Mark Fenton Comes To Fitchburg

Date: 
Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
Fitchburg High School, 140 Arnhow Farm Rd

Sept 6 - Mark Fenton Comes To Fitchburg

Posted by: Josiah Richards

Starts: 9/06/2012 5:00 PM

Ends: 9/06/2012 8:00 PM

Location(s): Fitchburg High School, 140 Arnhow Farm Rd
Contact information: Nancy Fillers at 978-343-6259 x 288 or nfillers@mocinc.org
Cost: FREE

How walkable, bikeable and economically robust is your community? Want to make it high quality and able to compete in the 21st Century? Come and learn how you can make that happen by attending this exciting workshop!

Fun ‘n FITchburg Presents a FREE workshop on walkable communities given by nationally recognized expert Mark Fenton and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Healthy Kids Healthy Communities project officer Phil Bors. Location: Fitchburg High School, 140 Arnhow Farm Rd, Fitchburg, MA Date/Time: Sept 6, 2012, 5-8PM Dinner provided! RSVP by Friday, August 31, 2012 Nancy Fillers at 978-343-6259 x 288 or nfillers@mocinc.org

Mark is one of the foremost experts on designing healthy, walk-friendly communities. Mark's talk will include: - First easy steps to walk and bike friendly cities - Cost effective Complete Streets techniques - Approaches from across the US, including cold-weather examples - The four keys to healthy community design and its benefits for your city - Building community health in every sense: economic, environmental and public health

Phil Bors is the project officer for Fun ‘n FITchburg/Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He has been a very valuable resource to the community over the past 3 years. This presentation is for all individuals involved with Mass in Motion, Safe Routes to School, Parks and Adopt-A-Park programs as well as all area residents, parents, City officials, business owners and others who care about the economical climate and active living in Fitchburg and surrounding towns. Fun ‘n FITchburg a program of the Montachusett Opportunity Council, Inc., is funded by a Mass in Motion initiative sponsored by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundations Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities.