Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce in Yakima, Washington

Chamber Committee - Yakima Health & Wellbeing Coalition - next meeting 1/24/18

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Name: Chamber Committee - Yakima Health & Wellbeing Coalition - next meeting 1/24/18
Date: November 22, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
Event Description:
Cancelled - meetings resume on 1/24/18
Greater Yakima Chamber Committee - Yakima Health & Wellbeing Coalition
Committee Chairs;
Kate Gottlieb - Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital
Dr. Yami 
Cazorla-Lancaster, Nourish Wellness

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:

See Dan Buettner’s Blue Zones TEDMED talk viewed by over 2 million people at:

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
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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