Omaha Public Radio News
7:53 am
Mon April 12, 2010

Omaha by Design seeking input on community health issues

Omaha, NE – Omaha by Design kicks off Environment Omaha's community health component Tuesday night.

The meeting takes place from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in the South Ballroom of the Livestock Exchange Building. Mikki Frost of Alegent Health says the meeting offers the community an opportunity to contribute their ideas about how to create a healthier Omaha. The guest speaker for the event is Mark Fenton. He's a recognized authority on public healthy issues and public policy initiatives to encourage more walking and biking.

Fenton's presentation will be followed by an information open house spotlighting active, safe and healthy communities. City staff and Environment Omaha Committee Members will be available to answer questions and record comments.

For those who are unable to attend the meeting, it will also be webcast at environmentomaha.com.