Raleigh, NC, October 10, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Kim Raynor, interim chief executive officer for The Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education, a statewide nonprofit whose mission is to positively impact the lives of North Carolina youth through health education, has announced that the organization will host its 2007 Annual Meeting on Thursday, Nov. 1 from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at the Poe Center, located at 224 Sunnybrook Road in Raleigh. Dr. Sheila Collins, director of Translational Biology and the Program in Endocrine Biology and senior investigator at The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences, will be the keynote speaker, and will address obesity and diabetes. The meeting will feature a healthy breakfast provided by Rocky Top Hospitality. For more information, please visit their Web site at http://www.poehealth.org.
“We are looking forward to our 2007 Annual Meeting,” said Raynor. “We are excited to provide the opportunity for the community to actively engage in the health education of North Carolina’s youth, and we hope to empower the community to make healthier lifestyle choices.”
About The Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education:
The Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education, headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., specializes in delivering and developing programs for youth to address health concerns like childhood obesity, physical inactivity, unhealthy food choices, tooth decay, drug and alcohol abuse, unintentional injuries, and teen pregnancy. All programs follow The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction's Healthful Living Curriculum. The Poe Center conducts a number of specialized projects, made possible through the collaboration and support of health education friendly partners. Since opening its doors in November 1991, the Poe Center has provided healthy lifestyle education to communities, schools and organizations, serving over 675,000 participants from 73 counties in North Carolina. For more information, you can visit their Web site at http://www.poehealth.org.
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