NORWAY – Brendan Schauffler has recently joined Healthy Oxford Hills, a project of Stephens Memorial Hospital, as the new Active Community Environment coordinator. The position is funded by the Community Transformation Grant for Small Communities.
Schauffler will work collaboratively with community partners to increase bike and pedestrian usage in Oxford County, specifically in Norway, South Paris, Bethel, Rumford, Mexico, Hiram and Porter.
The ultimate goal of his work is to improve public and community health by encouraging more people in Oxford County to be more physically active through biking and walking.
Brendan is currently completing his master's degree program in Community Planning and Development at the Muskie School of Public Service in Portland. He previously worked as a project manager with Moose Pond Arts+Ecology and he is currently the coordinator at Good Food for Lewiston/Auburn.
For more information visit www.wmhcc.org.