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The Weight of the Nation and Its Impact in Lorain County---A Call to Action for Community Leaders

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Obesity has swept across the US and now affects 67% of Lorain County adults! To energize, inform and call the community to action in regards to the obesity epidemic and its impact on individuals, families, worksites, and communities, a special screening of the HBO documentary The Weight of the Nation will take place on Thursday, June 14, 7:30-9:30am at Lorain County Community College, Spitzer Conference Center.

Business & Community Leaders are invited to attend the event in an effort to Watch a portion the HBO documentary, The Weight of the Nation, Learn about what’s happening to combat obesity in Lorain County, and Get Energized to take action where you live, work or play! The issue of obesity requires businesses, educators, community leaders, politicians, and families to take a stand together for the health of us all.

Breakfast will be provided. No fee to attend. Space is limited, preregistration required. Register HERE.

The event is brought to you by, the Lorain County General Health District and the United Way of Greater Lorain County, in association with EMH Healthcare, Mercy Health Partners and The Lorain County Medical Society, and in partnership with Kaiser Permanente.

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