Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce in Yakima, Washington

Chamber Committee - Yakima Health & Wellbeing Coalition

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Name: Chamber Committee - Yakima Health & Wellbeing Coalition
Date: June 28, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PDT
Event Description:
Greater Yakima Chamber Committee - Yakima Health & Wellbeing Coalition
Committee Chairs;
Kate Gottlieb - Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital
Dr. Yami 
Cazorla-Lancaster, Nourish Wellness
​4th Wednesday of the Month at the Chamber


Vision: To become the healthiest city in America
 
Mission: The mission of the Yakima Wellbeing Coalition is to bring together Yakima’s largest employers, businesses, city stakeholders, and interested citizens with the common goal of bringing the Blue Zones Project® to Yakima.
 
The Blue Zones Project® is a community wellbeing improvement initiative designed to make healthy choices easier through permanent changes to environment, policy and social networks which ultimately promotes change to daily healthy habits so that everyone can live longer, feel better and be happier.

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
 
Location:
Greater Yakima Chamber
10 N. 9th St
Yakima, WA
Date/Time Information:
Brown bag lunch meeting at the Chamber Noon - 1pm
 
Contact Information:
Thane - 509.248.2021
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