North Country Heart Network staff attended the annual DASH NY (Designing a Strong and Healthy NY) Conference, “Keep the Good Work Going” in Albany, NY on March 19th.Andrea Goff and Margot Gold from the North Country Healthy Heart Network attended the DASH training
As the title implies, the agenda included presentations on initiatives implemented in NYS over the past few years that are now sustainable without state or private grant monies.Josy Delaney presented to advocates from around NY on the Malone Complete Streets Coalition
Franklin County’s very own, Josy Delaney, ably represented the Malone Complete Streets Partnership, (MCSP) in her presentation, “Sustainability through Partnerships and Policy”. Delaney highlighted steps undertaken to not only secure a Malone Complete Streets Policy, an affiliated implementation plan and positive changes to roads, cross walks and sidewalks, beautifully illustrated with “before” and “after” images but she also highlighted parallel activities to create the Malone Complete Streets Advisory Committee. Delaney graciously thanked the many MCSP partners with special recognition to Jamie Konkoski, North Country Healthy Heart Network, for her leadership, support and guidance to the MCSP over the past five years.
Delaney’s presentation is accessible to the public at http://www.nyam.org/dash-ny-program/conference/conference2015.html. The presentation begins at 53:30.
To find out more about DASH-NY visit: www.dashny.org