Cedar Valley Go Red for Women
November 5, 2010
5 Sullivan Brothers Convention Center
205 West 4th Street
Waterloo, IA 50701
What's Your 'Purseinality'?
9 am-12 pm: Silent Auction, Vendor Fair, Health Screenings
10-10:30 & 11-11:30 am: Break-out Sessions
12:15-1:30 pm: Lunch & Speakers
Tickets: $40 per person
A Special Thanks to our Presenting Sponsor:
Break Out Session Information:
Go Red Breakout Session Information
Picture and a Promise:
Commit to making a healthier lifestyle today! Choose from a list of heart healthy activities you are committed to doing to set yourself on a journey towards better health. Get your picture taken, solo or with a friend, and you will receive a reminder of your committment, along with your picture, after the event.
Penelope O’Connor is an instructor of speech communication at the University of Northern Iowa and has been on the faculty for 23 years. She teaches in the areas of basic speech, listening, interpersonal communication and public speaking, and also manages the basic speech course. She has also served as a volunteer for Cedar Valley Hospice for 23 years and a leader for Weight Watchers for 17 years. She is active in the Waterloo Community Playhouse and her church. She is married to James O’Connor and has three teenagers. She is a member of the UNI speakers bureau and speaks about listening and communications skills as well as motivational topics to many groups and organizations.
Get inspired. Get informed. Join health and fitness experts, medical professionals, and women like you to hear the concrete steps you can take today for better heart health.
Go Red Breakout Sessions Cover Heart-Healthy Topics
Each woman participating in the Go Red event can choose from three different breakout sessions offering insights into the areas of heart health. All three breakout sessions will be offered twice, at 10-10:30 a.m. and 11-11:30 a.m., on the main level at 5 Sullivan Brothers Convention Center. In addition, presenting sponsor Allen Hospital is providing free heart-health evaluations through its HeartAware program. Sessions include:
“Heart-Healthy 30 Minute-Meals,” Western Home Communities
Husband and wife, Nick and Heidi DuCharme, will present “Heart-Healthy 30-Minute Meals.” Nick is director of dining services for south campus at Western Home Communities. Heidi is manager of 3 Heart at Allen Hospital and former coordinator of the Allen HeartAware program. Nick will do a cooking demonstration on how to prepare heart-healthy meals from start to finish in 30 minutes, and the couple will give ideas on food items to keep on hand for quick and healthy meals.
“Dance, Dance, Dance,” Allen Hospital
Being heart healthy can be fun, and “Dance, Dance, Dance” will showcase a variety of rhythmic dance styles offered in the Cedar Valley. No matter your age, fitness level or dance experience, this session will demonstrate that dance can be an option for your fitness routine. Presenters include Helen Harton, instructor for Prairie Rose Middle Eastern Dance Troupe; Karla Brown, certified Zumba instructor a tap instructor and a salsa instructor. They will give attendees a taste of each dance style, its fitness benefits, and information on local classes and dance groups.
“Genetics and Heart Disease,” Cedar Valley Cardiovascular Center
Salam Sbaity, M.D., will present “Genetics and Heart Disease.” Dr. Sbaity is board certified in cardiology and internal medicine. His practice is located at the Cedar Valley Cardiovascular Center and he is affiliated with Allen Hospital.
Allen HeartAware Evaluations
The Allen Hospital HeartAware evaluation is a free cardiovascular risk assessment conducted online. It only takes about seven minutes to complete and provides women with personalized and strictly confidential information. The Allen HeartAware program helps you:
Knowing your risk profile will enable you to take control of your health and provide you with the best defense against cardiovascular disease.
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