Priority Groups

Livable Communitites Priority Group Meeting

Please join us next Monday, May 4th at 10:30AM for the Alabama Scenic River Trail’s (ASRT) quarterly meeting at the Walker County Extension Office (1501 N Airport Rd) in Jasper. Instead of a typical Livable Communities Priority Group meeting for… read more ›

March’s Recipes of the Month!

It’s a new week and time for some new recipes. The Healthy Food Choices Priority group is starting to gather healthy recipes to share and inspire healthy cooking across the county. There will be new recipes posted every month. We… read more ›

Livable Communities Meeting Postponed!

Due to incement weather: The Livable Communitites Priority Group meeting has been postponed to Friday the 27th at 12 PM at Johnny Brusco’s (1705 Hwy 78) near the Wal-Mart in Jasper. The Walker Co. Commission meeting has been postponed and will begin… read more ›

Alabama Psychiatric Services to Close

AL.com has reported that on Feb 13th Alabama Psychiatric Services will close. This is very disappointing news. Residents in Alabama are already dealing with a shortage of mental health services. Hopefully new opportunities will follow. Click the picture below to go… read more ›

Healthy Food Choices Priority Group Meeting

Please mark your calendars for our first meeting in 2015, set for Thursday, January 22nd from 3:30 to 4:30 PM at West Jasper Elementary School. We will be focusing on the group’s third objective: Increase educational and nutrition opportunities through… read more ›

Livable Communities Priority Group Meeting

Please mark your calendar for the next Livable Communities meeting on Tuesday, January 20th from 8:30 to 9:30 AM at the CHS Building (204 19th St E, Jasper). This Priority Group aims to help improve the health of communities in… read more ›

School Gardens Get Active

As this new study suggests, school gardens are not only an education tool, but also an opportunity to get kids active!  “This is the first true experiment to measure the effects of school gardens on children’s physical activity, and we… read more ›

Walker Health Action in the News

Check it out! Our May 3rd event made the front page of today’s Daily Mountain Eagle! Now that we have all of our i’s dotted and our t’s crossed, we need to spread the word! http://www.mountaineagle.com/view/full_story/24937287/article-Council-OKs-Walker-County-Health-Action-Partnership-event-for-May-3?instance=homefirstleft