Try This, Huntington Area!

Working for a healthier community?

You’ll love this gathering! 

More info and agenda here! 


Wondrous lunch by The Wild Ramp, Huntington’s Kitchen, St. Mary’s
July 14 / St. Mary’s Conference Center /

2849 Fifth Avenue /  9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Celebrate what’s been done >>> Meet new people >> brainstorm collaborations 

What do people do at the gatherings? Trade ideas! Help each other! Add partners!
At the Mid-Ohio Valley meeting, somebody wanted to create a mobile food market that opens in food deserts on a regular schedule. People who could help piled on with ideas and resources, some willing to partner.  They’re still talking!
Register now! Save your spot.
Different outcomes in different communities
Wheeling has a new biking group – Bike Wheeling – that grew out of a brainstorming session at their Try This, Ohio Valley meeting!  Somebody proposed it, people piled on, and they’re doing it!
Here’s another: At the “Try This, Greenbrier Valley” meeting in April, people from three counties decided to create a funding collaborative, to look for multi-county grants. They’re meeting, planning it!

They’re also exploring a multi-county health activity Web site.

What might Huntington do? It’s up to us!  It’s an opportunity to collaborate and make ideas grow!Mayor Williams is interested in a wellness advisory board. Maybe that idea will pick up steam.
Waterfront paddling?Physical activity in drug prevention/recovery?Come brainstorm your idea!
And we’ll have a great lunch! Reason enough to come! The Wild Ramp’s providing local food. The St. Mary’s chefs are teaming up with Huntington’s Kitchen and The Wild Ramp for a delicious spread!

Celebrating the Wild Ramp’s Fifth Birthday!

This gathering is brought to you by a coalition of do-ers and dreamers who work for many Huntington-area organizations, including The Cabell-Huntington Health Department, City of Huntington, Village of Barboursville, Gro Huntington, The Wild Ramp, Huntington’s Kitchen, Tri-State Racer, Goodwill Industries, Marshall University and many others.

Questions? Contact Kate Long ( or Jeannie Harrison (

Try This, Huntington Area! – July 14