November 7, 2019
For More Information Contact Robert Parker, public information officer, Western Region, 540-580-2960
Pam Ray, D.V.M., M.B.A., M.P.H, population health community coordinator, New River Health District, 540-589-3296
Healthy Roots: A Conversation to Improve Health and Wellbeing in the New River Valley
Local, regional and state government representatives, elected officials, economic development partners, health providers, educators, faith leaders, news media and any interested stakeholders and community members are invited to join the conversation.
Healthy Roots is organized by Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Community Foundation of the New River Valley, Community Health Center of the New River Valley, Lewis Gale Hospital Montgomery/HCA Virginia Health System, New River Valley Regional Commission, University of Virginia Health System/UVA Cancer Center, Virginia Department of Health/New River Health District and Virginia Tech Center for Public Health Practice and Research.
WHAT – “Healthy Roots: A Conversation to Improve Health and Wellbeing in the New River Valley”
Join a conversation about challenges and opportunities to improve wellbeing in the New River Valley, and how investment in our region’s health and wellbeing will benefit individuals, families, employers and our community at large.
Thursday, November 14, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Great Road on Main, 100 W. Main St., Christiansburg
The New River Valley is a wonderful place to live, work and play. Our region’s success relies on having individuals, families and businesses that are healthy, happy and connected to one another. Participants will learn about regional needs, explore the findings of the most recent NRV Community Health Assessment, learn about successful, collaborative models for improving wellbeing in Virginia and chart a path forward for the New River Valley.