Healthy Living Recognition - Butler VA Health Care System
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Butler VA Health Care System


Healthy Living Recognition

September 25, 2012

VA Butler Healthcare To Host First Healthy Living Recognition Event
30 Local Veterans To Be Recognized for Healthy Living Achievements 

What: VA Butler’s first Healthy Living Recognition Event will recognize Veterans for successes made toward making healthy living choices resulting in positive outcomes (i.e., improved cholesterol, blood sugar control, weight loss, tobacco cessation, etc.). 
Information on VA’s healthy living programs such as MOVE!, My HealtheVet, and Tobacco Cessation will be available for all attendees. In addition, VA Butler’s “Nutrition Kitchen” Chef will showcase ways for Veterans to eat wisely with a live food demonstration and food samplings. Light refreshments will be served.
Who: All are invited to attend—Veterans, family, friends, employees, volunteers, and the community

When: October 9, 2012; 1 pm – 4pm

Where: VA Butler Healthcare Auditorium (Bldg.1); 325 New Castle Road; Butler, PA 16001

Background: The Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Program at VA Butler Healthcare is teaching Veterans how to live a healthier lifestyle today and in the future through VA programs such as MOVE! (Weight Management Program for Veterans), My HealtheVet, Tobacco Cessation, Telephone Lifestyle Coaching, Nutritional Services, and much more. 

Media Contact: 
   Name:  Amanda Kurtz
   Phone: 724-996-8784