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Best Dam 5K Run/Walk

Program Type: Local Effort - Programs and/or activities that have not been evaluated but are identified by local programs as producing positive results.

Description:
The Wagner Area Health and Wellness Consortium was born in November of 2004. The group was formed in an effort to improve health and wellness services to community members. In the summer of 2011, the Consortium sponsored the 1st Annual Best Dam 5K Run/Walk, with 100 participants in attendance. The mission of the Wagner Area Health and Wellness Consortium is to combine resources of each entity to maximize the health and wellness opportunities for Wagner and surrounding communities. The consortium emphasizes youth education and activities to promote improved health and wellness now and in the future.

Age Group(s):
Infants, Toddlers, Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly

Site Type(s):
Community

Health Indicator(s):
Physical Activity

Service Area:
Aberdeen

Keyword(s):
Health promotion and wellness, Physical activity

Name: Janelle Trottier
Site or Location Name: Aberdeen Area I.H.S.
Address:
115 4th Ave. SE Rm 309
Aberdeen, SD 57401
United States
Email: janelle.trottier@ihs.gov
Phone: [605] 226-7474

Primary Contact Name: Janelle Trottier
Site or Location Name: Aberdeen Area I.H.S.
Address:
111 Washington Ave. N.W.
Wagner, SD 68071
United States
Email: mark.small@ihs.gov
Phone: [605] 384-5229