Glove City Coalition AGENDA and MEETING MINUTES
(Kathy Stangle, Note Taker )
Date: Thursday, May 20, 2021
10:00 am Zoom
Promoting healthy futures through collaboration and education. GCC strives to reduce youth substance use by engaging and supporting the community through education and collaboration to promote and sustain healthy lifestyles.
Present: Bonnie Peck/Project Coordinator Glove City Coalition, Cassandra VanNostrand/PPGNY, Richard DeMallie/GHS Principal, Vanessa Carey/Catholic Charities, Brandy Richards/Northeast Problem Gambling Resource Center, Lisa Cimo/Victims Advocacy PPGNY, Nicole Walrath/FM Chamber, Anthony Clay/Gloversville Police Dept., Richard Wilkinson/Pastor at Methodist Church Gloversville, Lesley Montenaro/Cancer Services Program, Celeste Farnham/Mountain Valley Hospice, Sally Baker/HFM Prevention Council and Counter Drug Task Force, Margaret Clark/HFM Prevention Council, Alicia King/HFM Prevention Council, Paul Meher HFM Prevention Council, Kyle Yacobucci/Cornell Cooperative ext., Kelsey Carpe/Cancer Prevention, Chad Brown/Fulton County District Attorney, Kathy Stangle/Fulmont Community Action Agency Inc., Howard Wilson/RCIL NY Connects Outreach, Marie Insogna, Nancy Deumaga/Mental Health Association, Erica Peck/Gloversville-Johnstown Kiwanis Club (Responded could not attend- Joyce Royal/N. Main UMC
Kathy Stangle – Head Start
|Approval of April minutes||Howard Wilson- motioned
Kelsey Carpe- seconded
|Spotlight Speaker: Kelsey Carpe||
Kelsey Carpe- Cancer Prevention in Action
Cancer Prevention in Action Fulton, Montgomery & Schenectady Counties –
Promotions Coordinator CPiA is a program that seeks to prevent cancer by providing cancer prevention education, resources, practices and policies to the local communities we serve. We work with both public and private sector businesses/organizations and our services are FREE!
Our program raises awareness about the importance of practicing sun safety and the dangers of indoor tanning.
Help community partners to adopt and implement their own policies to aid in the prevention of skin cancer. Educate the public on the importance of the cancer prevention vaccine HPV.
Work with employers to provide a paid time off benefit so employees can access life-saving cancer screenings.
Recent work on sun safety policies for outdoor recreation and outdoor worksite at Royal Mountain Campground & Granny’s Ice Cream in Fulton County they have shade sails to increase shade and a sunscreen dispenser for the ice cream shop to take action against skin cancer.
May is skin cancer awareness month. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the US, and is the most preventable cancer. Be sure to practice sun safety and avoid getting sunburns to lower your risk of skin cancer.
New email is firstname.lastname@example.org visit our website www.takeactionagainstcancer.com or visit Facebook www.facebook.com/takeactionagainstcancer
|Coalition updates-||Bonnie Peck
NEW CHAIR: Kelsey Carpe
NEW VICE CHAIR: Lisa Cimo
|Youth Coalition Updates- Paul||Paul Meher – Youth Coalition
|Media Committee Update- Cassandra||Cassandra
GPD & NEU Updates
|Neighborhood initiative program will be taking place on 5/20/21 Gloversville, we plan to have 6 neighborhood programs this year. (August 1st Darling Field)|
Johnny’s Ambassadors- Recorded Webinars on Substance abuse, great opportunity to attend trainings
Looking for additional locations in Gloversville to hold in person meetings.
We discussed a need to still provide Virtual meetings for those who can- not attend in person.
Parent Engagement Subcommittee: Paul Meher will schedule a meeting
Capacity Building Subcommittee: Cassandra VanNostrand, Tony Clay, Lisa Cimo, Sally Baker
Tri-Ethnic Survey: Bonnie Peck will be reviewing survey results with Cassandra and Sally
Bylaws committee: Brandy Richards, Richard DeMallie
Cultural Competency: CADCA can train based upon our needs
United Methodist Church having Food Pantry on June 21st from 10:00-1:00. Anyone interested in setting up a table please contact Joyce. Free lunch program every Monday from 11-12:30.
Planned Parenthood: June is Pride month, Planned Parenthood is open to giving training to any agencies on a variety of subject matters, -PPGNY centers are open for both telehealth and in-person appointments -Cassandra is available for outreach and educational workshops -PPGNY is hiring; people can go to https://jobs.lever.co/ppgny for the listings
HFM Prevention Council giving Triple P programming programs for parents of ages 0-12 and parents of teens. Can do these classes in person or by Zoom
Gloversville High School working on Senior soirée, Graduation, and scholarship program Brandy Richards Northeast Problem Gambling working on Problem Gambling surveys
Code blue shelters 57 days open assisted individuals with their needs (such as food pantry, and community resources)
Fulmont Accepting applications for 3 and 4 year olds for our Amsterdam, Canajoharie, OESJ and Gloversville locations, we will send one out/or drop off to anyone who is not able to come get one.
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Note Taker: Paul Meher
Spotlight Speaker: Cassandra VanNostrand