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For the latest on programs and events find us on Facebook – facebook.com/swellnesscoalition and facebook.com/ssmithcommunitygarden.

A little about us:

BACKGROUND

The Sexsmith Wellness Coalition (SWC) started in 2013 from a community conversation on wellness. As a group representing many facets of our local community, we work with a variety of local groups to bring healthy opportunities to our local residents. By supporting the opportunities for community wellbeing, we enhance the quality of life in and around Sexsmith and contribute to a vibrant and thriving society. The SWC consists of interested individuals, groups and organizations to promote community wellbeing in Sexsmith and area.

VISION

The Sexsmith Wellness Coalition envisions their legacy to be a contribution to a connected, thriving and sustainably healthy community which can support its citizens to address the healthy living environment and social challenges and opportunities within the community.

PRIMARY PURPOSE

The SWC consists to promote community wellbeing in Sexsmith in these key functions:

  • To increase opportunities for community connections and develop partnerships to promote community wellbeing
  • To enhance opportunities for community wellbeing such as active living, healthy eating and community connectedness, etc
  • To assist in the development of environments within our community supportive of healthy living
  • To advocate for the wellbeing of the community of Sexsmith, advising to Council and other agencies regarding the mandate and objectives related to wellbeing.

MEMBERSHIP

Membership is open to any individual or representative of an organization, agency, or group interested in promoting community wellbeing in Sexsmith who support the vision, purpose, goals & objectives of the Coalition.

If you are interested in joining our Wellness Coalition please contact Melody Sample, Wellness Coordinator, at 780-882-1974.

Some of the programs & events we have run in the past:

Family Gym Nights

Community Garden

Easter Egg Hunt

Outdoor Family Day Celebration

Youth programs like Pre-K PlayTime, Nerf Wars & Kid’s Cooking Classes

Walk Run Group – Walk & Yoga, Cross Country Skiing, Indoor & Outdoor Walking, Running groups, Summer Bootcamp, Pickleball

5k/10k Fun Runs including the Spring Fling, Turkey Trot and Terry Fox Run

Good Food Workshops – preserving foods, freezer meals, sourdough

Seniors Community Kitchen

Bike Safety Road-eos

We are looking for people interested in helping us out! There are opportunities to volunteer either at an event/program or joining us on our Wellness Coalition. Call Melody Sample, Wellness Coordinator, for more info 780-882-1974 or wellness@sexsmith.ca.

For the latest on programs and events find us on Facebook – facebook.com/swellnesscoalition and facebook.com/ssmithcommunitygarden.


 

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