of corporate agencies, non-profit organizations, faith based organizations, city and county school systems, Medicaid providers and concerned citizens of Murray and Calloway County who want to change our culture to change our future.
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Mission: Healthy Carlisle is a coalition of community members, organizations and local government dedicated to improving the health and well-being of Carlisle County residents
Vision: To bring together community partners, individuals, and families to impact our built environment to enable citizens of Carlisle County to improve overall well-being.
Annual event: Health Carlisle Color Run. Takes place in the fall and proceeds to go upkeep and additions to the Health Carlisle Walking Trail at the City of Arlington and future projects.
Chair: Kaitlyn Krolikowski, firstname.lastname@example.org
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Mission: Improving the quality of life of Graves County residents by providing valuable accommodations and resources.
Vision: To be a healthy community where our residents can achieve optimal health in a clean environment, enjoy protection from public health threats and can access quality healthcare. We are committed to working together to enhance, promote and protect the health of Graves County.
Meeting: 4th Thursday of every other month 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m., Graves County Health Department, 416 Central Ave, Mayfield, KY 42066
Contact: Riley Beth Willet, RileyE.Willett@ky.gov
Mission: Together we strive to improve the health and well-being of Marshall County by providing valuable services through community collaboration.
Vision: A healthy Marshall County, where all communities are thriving and all people have what they need for optimal health and well-being.
Workgroups include: Infrastructure Workgroup, Communications Workgroup, Obesity Workgroup, Mental/Behavioral Health Workgroup, Substance Abuse Workgroup, and Access to Care Workgroup
Chair: Jennifer Brown, email@example.com
Like us on Facebook at @marshallcountyhealthcoalition
Healthy Paducah is a coalition of community members, health care providers, social services, businesses, faith based organizations, and various other members devoted to sharing resources and information to help improve the wellness of citizens in Paducah.
Meeting: Last Monday of each month 9 am – 10 am at the Paducah/McCracken United Way Office, US Bank Bldg, 333 Broadway St #502, Paducah, KY 42001
Chair: Mike Muscarella, Mmuscarella@BHSI.com
Secretary: Lindy Darnell, firstname.lastname@example.org