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19 January 2007

"Wellness Wednesday" Program at the "Caf" Feb. 14

The Jacksonville State University Wellness Center's health promotion campaign—“Get Well JSU”—featuring Wellness Wednesdays in the Jack Hopper Cafeteria, a monthly event—continues with the second "Wellness Wednesday" program scheduled to take place Feb. 14.

Faculty, staff and students will be offered a healthy-choice lunch line—located on the right side of the cafeteria beginning at 11:30 a.m.— featuring healthy foods such as baked fish, wheat rolls, brown rice with peas, sautéed squash medley, manicotti with marinara, steamed cabbage, tossed salad and fruit salad.

Following lunch Gina Mabrey, JSU's Wellness Coordinator,
will present a short program "Save Your Sweet Heart" pointing out the good choices you can make that will decrease heart and cardiovascular disease. This program corresponds to February being designated as "American Heart Month."

After Mabrey's presentation, serious contenders are encouraged to participate in a 15-minute walk—so bring your sneakers.

The following is a tentative schedule of upcoming wellness topics to be discussed.
  • February 14th………..Save Your Sweet Heart
  • March 14th…………...Eat Well to Live Well
  • April 11th…………….Trample Obesity
  • May 9th…………….....Halt Hypertension
Come and join us on Wellness Wednesdays and let’s GET WELL JSU!!

For further information contact Gina Mabrey at 782-5114.

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