The New Castle MRC (DE) participated in the Delaware stop of the 2014 Cabot Community Tour on June 16 in Wilmington. The Cabot Community Tour is a five-week tour sponsored by Cabot Creamery Cooperative along the East Coast and ran from May 17 through June 21, beginning in Jacksonville, FL and concluding in New York City. Throughout the six-week tour, dozens of events celebrated the far-ranging impact of volunteers in the communities that they serve and brought awareness to healthy communities that are shaped by health, nature, and volunteerism.
The 2014-2015 NACCHO MRC awards process opened on September 30 and will close on November 7. This year, NACCHO is again offering two awards; the Capacity Building Award which provides $3,500 in funding to eligible units, and the Challenge Award, a competitive award that aligns with community health initiatives. Challenge Awards will be made available for $15,000 each.
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NACCHO is excited to announce that the new application for the MRC, MRC Connect, is now ready for use! Visit http://mrcconnect.org to get started using the first application for the MRC. Join nearly 250 of your peers who are using MRC Connect to share resources, best practices, photos, updates and more. Stay tuned for further information on how to download the mobile application. For questions about MRC Connect, visit the Help and Resources page on the application or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors (CRCPD) brings together radiation professionals in state and local governments and is dedicated to developing and improving radiological preparedness in U.S. communities. To learn more about CRCPD's efforts and to stay updated on future opportunities, visit their website.
The Program Offices of the National Citizen Corps Partner Programs hosted a webinar on August 28 to provide updates on the programs and useful tools and resources. A recording of the webinar is now available.
NACCHO is pleased to offer a funding opportunity for at least 70 local health departments and community-based public, private, nonprofit, or faith-based organizations to provide peer and professional lactation support to African American and underserved women and infants. Award funding will be up to $25,000 per year to support project activities. Applications must be submitted no later than October 10, 2014 at 6:30PM EDT. For more information, view the request for applications.
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