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REGISTER FOR MAY 20 BOOK-SIGNING EVENT


WHO'S IN THE BOOK?
A top chef, a swim coach, and a physical therapist who works with a facility dog are among the 14 health leaders included in Leading Healthy Change In Our Communities 2014, written and illustrated by more than 70 students. The book is the third in a series focused on community leaders who work to enhance health and wellness for children and their families.
Register to attend the book launch and celebration 
See the complete list of leaders in the book
Book features interview with restaurateur Marc Vetri 
WHYY features a book interview with MossRehab's Carolyn Tassini

EAGLES YOUTH PARTNERSHIP TO BE PRESENTING SPONSOR
We are proud to have the Eagles Youth Partnership as Presenting Sponsor for the second consecutive year in a row for our book project. And we are grateful to the many other companies, organizations, and individuals who have become book sponsors this year.  See the list and become a sponsor. 

EXPERT IN LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT TO BE KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Michael Useem, a professor of management, and director of the Center for Leadership and Change Management at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, will serve as keynote speaker at the book-signing celebration on May 20. Read more.

NEW AND NOTEWORTHY

 

UNIVERSITY OF THE SCIENCES TO HOST ART EXHIBIT
On April 23 the University of the Sciences will host an exhibition of heart-healthy posters created by students in Healthy NewsWorks' schools.  The posters were created for the heart-healthy poster contest, an initiative of the Healthy NewsWorks healthy-heart program. USciences students also helped in judging the contest. Read more.

BRYN MAWR STUDENT DESCRIBES WORKING WITH HEALTHY NEWSWORKS
An English and Linguistics major at Bryn Mawr College has written about her experience working with Healthy NewsWorks. "I have had the privilege and pleasure of being a part of the Healthy NewsWorks team....This experience has been completely different from prior nonprofit work because I have been included in every aspect of the organization," writes Ivy Drexel. Read more. 

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER SPEAKS AT PUBLIC HEALTH DAY SYMPOSIUM
Moriah Hall, MPH, a member of the Healthy NewsWorks Advisory Board, discussed research on our program during the recent Public Health Day Symposium at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Her presentation topic was "Telling the Story of Healthy NewsWorks: Exploring Methods to Evaluate Program Impact." Read more. 

WHITEHALL REPORTERS RECEIVE PRAISE FROM SCHOOL NURSE
Healthy Reporter staff members received a message of praise and gratitude from their school nurse for their meaningful work, research, and accuracy in covering heart health.  Read the letter.