The 2016 Passport to Wellness series will kick off with Go Red for Women 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Champaign Family YMCA in Urbana. The featured speaker is Nurse Practitioner Sue Berger of the Chronic Care Clinic at Mercy Memorial Hospital. She will provide heart healthy information.

Mercy Memorial Hospital, Champaign Family YMCA and the Champaign Health District partnered to present this free series of health seminars and family events for mind, body and spirit.

Passport to Wellness 2016 Schedule

Go Red for Women

When so many women unite to fight, heart disease doesn’t stand a chance.

Sat., Feb. 27 | 5-8 p.m. at Champaign Family YMCA

(Snow date: March 16 if necessary)

Healthy Kids Day

A lifetime of healthy habits is just a hop, skip and jump away.

Sat., April 16 | 9 a.m.-noon at Urbana University

Summer Safety

In every summer day lurks hidden dangers that your family should know about.

Tues., May 31 | 6:30 p.m. at Champaign Family YMCA

Back to School Glow Event

Keep glowing by staying fit.

Tues., Sept. 20 | 6:30 p.m. at Graham High School Gym

Fashion to a Tea

Celebrate the beauty of surviving breast cancer.

Thurs., Oct. 13 | 5-9 p.m. at Champaign County Fairgrounds

Preventing Diabetes

Almost 90 percent of people at risk for diabetes don’t know it.

Tues., Nov. 15 | noon at Mercy Memorial Hospital.

RSVP to 937-484-6387.

Get your “passport” stamped at each event you decide to attend, take home souvenirs in the form of new healthy habits and enter to win prizes such as Fit Bits, camping equipment, Beats headphones, bikes, an iPod, and a Kindle Fire.

For more information about Passport to Wellness, call 937-484-6112.

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Information submitted by Community Mercy Health Partners