State Fair Volunteers Needed
WVCHIP is still looking for volunteers to staff the booth at
the West Virginia State Fair during the week of August 8 -
Volunteers will distribute promotional items, information
and applications to fair-goers.
There will be two shifts:
9 am - 3 pm and 3 pm - 9 pm.
CHIP will provide lodging and the entrance ticket to the
Parking is free.
If you are interested in volunteering, please contact: Pam
Gunter at 558-6633 or firstname.lastname@example.org
from the WV CHIP Office
WV CHIP enrollment numbers have been increasing each month
for the past three months. CHIP is now averaging a total
enrollment of 21,700 kids a day.
The WV CHIP office provided a $2,000 grant to WVU Adolescent
Medicine for Prevention Summer 2003. They will be conducting
preventive services for youth and targeting diabetic
education. Those at risk for diabetes will be entered into
an 8 week nutrition and exercise program.
In addition a $2,000 grant was provided
to Jefferson County Board of Education for Prevention Summer
2003 (Healthy Kids Day).
Outreach funding was continued for Fred Cooper (Raleigh,
Wyoming, Fayette) & Marla Short (Poca, Upshur, Randolph)
through September 30.
The faith based Outreach Committee is working on reaching
out to the faith community in Wood County.
Back to School Campaign 2003
The Annual Back to School Campaign kicks off August 1 and
runs through the end of September. The goal is to enroll
children into the Medicaid and CHIP programs, get them to
visit their providers for the prevention services and
to encourage families to partake of the Tax Free Weekend in
The WV CHIP office will be purchasing bike helmets and
scooters for agencies to give away in conjunction with their
åBack to SchoolÇ enrollment efforts.
helmets will be available in the following sizes:
ChildÇsà 5-8 yrs.
Youthà 8-14 yrs.
Organizations that are planning events should notify the WV
CHIP office with the date and nature of the event as well as
the sizes of helmets you would like for you event.
The number of helmets distributed to each
organization will depend on the number of responses.
Organizations that respond will be entered into a drawing to
receive one of the scooters to be given away as a grand
Events will also be listed on the WV CHIP activities
To register your event, contact Pam Gunter at (304)
558-6633 or e-mail at email@example.com by June 30.
We know there will be many exciting activities going on
through out the
* Back to School Bash at Glade Elementary School
in Webster County
*Kiddie Fair combined with a Health Fair at Summersville
*Pool Party in Randolph County
*Picnic at the WV Wildlife Preserve in Upshur County
*Pool Party in Pocahontas County
*Pool Party wiht a DJ in Braxton County.
New location for WV Healthy Kids and Families Coalition
The WV Healthy Kids and
Coalition is on the move.
As of July 1, 2020, the Coalition has a new location
at 2003 Quarrier Street, East in Charleston.
We will be located on the second floor above the WV
Please make a note of our address change:
WV Healthy Kids and Families Coalition
2003 Quarrier Street, East