Home > Events > KBC Meetings > August 2017 KBC Meeting
01 April, 2024
10:40 am
Shawnee County Health Dept.- Training room A (formerly DCF (SRS) training center), 2600 SW East Circle Drive, Topeka KS

You’re invited to attend any bi-monthly KBC meeting to participate in the breastfeeding advocacy dialogue in Kansas. Meeting Information

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11:00 Welcome & Introductions

11:15 Approval of previous meeting minutes (attached) and additions to current agenda

11:20 EMPower Hospitals Update and Encouragement
– Representatives from EMPower hospitals

11:40 Grants Awarded to Kansas Hospitals to achieve Baby-Friendly Hospital designation
– Katie Schoenhoff, United Methodist Health Ministry Fund

12:00 KBC Nominations Committee
– Michelle Sanders, KBC Past-Chair

12:10 Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, working with a Tribe to become a Community Supporting Breastfeeding
– Brenda Bandy, Executive Director

12:20 Highlights from National Breastfeeding Coalitions Conference
– Treva Smith KBC Board Member, Brenda Moffitt, KBC Chair-Elect and Brenda Bandy, ED

12:35 Local Breastfeeding Coalition spotlight
– Kaw Area Breastfeeding Coalition (Topeka)
– Martha Hagen, WIC State Breastfeeding Coordinator

12:50 Sharing

1:00 Closing – Save the Date! Coalitions Conference Oct. 13th – Learning and networking!