Alabama’s Wellness RX: Healthy Families, Healthy Schools, Healthy Communities

Hi folks! As a way to get the word out about an exciting event happening in Alabama, I’m taking to my blog to share! Some of you may recall me mentioning my work on the Alabama Obesity Task Force. On October 29th we are hosting an exciting event with a number of all-star speakers across the state. Please see all of the event information below and share with any colleagues that this may be of interest to 🙂

Please join us for “Alabama’s Wellness RX: Healthy Families, Healthy Schools, Healthy Communities” hosted by The Alabama Obesity Task Force and Alabama Action for Healthy Kids. This one day summit will discuss solutions for creating a healthier environment to live, learn, and play in our Alabama communities. Featured speakers include State Health Officer Dr. Donald Williamson, State Superintendent of Education Dr. Tommy Bice, Stephenie B. Wallace, MD, Robert Murray, MD and Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox just to name a few.

 

Mark your calendar for Tuesday, October 29th and invite colleagues in your respective organizations. School professionals, community and government leaders, health care providers, health professionals and concerned citizens are encouraged to attend this exciting event. The summit will be held at the Pelham Civic Complex from 8am-4pm. Cost is only $10 per person. Register and pay $10 online to ensure a spot and lunch choice at http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/events/event/52. Due to limited seating, you are strongly encouraged to register and pay online. For individuals that would like to pre-register for the event but plan to pay at the door, please call (205)348-0205 and leave your name, lunch choice, and email contact information. You may also email sqgregg@cchs.ua.edu. Registration will be accepted until one week prior to the event. For more information, please visit http://www.adph.org/obesity.

 

Registration and payment will also be accepted at the door but seating may not be available.

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