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“Community Conversation” on health to be held tonight

This news story was published on April 30, 2012.
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The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health is pleased to announce another component to the “Bringing Wellness Home” campaign encouraging residents to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors.  Daniel Wright and Rebecca Meyer, FitnessWrightNow and former contestants of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” will be hosting monthly Community Conversations.  Residents may participate in the LIVE conversations via telephone or the web.  Wright and Meyer will be speaking on a variety of health and wellness topics, but look forward to the interaction and questions from participants.

“The Health Department hopes this opportunity will provide yet another means for residents to identify tips and support for eating healthier, adding exercise and adopting healthy behaviors to help in the improvement of the county’s health,” says Kelli Huinker, Wellness Service Manager.

The first Community Conversation is Monday, April 30, 2012 from 7:00 – 8:00 PM.   To participate, dial in at 1-512-400-4809 and enter access code: 9532459# or visit the online webinar at Additional conversations will be held the last week of each month unless conflicting with holidays.

In an effort to promote participation in the community conversations, residents posting comments on FitnessWrightNow’s blog featured on the Health Department’s website after the conversation will randomly be selected to receive wellness prizes. For more information regarding the Community Conversations and Wellness Blog with Wright and Meyer, please visit the Health Department’s website at or call the Wellness Manager at 641-421-9312.

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    April 30, 2012 at 1:44 pm

    Good program. I hope the attendence is good.