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Wellness is the word at Lunch and Learn series

September 26, 2016

NANAIMO—Helpful tips on healthy living are just a lunch break away.


Dr. Derek Poteryko, Island Health’s Medical Director of Community Health for Nanaimo, invites residents to explore wellness-related topics in a five-part lunch-and-learn series starting Sept. 28.

“These lunch-and-learn classes are about supporting people to make lifestyle choices that can help them improve their health and live happier lives,” said Dr. Poteryko.

The lunch-and-learn classes are part of a wellness partnership between Island Health and the City of Nanaimo. Classes cost $2 each and run from noon to 12:45 pm on Sept. 28 and Oct. 5, 2016 and Jan. 18, Feb. 15 and March 15, 2017.

All classes will be held at the Beban Park Social Centre at 2300 Bowen Road. Pre-registration is available through the City’s Fall and Winter Activity Guide. Participants can attend all sessions or just one or two.

For more information, see page 71 of the City of Nanaimo’s Fall and Winter Activity Guide. http://www.nanaimo.ca/UploadedFilesPath/files/ActivityGuide/index.html#1

To register in advance call (250) 756-5200.

Central/North Island media inquiries
Valerie Wilson
Director, Regional Communications & Engagement
250.739.6303
valerie.wilson@viha.ca