Weight of the Nation Town Meeting
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Bowling Green Junior High Auditorium, 900 Campbell Lane
Bowling Green, KY 42101
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Bring your neighbors, friends and coworkers to a town meeting to address the national obesity epidemic. Watch segments of the HBO Documentary “Weight of the Nation” and discuss the fight against obesity in Southcentral Kentucky with a panel of local representatives. Find out what is being done to fight this growing problem in our community and what you can do to create healthier living.
Weight of the Nation Panel:
Dennis Chaney (Barren River District Health Department) - Moderator
Debra Sowell, M.D. (Graves-Gilbert Clinic) - Childhood Obesity
Joe Tinius (Bowling Green City Schools) - School lunch and physical education
Linda Howsen, R.D., L.D. (The Medical Center) - Adult Obesity
Cecilia Watkins, Ph.D (Western Kentucky University) - Worksite Wellness
Jeff Moore (Kentucky Transportation Cabinet) - Greenways, sidewalks, etc.
This event is free. Sponsored by The Medical Center and Barren River Health Planning Council