What does Minnesota know that Wisconsin doesn’t?

Thursday, July 09, 2015

WOTFV July Event

Join the Weight of the Fox Valley on July 15th for a Community Health Connections Breakfast from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m.

Contributors: Julia Salomón, Corporate Dietitian and Health Educator at Affinity Health System and Keren Rosenberg, Program Manager for Weight of the Fox Valley

If you are intrigued by the question, "What does Minnesota know that Wisconsin doesn't?", join us on Wednesday, July 15th at the Weight of the Fox Valley* Community Health Connections breakfast event to find out. While you enjoy a healthy breakfast at Bridgewood Conference Center at 7:30 a.m., staff and volunteers from the Weight of the Fox Valley will provide you with updates and local success stories. Come listen to a real life story from Matt Jameson, President of Jay Manufacturing (Oshkosh), as he describes the changes he made to improve his health.

Following the updates, at 8:30 a.m., Meghan M. JaKa, from the University of Minnesota School Of Public Health will address the audience and share how Minnesota has been successful in their obesity prevention efforts. Ms. JaKa is a PhD candidate and Program Manager at Health Partners Institute for Education and Research in Minnesota and has done extensive work in the field of obesity prevention.

Following her presentation, the Active Communities and Worksite Action Teams will meet from 9:15 to 11:00 a.m. The meetings are open to current Action Team members and anyone who is interested in joining one of these teams.

Join us for the whole morning, just the keynote and/or to work on the action teams. Register to attend. We hope to see you there!

*Weight of the Fox Valley is a tri-county obesity prevention initiative whose mission is to encourage the residents of our region to together achieve and maintain a healthy weight at every age. Together we can make a difference.