**Please Note - Grants will be voted on at the March 22, 2019 meeting and
distributed at the May 2019 meeting!!
Welcome New Officers 2018-19
Nicole Germaux, President
Open Position, Vice President
Anne Krill, Secretary
Lori Pellegrine, Treasurer
Tracy Kelley, Marketing
Date – March 8, 2019
Press Release – for immediate use
Contact Person – Tracy Kelley, 943-0481
The Blair County Health and Welfare Council will meet Friday, March 22, 2019, at The Arc of Blair County from 8:30am to 10am. The guest speaker will be Melanie Shildt, Executive Director, United Way of Blair County. Melanie will be speaking about BeThere. BeThere is an attendance challenge and buddy mentoring program that addresses chronic absenteeism. This is a new initiative in Blair County coordinated by the Healthy Blair County Coalition Attendance Task Force and United Way of Blair County.
Please note, in case of inclement weather, we will follow the Altoona Area School District schedule. If the AASD delays or cancels school, our meeting will be cancelled.
The Blair County Health and Welfare Council provides education and information to the public on health and human service needs, services, and resources. Everyone is welcome to attend the meeting. For more information, please visit our website:http://www.blairhealthandwelfare.org
If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Lori Pellegrine at 814-943-8139 or Lpellegrine@midpenn.org in advance of your participation or visit.
Welcome to the Health and Welfare Council Online
The mission of the Blair County Health and Welfare Council is to promote the general health and welfare of Blair County residents. Provide education and information to the public on health and human service needs, services, and resources.
Promote coordination and collaboration of community services and resources among council members. Conduct studies to identify and evaluate health and human service needs, services, and resources. Plan, advocate, and establish new health and human service programs. Please explore our site to learn more about us and our efforts.
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