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The 2017 Montana Healthy Communities Conference: Building on What Works

Helena, MT | 11/01/2017

Presentation Materials

Four Eras of Community Building

David Erickson, Community Affairs Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco- Click to view presentation


Investing in the Well-Being of Montana’s Youngest Residents

Rob Grunewald, Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis- Click to view presentation


Lessons Learned from Cross-Sector Community Health Improvement Projects in Montana

Ruth Bilyeu, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, Red Lodge Fire Rescue Community Care Team

Food for Thoughts- Click to view presentation

Kallie Dale-Ramos, Attorney, Montana Legal Services Association

Montana Health Justice Partnership- Click to view presentation

Shelly Sutherland, Chief Community Development Officer, Bighorn Valley Health Center

River Valley Farmer’s Market Expansion- Click to view presentation

Mary McCourt, School Wellness Coordinator, Missoula City-County Health Department

Let’s Move! Missoula- Click to view presentation


Housing Is Health Care: Aligning Resources for Collective Impact

Ted Madden, Chief Operating Officer, Montana Healthcare Foundation- Click to view presentation

Debbie Canavan Thiele, Managing Director, Corporation for Supportive Housing- Click to view presentation


What Works for Funding Community Health Improvement

Lisa Beczkiewicz, Invest Health Leader and Health Promotion Supervisor, Missoula City-County Health Department- Click to view presentation

Sarah Fitzgerald, NMTC Director and Chief Lending Officer, Montana & Idaho CDC- Click to view presentation

Jennifer Olson, Administrator, Community Development Division, Montana Department of Commerce- Click to view presentation

Brenda Solórzano, Chief Executive Officer, Headwaters Health Foundation of Western Montana- Click to view presentation


Download the posters here

What Works in Montana Project Showcase:

1. Montana Harvest of the Month
Poster representative: Aubree Roth, Montana
Team Nutrition Program, Montana State University

2. No Kid Hungry Active Kids Project
Poster representative: Elaine Stedman, CEO, Boys & Girls Club of Richland County

3. Let’s Move! Missoula
Poster representative: Mary McCourt, Let’s Move!
Missoula, Missoula City-County Health Department

4. Kids in Motion
Poster representative: Wyeth Friday, City of Billings

5. Partnerships for a More Vibrant and Healthier
Poster representative: Melissa Henderson, Healthy by Design

6. Sealants for Smiles!
Poster representative: Caity Kirk, Sprout Oral Health

7. Butte Child Evaluation Center, Multi-
Disciplinary Team
Poster representative: Molly Molloy, Southwest Montana CHC

8. Montana Project LAUNCH
Poster representative: Sarah Webb, Greater Gallatin United Way

9. Food for Thoughts
Poster representative: Ruth Bilyeu, Red Lodge Fire Rescue Community Care Team

10. Manufactured Housing and Health
Poster representative: Kaia Peterson, NeighborWorks Montana

11. Cascade Ridge Senior Apartments
Poster representative: Mary Bair, Montana Board of Housing

12. Big Sky Villas Rehabilitation Health Impact
Poster representative: Lori Christenson, Gallatin City-County Health Department

13. Pantry Supper Club
Poster representative: Michael McCormick, Livingston Food Resource Center

14. Fresh Food Initiative
Poster representative: Kim Dale, Helena Food Share

15. Montana Healthy Food and Communities
Initiative (MHFCI)
Poster representative: Devona Bell, National Center for Appropriate Technology

16. River Valley Farmer’s Market Expansion
Poster representative: Shelly Sutherland, Big Horn Valley Health Center

17. Healthy Foods Financing Initiative Project
Poster representative: Mitzi Racine, Native American Development Corporation

18. Butte’s Open Air Small Business Incubator
Poster representative: George Everett, Mainstreet Butte, Inc.

19. Pedlet
Poster representative: Joan Redeen, Great Falls Business Improvement District

20. Northern Winds Recovery Center (Small
Business Lending)
Poster representative: Sarah Fitzgerald, Montana & Idaho CDC

21. Montana Health Justice Partnership
Poster representative: Michelle Potts, Montana Legal Services Association

22. Adult Resource Alliance Care Transition Team
of Yellowstone County
Poster representative: Jennifer Hough, Adult Resource Alliance

23. Active Living Wayfinding System
Poster representative: Karen Lane, Lewis and Clark Public Health

24. Promoting a Culture of Health in Workplaces
Poster representative: Sara Murgel, Montana
Department of Public Health and Human Services, Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Bureau, Montana Cancer Control Program

25. IPHARM—Improving Health Among Rural
Poster representative: Donna Beall, University of Montana College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences