All are welcome at this community wide event!
Sunday February 24th, at 2:00 p.m. at the Jewish Community Campus in the Social Hall – 5801 W 115th Overland Park, KS 66211
NCJW and Roni Beshears are presenting a world-renowned panel of local professionals to speak and answer questions on the latest research regarding children and healthy lifestyles.
Amanda S. Bruce, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Behavioral Pediatrics University of Kansas Medical Center speaking about “Branding and the brain: the influence of food marketing on childhood health”
Kelsee Halpin MD, MPH
Pediatric Endocrinologist, Division of Endocrinology & Diabetes, Children’s Mercy Kansas City speaking about “Understanding Childhood Obesity: Why an ounce of prevention is worth more than a pound of cure”
Meggie Murray, MS, RD
Study Coordinator/Registered Dietitian, Department of Pediatrics, University of Kansas Medical Center speaking about “Technology and other techniques to promote a healthier home”
Robin Shook, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Director, Weighing In, Center for Children’s Healthy Lifestyles & Nutrition, Children’s Mercy Kansas City, Adjunct Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine speaking about “Is my child getting enough physical activity? A summary of national recommendations
In Partnership with:
- National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) Greater Kansas City Section
- Roni Children’s Book Series
- Jewish Family Services
- Congregation Beth Shalom
- Congregation Beth Torah
- Congregation Ohev Sholom
- Kehilath Israel Synagogue
- The Temple, Congregation B’nai Jehudah
- Jewish Community Center
- Center for Children’s Healthy Lifestyles & Nutrition
Your check is your reservation – suggested donation is $5 per person or $18 per family.
Check made out to: NCJW, 5311 W 75th St, PV, KS 66211