Partner Spotlight

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Mahoning Valley Community Health Heroes

2020-12-17T18:49:08+00:00

Partner Spotlight: Mahoning Valley Community Health Heroes The Healthy Community Partnership Says Thank You! to Our Community Health Heroes for Their Service During the COVID-19 Pandemic For our final Partner Spotlight of 2020, it seemed not only appropriate but essential to recognize our partners who have been standing in the spotlight this entire year: our Community Health Heroes. Powerful image of a healthcare worker keeping a patient above water from Iranian artist Bozorghmehr Hosseinpour. Our partners in public health and healthcare have been working tirelessly since the COVID-19 pandemic crashed into our communities nine long months [...]

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Mahoning Valley Community Health Heroes2020-12-17T18:49:08+00:00

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Lake to River Food Cooperative

2020-12-17T18:05:12+00:00

Partner Spotlight: Lake to River Food Cooperative It’s November, which signals the shifting from fall’s golden hours to the silvery shades of winter. And, for many, November is also the beginning of the holiday season. Though our holiday celebrations will look very different this year, one of the essential elements at the center of many holiday traditions will stay the same: food.  At HCP, we always have food on our minds. But, this year especially, it’s been top of mind of many. As we approach the 9 month mark of living through a pandemic, we’ve all heard or read [...]

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Lake to River Food Cooperative2020-12-17T18:05:12+00:00

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Bill McMahon & Francine McBride—Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley

2020-10-22T19:47:51+00:00

Partner Spotlight: Bill McMahon & Francine McBride Community Outreach and Education at Akron Children's Mahoning Valley October is National Children’s Health Month, and the week of October 19-23 is Health Education Week. So, for the October Partner Spotlight, HCP would like to recognize two members of our team whose work focuses on providing outreach and educational opportunities that highlight the importance of protecting and promoting our children’s health: William McMahon, Jr. and Francine McBride from Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley. National Children’s Health Month is recognized by the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention as a time [...]

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Bill McMahon & Francine McBride—Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley2020-10-22T19:47:51+00:00

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Robin Perry, HCP-MV Network Coordinator

2020-09-17T12:50:09+00:00

Partner Spotlight: Robin Perry, HCP-MV Network Coordinator The Healthy Community Partnership-Mahoning Valley is very excited to welcome a new member to our team. Robin Perry will be joining the Partnership as a full-year AmeriCorps VISTA beginning her term on August 31, 2020 and concluding the following year. She will be serving in a role titled the HCP-MV Network Coordinator, where she will enhance HCP-MV’s ability to effectively manage collaborative projects. Some of the activities she will be engaged in will include improving internal and external communications and developing a story bank to capture and share success stories. Through saving [...]

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Robin Perry, HCP-MV Network Coordinator2020-09-17T12:50:09+00:00

HCP Partner Spotlight: Mahoning Valley Farmers Market Managers

2020-08-19T19:11:07+00:00

HCP Partner Spotlight: Mahoning Valley Farmers Market Managers This week, August 2-8, is National Farmers Market Week. Farmers Markets have become an anticipated summer staple across the Mahoning Valley. These spaces offer farmers, gardeners, bakers, and creators of all kinds a place to come together to connect with the community and to share good food and stories. 2020 National Farmers Market Week Infographic The National Farmers Market Coalition has a harvested a bounty of resources that demonstrate the multiple significant ways farmers markets benefit communities: Farmers Markets Stimulate Local Economies The USDA estimates that local food sales [...]

HCP Partner Spotlight: Mahoning Valley Farmers Market Managers2020-08-19T19:11:07+00:00

HCP Partner Spotlight: From Green to Great—Resident Leaders Improving Neighborhoods One Green Space at a Time

2020-07-22T14:29:34+00:00

HCP Partner Spotlight: From Green to Great—Three Resident Leaders Improving Their Neighborhoods One Green Space at a Time Mary Danus, Boulevard Park Neighborhood Association Marguerite Douglas, Lincoln Knolls Community Watch Bobby Reynolds, Northeast Homeowners and Concerned Citizens Over the past 5 years, neighborhoods throughout the Mahoning Valley have seen hundreds of images of ugly abandoned, blighted houses disappear to be replaced by green space. Though these green spaces are more appealing than the structures that once stood on them, they still can leave a lot to be desired. However, if given the chance, these empty green spaces can [...]

HCP Partner Spotlight: From Green to Great—Resident Leaders Improving Neighborhoods One Green Space at a Time2020-07-22T14:29:34+00:00

HCP Partner Spotlight: Christian Bennett

2020-06-23T11:25:26+00:00

HCP Partner Spotlight: Christian Bennett As Trumbull County’s Food Access Coordinator, I hope to accomplish finding sustainable solutions to alleviate the food gaps within the community. Every day I wake up determine to think outside of the box for new opportunities that will make our communities healthier. So far, I have built relationships with 7 independent-locally owned convenience stores within Warren, Oh that is passionate of selling healthier options, such as fresh produce within their stores. It has been a pleasure of getting to know the store owners, not only on a professional level but on a personal level. [...]

HCP Partner Spotlight: Christian Bennett2020-06-23T11:25:26+00:00

HCP Partner Spotlight: Sophia Buggs

2020-06-17T16:12:04+00:00

HCP Partner Spotlight: Sophia Buggs What an amazing time to be alive and working in the valley. Much of my farming, cooking, and wellness consulting have been about connecting folk to the soil, plants, and wellbeing. I’ve always shared my resources off-site at other gardens, kitchens, and businesses. This year plant medicine and land stewardship is the focus. It’s kind of always been the focus of my small urban farm but this time it will be followed through by planting more native species, getting more seeds, trees, and bulbs into the hands of growers and providing onsite social distance [...]

HCP Partner Spotlight: Sophia Buggs2020-06-17T16:12:04+00:00

Partner Spotlight: Ride On! Community Ride Leaders Part 2 | Kelan Bilal & Justin Mondok

2020-05-22T11:26:53+00:00

HCP Partner Spotlight: Ride On! Community Ride Leaders Part 2 |  Justin Mondok & Kelan Bilal HCP Members Participate in Multi-Day Yay Bikes! Community Ride Leader Training and Create Ride On! An Inclusive Bicycle Advocacy and Education Group  By spring of 2018, the Healthy Community Partnership was about to have our training wheels taken off as we set out to begin our journey towards creating a healthier, more equitable Mahoning Valley. Transportation can be a significant community asset, but it, or the lack of it, can be a significant liability. Making sure that people of all ages and abilities [...]

Partner Spotlight: Ride On! Community Ride Leaders Part 2 | Kelan Bilal & Justin Mondok2020-05-22T11:26:53+00:00

HCP Partner Spotlight: Ride On! Community Ride Leaders Part 1 | Jenna Amerine & Ira Cross

2020-05-13T18:59:17+00:00

HCP Partner Spotlight: Ride On! Community Ride Leaders Part 1 | Jenna Amerine & Ira Cross HCP Members Participate in Multi-Day Yay Bikes! Community Ride Leader Training and Create Ride On! An Inclusive Bicycle Advocacy and Education Group  By spring of 2018, the Healthy Community Partnership was about to have our training wheels taken off as we set out to begin our journey towards creating a healthier, more equitable Mahoning Valley. Transportation can be a significant community asset, but it, or the lack of it, can be a significant liability. Making sure that people of all ages and abilities in [...]

HCP Partner Spotlight: Ride On! Community Ride Leaders Part 1 | Jenna Amerine & Ira Cross2020-05-13T18:59:17+00:00
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