2019 NEHA Region 4 Conference – Omaha, NE

Registration is now open for the 2019 NEHA Region 4 Conference.

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton in Omaha, Nebraska

Dates: September 25-26, 2019

Region 4 NEHA Conference Agenda

Speakers will be presenting on a variety of environmental health topics including: Food Safety, Air and Water Quality, and other Emerging Issues.

Two free workshops are being offered: Inspection Basics of Body Art Establishments and Healthy Homes. Please note if you plan on attending a workshop when you register for the conference.

 

Lodging Rates: A block of rooms is available at the Double Tree at government rate of $109/night plus tax and fees.  The block is being held until August 25 or until it fills, whichever is first.

 

2019 MEHA Spring Conference Scholarship Committee Hosted Events

The MEHA Scholarship Committee is hosting a few fun events to encourage members to hang out with some old friends and make some new ones.  Proceeds from these events go directly to the scholarship funds that support the Mary Lauren Olson Memorial and Northstar scholarships.

Golf Tournament

Wednesday afternoon will showcase a golf tournament at the Lakes course which is right across the street from the main lodge at Ruttger’s Bay.  Everyone starts together at 1:30 pm.  Registration includes golf, cart, golf balls, and door prizes.  The 9-hole option is $45 while the 18-hole option is $65.

Sign up: https://meha.wildapricot.org/event-3357265

 

BEANBAG TOURNAMENT

Back by popular demand - the beanbag tournament will take place Thursday night after dinner.  The tournament will feature two-person teams and a double elimination format that guarantees at least two rounds of action per team.  Registration is $40 per team and includes cash prizes for first and second place.

Sign Up: https://meha.wildapricot.org/event-3357264

*Either reach out directly to Nick Koreen at Nicklaus.Koreen@minneapolismn.gov to register for golf or bags tournaments or utilize our convenient online sign up through the MEHA website. Hope to see you all out there!

Raffle

No pre-registration required.

Buy some raffle tickets and take home some great prizes! Raffle items will be showcased throughout the day on Thursday with the prize drawing Thursday evening during dinner – you do not need to be present to win. Please consider bringing a raffle donation (themed basket, food, anything goes!). Bring cash for raffle tickets!

 

*NEW!* TRIVIA

No pre-registration required.

If throwing bags isn’t your thing or if you find yourself an early exit from the bags tournament, then come join trivia night right across the hall.  New for the 2019 conference, trivia will begin 30 minutes after the start of the bags tournament and will feature prizes for the winning team.  Entry is $10 per person and team size is 1 - 4 people.

**Please reach out to Amy.Saupe (amy.saupe@state.mn.us) if you have interest in donating a raffle item (it’s okay to just bring something to the conference, too) or would like to sign up a trivia team in advance.