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LCC lecture series on health moved to larger venue

LCC lecture series on health moved to larger venue


The popularity of this year’s Lower Columbia College lecture series on health-related topics has prompted a change of venue for the rest of the quarter.

The remaining seven presentations will be held in the Wollenberg Auditorium instead of Main 119. Lectures in the series have been almost full and some instructors plan to bring students to the remaining talks, Charlotte Persons, LCC instructor of languages and literature, said Monday.

All lectures will be at the same time — from noon to 1 p.m. each Thursday through March 13. Food and drink are prohibited in Wollenberg Auditorium. The lectures are free and open to the public.

Here are the remaining lectures:

Jan. 30: “School Gardens: Real Food, Real Life Lessons,” Ian Thompson, director, Lower Columbia School Gardens

Feb. 6: “Living Well to Prevent Diabetes: Early Detection, Aggressive Treatment, and Optimal Glycemic Control,” Annette Ward, LCC nursing instructor, and Christine Trabucco, diabetic educator at Peacehealth SW Medical Center in Vancouver

Feb. 13: “The Affordable Care Act In Washington State,” Amber Rosewood, community relations liaison, Family Health Center, Longview

Feb. 20: “Restorative to Hot Yoga: Paths to Wellness and Strength,” Desiree Ouellette, owner/instructor, Holos Yoga, Longview

Feb. 27: “Food, Weight, and Exercise: The Truth Behind Our Obesity Epidemic and Strategies for Successful Change,” Elena Ross, LCC physical education instructor

March 6: “Mental Health in America: Compassion or Incarceration?” Michael Strayer, LCC psychology instructor

March 13: “Mobilizing Collective Impact for Health: The Cowlitz County Health & Human Services Community Health Improvement Plan,” Michael O’Neill, community mobilization coordinator, Cowlitz County Health & Human Services.

The Daily News, Longview, Wash.


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