Last year, Healthy Horizons received a grant to provide colon cancer prevention and screening recommendations in the workplace. Therefore, we have a whole month of activities planned for March in observance of Colon Cancer Awareness Month.

Lunch and Learn Series

Faculty and staff who attend the “Ask the Doctor” Lunch and Learn on March 17 ,and at least one other Lunch and Learn during the month of March, will receive a prize! Prizes include a $75 gift card to Dream Dinners, the New American Heart Association Cookbook, the Deceptively Delicious Cookbook, portion control cooking utensils, exercise bands,  and other great prizes!

REGISTRATION REQUIRED:  Please register by emailing healthyhorizons@butler.edu or by calling extension 8143

Thursday, March 6:  Preventing Cancer presented by Angie Scheetz from the National Institute of Fitness and Sports
Noon-1:00 p.m. in Atherton 326
-Explore the relationship between your nutrition habits and your risk for developing cancer.

Monday, March 17:  Ask the Doctor: Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention presented by Dr. Patel, a local Gastroenterologist
Noon-1:00 p.m. in Atherton 326
-Dr. Patel will discuss colon cancer screening options and answer any questions you may have.

Thursday, March 27:  Cooking Demonstration presented by Carol Hagans Wroblewski
11:00 a.m.-noon in Atherton 326
-Join us for hands-on cooking demonstration as Carol shows us how to incorporate more fiber and less saturated fat in our diets.

Please REGISTER for any or all of the programs by emailing healthyhorizons@butler.edu or by calling extension 8143.

Faculty and Staff who attend the “Ask the Doctor” Lunch and Learn on March 17th and at least one other Lunch and Learn during the month of March will receive a prize! 

 

Healthier BU Blog

Don’t forget to check out the Healthier BU Blog. Every post during the month of March will be dedicated to Colon Cancer awareness and prevention. You can even subscribe to the blog to make sure daily posts are delivered right to your inbox! Every new subscription during the month of March will be entered to win a $75 Dream Dinners gift card!

Questions?  Contact Healthy Horizons at healthyhorizons@butler.edu or extension 8143.

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