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Truckee Meadows Tomorrow community forum focuses on health and wellness

By ThisIsReno

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Risky behaviors and their impact on community health and wellness will be the topic of a March 31 forum presented by Truckee Meadows Tomorrow (TMT.)

At the event, TMT will set the stage with a briefing that outlines how our community ranks on the following indicators:  access to healthcare, wellness & preventive healthcare, mental health & social wellbeing, and perception of safety. A panel of experts will then discuss the impacts on community health resources, referrals and networks resulting from risky behaviors, as well as ideas to make prevention a health priority for youth, adults and policymakers. This is the first in a series of quarterly meetings focusing on the community’s quality of life indicators.

WHAT: TMT Community Forum

WHEN: Thursday, March 31, 5-7 p.m.

WHERE: KNPB Channel 5 Public Broadcasting, 1670 North Virginia St. (on the UNR campus)

COST:  Free to TMT members, $10 for non-members

RSVP: Through TMT’s Facebook page

The event will begin with an informal networking reception with light refreshments. Awards will also be presented to Silver Star winners.  TMT meetings are open to anyone interested. For more information, directions and to nominate Silver Stars, visit www.truckeemeadowstomorrow.org.

TMT is looking for businesses to sponsor this and future events. If quality of life indicators affect your business, please become a sponsor and help support our efforts. Details are on the TMT website.

Truckee Meadows Tomorrow (TMT) is a community-based, non-profit organization whose vision is to enhance our community’s ability to continually improve quality of life in the Truckee Meadows through collaboration and partnership. As the recognized voice for quality of life in the region, TMT facilitates engagement to identify issues of community concern and the means to resolution, and provides unbiased, comprehensive indicator data measuring quality of life outcomes.

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