May 12, 2014
The Kenko Challenge (Kenko means “health” in Japanese) is an 8 week team-based wellness challenge. The challenge begins April 2nd and run through May 28th. There are fun and energizing interactive challenges and games where healthy lifestyles behaviors will be practiced. Teams of 2-7 need to register at www.kenkochallenge.com The cost of $15.00 per person includes all costs, including a lipid/glucose screening voucher. Team with the highest total points will win prizes as the KENKO champions!
The Literacy Blooms Tea benefiting the Book Buddies program will be held at Irwin Gardens on Saturday, May 10th. Seating times are 1:00 and 2:30. Tickets are $15 each, age 2 and under are free.
Stroll through the gardens and interact with Little Red Riding Hood characters. Self-serve lunch included. Come see the gardens in bloom.
For more information or tickets call 812.376.4461.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association of Central Indiana is holding their annual Lock-Up event on Wednesday, June 4 from 11am-2pm at the Harrison Lake Country Club. The event is a chance for business leaders in the community to use their professional and personal influence to raise funds for Central Indiana families affected by muscle disease. It is also a great event for networking with other key business leaders and gaining exposure for your company.
MDA of Central Indiana is currently accepting nominations for influential business leaders that should be recognized for their achievements and are known for having big hearts. All nominations should be emailed to Indianapolis@mdausa.org or mailed to 9100 Purdue Road, Suite 203 Indianapolis, IN 46268.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association is the world’s leading nonprofit health agency dedicated to finding treatments and cures for 43 different neuromuscular diseases such as muscular dystrophy and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Lou Gehrig’s disease. We do so by funding worldwide research; by providing comprehensive health care services and support to MDA families nationwide; and by rallying communities to fight back through advocacy, fundraising, and local engagement.
Locally, the MDA of Central Indiana located in Indianapolis, helps to raise funds that support the 1,100 local families living with muscle disease. Of every dollar raised, 77 cents goes directly back to services, research, and education. The local services we provide include MDA clinic visits and flu shots, annual repairs of durable medical equipment, support groups for patients and caregivers, therapy consultation, and one week summer camp for ages 6-17.
Program is designed to help you understand the difference between normal age-related memory changes and more serious memory problems that should be evaluated by a medical professional. Other topics covered include the common causes of memory loss, risk factors, and the importance of accurate diagnosis. Videos of physicians, individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, and caregivers are incorporated into the program. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana.
The Alzheimer’s Association is proud to present this program that is designed to help you understand the difference between normal age-related memory changes and more serious memory problems that should be evaluated by a medical professional. Other topics covered include the common causes of memory loss, risk factors and the importance of an accurate diagnosis. Videos of physicians, individuals with Alzheimer’s and caregivers are incorporated into this interactive program. This program is offered at no cost and is open to the public. Pre-registration is requested by calling 800.272.3900.
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