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The Second Annual- Our Health Matters Black History Month Speaker Series & Fundraiser

  • Montgomery Legion 330 Kent Street Ottawa, ON, K2P Canada (map)

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Come and Join us for an evening of Interactive Health Education, Promotion & Awareness.
Black Ottawa Business Network Social Group will be holding the Second Annual OUR HEALTH MATTERS FUNDRAISER
This Interactive Speaker Series is a yearly initiative that has been formed to create an awareness around the affects of Diabetes in the Afro/Caribbean/Canadian community.

EDUCATION
*Our mission is to educate the community on
-Diabetes Basics
-Signs & Symptoms
-Body Movement & Daily Activities
-Management & Prevention
-Nutrition & Daily Intake

*At this year's event we will be looking more closely at
-Proper Foot Care
-Diabetes Screenings
-Health Insurance Coverage
-Diabetes Charter for Canada

SPEAKING PRESENTERS
Canadian Diabetes Association
Foot Care Matters
Centertown Community Health Centre
SunLife Financial Services


ENTERTAINMENT
We will have a wonderful array of music, poetry and songs by local artist

There will be LIVE PAINTING by Allan André
http://allanandre.com/

SPOKEN WORD by Montiniquë DeNice McEachern (Syracuse, NY)
and Jenny Meya TWITTER: @Rational_Rebel

and MUSIC by Rita Carter
INSTAGRAM: @ritacartermusic
TWITTER: @ritacarterlove
YOUTUBE: ritacarterlove
SOUNDCLOUD: Rita Carter Music

EXPO
Our mini market will have a silent auction, door prizes & feature local businesses and service providers that contribute to health and wellness

CATERING BY: Aunt Thelma's

TICKETS $15.00
100% of the proceeds will be going directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association so we hope we can count on your support to help find a CURE!

*DONATION & SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE.
*VENDOR OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES

Contact Name for Event: Sophia Jacob

Event Contact Email: sophia@sophiajevents.com

Link to ticket sales (if applicable): www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-second-annual-our-health-matters-speaker-series-tickets-20040074402

Name of Charity : Canadian Diabetes Association

Earlier Event: February 5
Yoga Fundraiser at Happy Tails
Later Event: February 22
MY Day - Retreat at Strathmere