6th Annual Southcoast Worksite Health and Wellness Conference!
Event Date: Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
Fall River YMCA, Educational Achievement Center
199 North Main Street (4th Floor)
Fall River, MA
Cost: $35/person $15/Students
The focus of this conference is to bridge the resource gap between employers and our community. While helping you keep your most important asset, your employees, healthy! We will also have a great panel of local worksites talking to our group about best practices in the field of worksite wellness.
You can view last years confernce at the link below:
Fall River’s ‘revitalized’ YMCA marks its grand re-opening FALL RIVER — Skeptics didn’t believe the millions of dollars needed for a massive $11.2 million “revitalization” of an aging downtown landmark could possibly be raised during these tough economic times. On April 8th 2015, they were proved wrong.
Encouraging people to quit smoking, the Fall River City Council the Westport Board and Barnstable boardof Health passed a ban of sale of tobacco products in pharmacies. Future plans will be to sign on other Southcoast communities. This policy received National attention for the Y USA and CDC.
Voices for a Healthy SouthCoast awarded more than $1 million to help create healthier communities in Fall River, New Bedford, Wareham
Southcoast Hospital CEO Keith Hovan,State Representative, Christopher Markey, Bob Colette,YMCA Southcoast Vice President of Operations Nancy Bonell, Steven A. Beauregard Executive Director of New Bedford Housing Authority, State Representative Antone Cabral, Melissa Gonzalez, Gary Schuyler – CEO YMCA Southcoast and Dr. David Weed Healthy City Fall River.bookmarkVoicesfinClick here to download the printable guide for Places to walk and Shop for local produce
The mission of Voices is to build and support healthy lifestyles in southcoast communities. We aim to do this by working together and advocating for policy, practice and environmental change in order to sustain vibrant communities that are conducive to healthy living.