Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce in Yakima, Washington

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Membership and Community Luncheon - Blue Zones - Tony Buettner 05/08/17

Date: May 8, 2017 Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Event Description SOZO Sports of Central Washington, Yakima Herald Republic, and the Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce invite you to explore our collective opportunity to improve the health and well-being of all in the Yakima Valley.

Join us for a discussion regarding the state of health on the Yakima Valley and the best practices that can improve overall health, well-being, and longevity.

The "Blue Zones" Presentation - Tony Buettner
May 8th from 11am - 1pm
$22 members or Member tables of 8 - $160 (registered by 5/5/17)
$32 nonmembers
Yakima Convention Center

We look forward to seeing you May 8th and encourage you to invite key leaders in your organization as well.  

Also brought to you by Virginia Mason Memorial, Health Alliance, NewLeaf Healthcare, Health Within Wellness Center, Yakima Heart Center, the Yakima Athletic Club/YAC Fitness, White Pass Ski Resort, and Bearded Monkey Cycling and Fitness.

Come discover Blue Zones Project’s® unique, systemic approach to improving well-being – focusing on our “life radius.” By optimizing the settings where we routinely spend our time such as worksites, school, restaurants, grocery stores, faith-based communities and neighborhoods, we make healthy choices easier – and naturally adopt healthier behaviors together as a community. Blue Zones Project is based on principles identified during a ten-year worldwide longevity study commissioned by National Geographic and detailed in Dan Buettner’s New York Times best-seller.

Discover the Blue Zones Project approach at:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7nw381Ukw4

See Dan Buettner’s Blue Zones TEDMED talk viewed by over 2 million people at:
http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_buettner_how_to_live_to_be_100

Albert Lea, Minnesota, was featured on the popular Irish television show Operation Transformation. Check out their impressive transformation as a Blue Zones Community, including a 90 percent increase in community satisfaction, a 40 percent drop in city worker healthcare costs, a 25 percent increase in property values, a 40 percent increase in biking and walking, and three years of life added by program participants. Albert Lea, Minnesota: Operation Transformation
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=so_1etvOJiw
 


Event Location Yakima Convention Center
10 N. 8th St.
Yakima, WA
Date/Time Information May 8th from 11am - 1pm
Contact Information
509.248.2021
Fees/Admission
$22 members or Member tables of 8 - $160 (registered by 5/5/17)
$32 nonmembers or nonmember table of 8 - $240
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