Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Surviving Abundance: Overweight Kids in Crisis Premiere Event

The Consortium for Infant and Child Health (CINCH) invites you to attend a premiere showing of SURVIVING ABUNDANCE: Overweight Kids in Crisis. We will be hosting a SPECIAL PREMIERE of this 30 minute documentary followed by a town hall style discussion with a panel of experts. Our Obesity Work Group has spent the last several months working with WHRO on this documentary, which takes a critical look at the issue of Childhood Overweight. We have limited availability for attendance at this exclusive premiere, so please do register early if you would like to attend.

Surviving Abundance: Overweight Kids in Crisis Premiere
Monday, May 21, 2007
11 a.m. – noon
Regent University
Communications Building, Screening Room
(located off Centerville Turnpike entrance)
Registration is required. Please register by clicking on the following link:

WHRO TV-15 explores the problem and points to possible solutions in a locally produced documentary, SURVIVING ABUNDANCE: Overweight Kids in Crisis. The program paints a grim picture for the future of overweight children unless we begin to make systemic changes that support more healthy choices. Hear from local, state and national childhood health experts and see what some local programs and organizations are doing to encourage healthy lifestyles.

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion.

For those of you who are unable to attend the premiere. You can Tune in May 23 at 8 p.m. to find out what you can do to help ensure our region’s children get the healthy start in life they deserve.

WHRV 89.5 FM also takes a look at the problem during two popular local radio programs this month:

Monday, May 21
HearSay with Cathy Lewis
Noon – 1 pm

Friday, May 18
House Calls with Dr. Pat Raymond
Noon – 1 pm

1 comment:

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