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Health Day to be held at Southbridge Mall


This news story was published on April 1, 2012.
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MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health will be hosting a Health Day on Saturday, April 7, 2012, from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM at Southbridge Mall.   Health Day is aimed at encouraging residents to take control of their personal health through lifestyle behaviors. This event will highlight NBC’s “Biggest Loser” contestants, Daniel Wright and Rebecca Meyer, Season 8 At Home Winner. Throughout the event, Wright and Meyer will share personal successes and barriers along their journey to healthier living. Health Day will also feature healthy cooking demos and healthy shopping tips and strategies by Hy-Vee Dietitians. The Health Department staff will be on hand to provide health assessments such as blood pressure, Body Mass Index (BMI) and Health Risk Appraisals. Information about Diabetes, Hypertension, Heart Disease, sample exercise plans and worksite wellness tools will also be provided. The Cerro Gordo County Women’s Health Fund will also be there to promote the Lace Up, Leash Up, Line Up – 5K Run/Walk. Below is a schedule of events for the day.

10:00 – 11:00 AM Daniel Wright and Rebecca Meyer, Wright Fitness
11:00 – 11:45 AM Healthy Shopping and Meal Planning by Hy-Vee Dietitians
12:00 – 1:00 PM Wright Fitness and Hy-Vee Dietitian Question and Answer
1:00 – 1:45 PM Hy-Vee Cooking Class
1:45 – 2:00 PM Kaplan 90 Day Challenge Winner Announcements
2:00 – 3:00 PM Wright Fitness
3:00 – 4:00 PM Fitness Testing
4:00 – 5:00 PM Wright Fitness
5:00 – 6:00 PM Wellness Booths

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  1. Larry Reply Report comment

    April 1, 2012 at 9:28 am

    Great Program on important issues.