Whether you are a student, an employee of a local business, or a retiree, it is important for you to be healthy to be able to do what you need to do every day. In 2013, CGH Community Services will again offer the "Growing Healthier" series of speakers on several important health topics.
Every time you attend a program your name will be entered into a drawing for a $500.00 prize to be awarded at year end! The more programs you attend the more entries you earn. All programs are free and open to the public. Programs will be held in the CGH Ryberg Auditorium unless otherwise noted.
Download a printable schedule here.
April 24 at 6 p.m. -
"Stand, Sit and Heal: The Health Benefits of Dogs" presented by Susan Jakobs, Certified Professional Dog Trainer. Register here.
May 16 at 6 p.m. -
"Hot Flashes, Mood Swings and Belly Fat...Oh My! Peri-Menopause and Beyond" presented by Dr. Marcia Jones. Register here.
May 21 at 12 noon -
"Does the Shoe Fit?" presented by Dr. Eric Riley. Register here.
June 11 at 6 p.m. -
"Common Causes of Joint Pain: Prevention and Treatment" presented by Dr. Michael DeFranco. Register here.
July 9 at 12 noon -
"I'm Not Sick...Why Should I See a Dr?" presented by Dr. John Luckey. Register here.
July 18 at 6 p.m. -
"Emotional Eating" presented by Terry Durham, RN, MSN. Register here.
August 1 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Kroger - Eat This, Skip That!
August 6 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Save a Lot - Eat This, Skip That!
August 8 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at County Market - Eat This, Skip That!
September 12 at 6 p.m. -
"Exercise & Pumpkin Pie: Healthier Options" presented by Marilyn Cserhus from the U of IL Extension. Register here.
October 3 -
"Walk the Ribbon" to be held at Hoover Park & Woodlawn Arts Academy.
Sponsored by the CGH Health Foundation, Northern Illinois Home Medical Supply, Home of Hope and Mary Kay Cosmetics
November 7 at 6 p.m. -
"Going With the Flow: Prostate and Other Men's Health Issues" presented by Dr. William Bird. Register here.
November 12 at 12 noon -
"Eating by H.E.A.R.T. Goodbye Green Bean Casserole?" presented by Polly Nobis. Register here.
Thank you to all of our speakers and to those who have attended the "Growing Healthier" programs held thus far. We hope you are enjoying our educational series!
January 10 at 6 p.m. -
"Tone Your Bones" presented by Sherry DeWalt. This will be held at the YWCA of the Sauk Valley.
January 15 at 6 p.m. -
"Tone Your Bones" presented by Sherry DeWalt. This will be held at the Rock Falls Community Building.
February 12 at 6 p.m. -
"Putting the Risks and Benefits of Statin Therapy in Perspective" presented by Dr. Peter Toth
March 12 at 12 noon -
"Sleep Alarm: Your Health May be Suffering" presented by Dr. Martina Vendrame.
March 21 at 6 p.m. -
"The Aging Eye" presented by Dr. John Hahn.
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