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RSVP for the December 11 Quarterly Meeting

Please join us for the next Quarterly Meeting on Thursday, December 11 at the Conference Center at UBS Tower at 1 N. Wacker Drive in Chicago from 1 - 4 p.m. The meeting will focus on addressing health equity in childhood obesity prevention, featuring a keynote presentation by Megan McClaire from the Boston Public Health Commission. It will also include networking opportunities, Interest Group meetings (12 - 1 p.m.), a CLOCC update, and more. New to CLOCC? A 30-minute Introduction to CLOCC presentation will be offered at 11:00 a.m. This is an opportunity to find out more about CLOCC and its resources. RSVP is required. RSVP to LaShaun Hayes at or 312-227-7100.



The calendar is for one-time events only. For ongoing programs, please post your information in the Program Inventory.

Please note that the calendar is only for events promoting childhood obesity prevention - nutrition
and health awareness, physical activity promotion, and meetings and conferences. Submissions go through an approval process before they are posted, so there is a short waiting period before your event appears.

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February 25, 2015 – February 27, 2015
Event name: Building a Healthier Future Summit
Location: Washington Hilton, Washington, DC
Description: The Building a Healthier Future Summit presented by the Partnership for a Healthier America is one of the nation’s premiere gatherings of health experts, policy makers and business and industry leaders committed to ending childhood obesity.
For more information visit event web site
June 29, 2015 – July 02, 2015
Event name: 8th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference
Location: Town and Country Resort and Convention Center, San Diego, CA
Description: Join us as we continue to share and discuss emerging research, best practices, community-based efforts, and effective policy strategies that promote and sustain healthy eating and physical activity practices for children, adolescents, and their families.
For more information visit event web site
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Volunteer ID: 1714
Hours available per week: 4-8
Details: I am interested in volunteering for health education. I have my MPH from UIC and have strong interests in preventing obesity and other chronic conditions. I would like to gain more experience in teaching health education. I am interested in opportunities within Chicago.I would primarily like to teach healthy eating, physical activity, sexual health, and/or healthy relationships for children or teen populations. I would like to work with children/teens but am open to working with older adults or adults with chronic conditions.

Volunteer ID: 1715
Hours available per week: 10
Details: I am interested an internship at an organization. The type of service that I am interested in helping childhood obesity and prevention. Furthermore, I am interested in educating children on nutrition and physical activity as well as provide them with the resources to maintain or implement healthy eating habits.

To contact a volunteer:
E-mail your request to and include the Volunteer ID in the subject.


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