You Are Invited to the NVFC Health and Wellness Advocate Workshop at Firehouse Expo

Monday, 12 July 2010
Going to Firehouse Expo this month? Love FREE and worthwhile education? Interested in health and safety? Then YOU need to register TODAY for the NVFC Health and Wellness Advocate Workshop!

What:
The Health and Wellness Advocate Workshop
Hosted by the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) Heart-Healthy Firefighter Program, in partnership with L&T Health and Fitness.

Cost:
FREE!!!

Who:
Fire and EMS personnel from around the region who are interested in health and fitness and have the ability to lead and motivate others. Participants are encouraged to have the support of department leadership prior to attending this course.

Where:
The Ruth Room
Hilton Hotel – Baltimore Inner Harbor
401 West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(443) 573-8700

When:
July 23, 2010: 8:00am – 4:00pm
July 24, 2010: 8:00am – 3:00pm

Why:
The NVFC Heart-Healthy Firefighter Program launched the Health and Wellness Advocate program to combat the leading cause of line-of-duty firefighter deaths - heart disease - by creating health and fitness advocates within fire/EMS departments. Participants learn basic principles behind developing a sound health and fitness program and how they can become advocates for health and wellness within their department. As Health and Wellness Advocates, they will encourage and motivate their fellow fire and emergency personnel to adopt heart-healthy behaviors.

The free, two-day Health and Wellness Advocate Workshop is taught by ACE-certified instructors from L&T Health and Fitness, an award-winning fitness and health management company. The workshop mixes classroom components with hands-on learning to equip participants with the tools and knowledge they need to succeed as a health and wellness advocate.

How:
Register online today! Registration is also available by e-mailing NVFC Health and Safety Project Coordinator Lillian Ricardo at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by calling (202) 887-5700 x.21. Space is limited to 35 individuals so hurry and register today!

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