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      Regional Community Health Forum & Health for a Change Workshop May 22, 2019 in Madisonville

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      May 22, 2019

      Wednesday   9:30 AM

      605 East Arch Street
      Madisonville, Kentucky 42431

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      Regional Community Health Forum & Health for a Change Workshop May 22, 2019

      Join members of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky Community Advisory Council for a free, in-person forum on community health issues and a smoke-free workplace policy workshop in Madisonville, Kentucky! This day will be comprised of two sessions – a morning forum and an afternoon workshop. Seating is limited and registration is required to participate. Register for one or both sessions. Both sessions are free of charge. Lunch is included for workshop participants. An Open Invitation: We welcome representatives of local health organizations, health care providers, public health professionals, local elected officials, business and education leaders, local health coalitions and community members interested in improving the health of their community. The forum and workshop are also open to media. Regional Community Health Forum - Kentucky HEALTH 1115 Medicaid Waiver 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Central Time Enjoy coffee and networking starting at 9:30 a.m. The program will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. with a welcome and update on the focus areas and activities of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky by Ben Chandler, President/CEO. Veronica Judy Cecil, JD, Vice President for Public Policy, will convey the latest news on the implementation of the Kentucky HEALTH Medicaid waiver program and lead an input session of the impact of the pending implementation on Western Kentucky communities. This session is open to those interested in learning more about the Foundation for Healthy Kentucky and the latest on the Kentucky HEALTH implementation. Workshop – Health for a Change – Smoke-free Campaigns: Making Your Community a Better Place to BREATHE 11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Central Time 100% smoke-free policies are a vaccine to protect your community from heart and lung diseases and cancer. Is your community ready for a smoke-free law? Discover policy change strategies that work. The workshop is led by Ellen J. Hahn, PhD, RN, FAAN (Alumni Professor in the Colleges of Nursing and Public Health at the University of Kentucky) and is open to all those interested in learning more about how to get their community to go smoke-free. Cancellation Policy Costs associated with the Regional Community Health Forum and Health for a Change Workshop are fully underwritten by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. There is no charge to attend the Forum or the Workshop. Participants who register and do not attend will be charged a $75 cancellation fee. The fee is waived for participants who cancel their registration on or before 12 p.m. CT on May 20. To cancel a registration, please log in to your account or send an e-mail to, or call toll-free 877-326-2583. Consent to Use Photographic Images Registration and attendance at or participation in Foundation meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the Foundation’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee's image or voice in photographs, video recordings, electronic reproductions and audio recordings of such events and activities.

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