2016 Passport to Wellness series in Urbana announced

2016 Passport to Wellness series in Urbana announced


The 2016 Passport to Wellness series will kick off with Go Red for Women on Sat., Feb. 27, from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Champaign Family YMCA in Urbana. The featured speaker is Nurse Practitioner Sue Berger from the Chronic Care Clinic at Mercy Memorial Hospital. She will provide heart healthy information.

Mercy Memorial Hospital, Champaign Family YMCA and the Champaign Health District partner to present Passport to Wellness, a free series of health seminars and family events for mind, body and spirit. With your passport in hand, you’re free to travel to any event you like and soak up the experience. Good health is closer than you might think.

Participants can obtain their free “passport” at any of the six events planned for 2016. 

Passport to Wellness 2016 Schedule

Go Red for Women

When so many women unite to fight, heart disease doesn’t stand a chance.

Sat., Feb. 27  |  5–8 p.m. at Champaign Family YMCA

(Snow date: 3/16 if necessary)

Healthy Kids Day

A lifetime of healthy habits is just a hop, skip and jump away.

Sat., April 16  |  9 a.m.– noon at Urbana University

Summer Safety

In every summer day lurk hidden dangers that your family should know about.

Tues., May 31  |  6:30 p.m. at Champaign Family YMCA

Back to School Glow Event

Keep glowing by staying fit.

Tue., Sept. 20  |  6:30 p.m. at Graham High School Gym

Fashion to a Tea

Join us in celebrating the beauty of surviving breast cancer.

Thurs., Oct. 13  |  5–9 p.m. at Champaign County Fairgrounds

Preventing Diabetes

Almost 90% of people at risk for diabetes don’t even know it.

Tues., Nov. 15  |  Noon at Mercy Memorial Hospital.

Please RSVP to 937-484-6387.

The events are open to the community. Individuals can attend every event. They can get their “passport” stamped at each stop, take home souvenirs in the form of new healthy habits and enter to win valuable prizes such as Fit Bits, camping equipment, Beats headphones, bikes, an iPod, and a Kindle Fire.

For more information about Passport to Wellness, call 937-484-6112.