2013-03-14 / Current Happenings

Dinner, nutritional documentary, at Lakewood Health System

Dates, times, changed: March 21, April 4, 5 - 7 p.m.

In celebration of Nutritional Month, Lakewood Health System and Todd County Public Health will sponsor dinner and a viewing of the documentary, “The Weight of the Nation,” on Thursdays March 21 and April 4, from 5 - 7 p.m., at the LHS Main Campus in Staples.

Three years in the making, “The Weight of the Nation” is a four-part documentary series, featuring case studies and interviews with leading experts and with individuals and families struggling with obesity. The series spotlights the facts and myths of this urgent public health issue, showing how obesity affects the health of the nation and cripples the health care system; and what individuals and communities can do.

“The Weight of the Nation” is a presentation of HBO and the Institute of Medicine (IOM), in association with the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH); and in partnership with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and Kaiser Permanente.

Seating is limited. To RSVP, call 218-894- 8623. For more information, contact Kelly Coughlin at 218-894-8582.

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