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Register for GRITS Regional Obesity Conference by January 2


Register for GRITS Regional Obesity Conference by January 2

Girls Raised in the South: A Regional Summit on Childhood Obesity takes place January 13th from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center, 7600 John Q. Hammons Drive, Frisco 75034.  The Conference intends to inform a diverse group of those interested in childhood obesity by showcasing the latest research, evidence-based best practices, and policy and lifestyle change strategies focused on the unequal burden of overweight and obesity issues for girls.

The Summit is co-sponsored by Frisco-based Sisterbration®, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health, Region VI and the Community Council’s Dallas Area Coalition to Prevent Childhood Obesity
. Local and national officials and experts in the field will interact with participants in plenary sessions and interactive breakout groups. Participants will benefit from new and expanded partnerships with others seeking to lead and support efforts that address childhood obesity in the region.

Event registration is $50 and includes lunch, access to all plenary sessions and breakout groups, and continuing education credits. Deadline for registration is January 2nd. For more information, contact Sisterbration at 214-727-4842 or log on to Registration Ends January 2.

Posted On: 12/19/11

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