Tag Archives: SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC)

SEARHC launches Southeast Wellness in Action fitness program in August

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is launching the Southeast Wellness in Action fitness program, which takes place from Aug. 1-27 in several communities throughout the region. The goal of the program is for people to get at least … Continue reading

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Use Park Prescriptions hikes of Sitka National Historical Park for an Active April

Several local groups are using the Park Prescriptions program to promote an Active April with hikes of the Sitka National Historical Park. If you take the challenge, you can win prizes by hiking the park trails during April. Park Prescriptions … Continue reading

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Sitka Health Summit chooses three 2015-16 community wellness projects

Sitka residents decided to find ways to honor and support our elders, build an accessible community playground near Crescent Harbor, and build a community greenhouse on the roof of the city cold storage building (or a similar-flat-roofed structure), choosing those … Continue reading

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Sitka Health Summit planning Day to be Oct. 9 at UAS Sitka Campus

Join us for the ninth annual Sitka Health Summit planning day, which takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, at the University of Alaska Southeast Sitka Campus. The Sitka Health Summit got its start in … Continue reading

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Sitka Bike Rodeo, National Bike to School Day, classroom events put spotlight on kids’ cycling and safety

  As the temperatures warm up, two events this week will highlight kids’ cycling and safety in Sitka — the Sitka Bike Rodeo on Saturday, May 2, and the second annual National Bike to School Day on Wednesday, May 6. These two … Continue reading

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Sitka Health Summit planning day is Oct. 3 at Harrigan Centennial Hall

Join us for the eighth annual Sitka Health Summit planning day, which takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 3, at Harrigan Centennial Hall. The Sitka Health Summit got its start in 2007 when then-Sitka Community … Continue reading

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SEARHC Health Promotion launches elder walking program at Sitka National Historical Park

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) Elder Physical Activity Program, in partnership with the Parks Prescription Program, will offer escorted hikes for elders from 2-3 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays on the totem trails at Sitka National Historical Park. … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park hosts National Trails Day events on Saturday, June 2

Saturday, June 2, is the 20th anniversary of the American Hiking Society‘s National Trails Day, and the Sitka National Historical Park is hosting a celebration. Included in this event is the launch of the new Sitka Health Summit-backed Park Prescriptions … Continue reading

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Tuesday signing ceremony set for Sitka Sustainable Outdoor Recreation Action Plan

Stakeholders will gather at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 10, at Harrigan Centennial Hall to sign the Sitka Sustainable Outdoor Recreation Action Plan. (Editor’s note: Here is a link to a KCAW-Raven Radio story about Tuesday’s signing ceremony). This plan … Continue reading

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