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Millie Snyder to Participate in the 12th Annual Southern Obesity Summit

Millie Snyder also owns and operates The Shape Shop to give people a chance to eat healthy food, will be participating in the 12th Annual Southern Obesity Summit in Charleston, WVa on October 22-24, 2018 at the Charleston Convention Center.

She will be exhibiting and offering her Lean and Luscious cookbooks, which have hundreds of recipes to choose from that are both healthy and taste great!

The 12th Annual Southern Obesity Summit is the largest regional obesity prevention event in the United States, drawing hundreds of participants from 16 Southern States consisting of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. Together, these states join forces to fight obesity.

The 12th Annual Southern Obesity Summit will be held with a focus on collective impact through the lens of Health Equity; we will explore system impacts: The summit looks at where we Live, Work, Learn, Eat, Play and Pray. This Summit will bring together leadership from across the south to share, learn and develop strategies for positive change around obesity prevention.

  • Participants from 16 southern states will convene to publicize effective and emerging obesity prevention practices in the region and energize grassroots efforts in each state.

  • Attendees will include policymakers, leaders from community-based organizations, federal and state government officials, health care providers, non-profits, youth and members from national and state associations.

  • SOS is a great opportunity for regional partnering, and provides each state access to technical assistance through learning collaboratives.

  • The three-day conference offers networking opportunities, fast paced breakout sessions, workgroup meetings, and plenary sessions that will focus on cross-state collaboration, best practices and significant leadership in obesity prevention.

  • For the past five years, we have spotlighted strategies having the most impact on obesity prevention under the pillars of:

Early Childcare | Food Access | Nutrition | Schools | Healthcare | Physical Activity | Worksite Wellness.

Millie hopes you can stop by and see her.

The Summit expects a record attendance of 325 people.

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