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2019 Minority Health Month

  • Apr01
    Monday All Day
  • Apr 30
    Tuesday All Day

Minority Health Month (MHM) was created in April 1989. It is a 30-day inclusive, high-visibility wellness campaign.

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April 2019 –  Minority Health Month Events

April 6, 2019
2019 MINORITY HEALTH MONTH KICK-OFF!
9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Free Movie – Hidden Figures.  This movie stars three black women who
crunched the numbers for NASA in the 1960’s! We celebrate minority
pioneers and will also honor a native Daytonian who was a Hidden
Figure at WPAFB! Breakfast will be provided. Free health screenings,
health information, movie popcorn, and a $10 gift card! Free and
open to the community.
The Neon Movies, 130 E. Fifth St., Dayton
Sponsored By: Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County’s Dayton
Council on Health Equity and Grandview Medical Center/KHN*
cscroggins@phdmc.org or (937) 225-4962

April 9, 2019
DEPRESSION, STRESS & HEART DISEASE
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This workshop will examine the connection between depression
and heart disease, and how new research can assist those battling
depression and help take the necessary steps to reduce risks of
heart disease.
American Fitness Health & Wellness Institute
Suite A, 643 Troy St., Dayton
Sponsored By: American Fitness Health & Wellness Institute*
(937) 275-3770

April 10, 2019
COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER / NAVIGATOR /
PEER SUPPORTER MEETING
8:30 am – 10:30 am
Join these Community Health Workers/Advocates/Navigators/Peer
Supporters to engage with others in cooperative learning and
important conversations to benefit the community, improve
community engagement, and address issues that impact people’s
health and quality of life.
Community Health Centers of Greater Dayton
Conf. Rm. 804, 1323 W. Third St., Dayton
Sponsored By: Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County’s Dayton
Council on Health Equity
cscroggins@phdmc.org or (937) 225-4962

April 10, 2019
MONTGOMERY COUNTY HEALTHCARE
COLLABORATION MEETING
10:30 am – Noon
Join these health partners as they collaborate to address pressing
and present issues with healthcare, including Medicare, Medicaid,
Affordable Care Act marketplace enrollments, and more.
Community Health Centers of Greater Dayton
1323 W. Third St., Dayton
Sponsored By: Community Health Centers of Greater Dayton
Shanise Wade, (937) 228-0990

April 12, 2019
MT. ENON WELLNESS FAIR
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Fitness demos, vendors, health information, healthy food, prizes and
more. There’s something for the whole family to enjoy!
Mt. Enon MBC – J. F. Cunningham Family Life Center
1501 W. Third St., Dayton
Sponsored By: Mt. Enon Missionary Baptist Church Wellness Ministry
mathk@aol.com

April 13, 2019
PLACE MATTERS: A COMMUNITY FORUM
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
What does where you live, or your bank account have to do with how
healthy you are? Come to this free screening of the video, Unnatural
Causes: Place Matters, and join in the conversation that will follow
about the real root causes of worse health and poorer quality of life.
Free food and drawings for gift cards.
Corinthians Baptist Church
700 S. James H. Mcgee Blvd., Dayton
Sponsored By: Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County, EveryOne
Reach One Dayton & Montgomery County Infant Mortality Task Force,
and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
kthomas@phdmc.org

April 16, 2019
CARDIO, CARBS, CALORIES, AND CURVES
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Embrace Your Shape! Burn fat through cardio, know that the right
carbs will improve and fuel your life. Learn about “six chains” of
carbohydrates (carbs). These four topics can help you create more “flex”
appeal (strength) and “curvaceous” better body image.
American Fitness Health & Wellness Institute
Suite A, 643 Troy St., Dayton
Sponsored By: American Fitness Health & Wellness Institute*
(937) 275-3770

April 17, 2019
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
MISSIONS BREAKFAST
7:30 am – 8:30 am
Come for a free breakfast and hear about the American Cancer
Society’s programs and services. Hear a health presentation by a Cancer
Researcher! Learn about volunteer opportunities with the ACS. This is a
free event, but please call or e-mail to reserve a seat.
Dayton Kroc Center, 1000 N. Keowee Ave., Dayton
Sponsored By: American Cancer Society
cscroggins@phdmc.org or (937) 225-4962

April 18, 2019
LATINO CONNECTION COALITION MEETING
10:30 am – Noon
Join these partners who meet to share information, network, and host
presentations about resources and services to improve the health and
quality of life for the Latino population in the Miami Valley.
Latino Connection Coalition
624 Xenia Ave. – Dayton
Sponsored By: Latino Connection Coalition
Joseph Smith, joseph.smith@caresource.com

April 20, 2019
HERITAGE OF HEALTH FESTIVAL
Noon – 5:00 pm
A community health festival with three health presentations, free
health screenings, health information tables, and a $10 gift card!
Lunch will be provided. Free and open to the public. Swahili, French
and Arabic language interpreters will be present.
Dakota Center, 33 Barnett St., Dayton
Sponsored By: Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County’s Dayton
Council on Health Equity and Grandview Medical Center/KHN*
cscroggins@phdmc.org or (937) 225-4962

April 23, 2019
DO’S & DON’TS OF HERBS
AND DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Come out and learn about various herbs that can be dangerous when
mixing medicines prescribed by a physician with over-the-counter
herbs or even aspirin and certain vitamins. Learn the benefits that
could save a life.
American Fitness Health & Wellness Institute
Suite A, 643 Troy St., Dayton
Sponsored By: American Fitness Health & Wellness Institute*
(937) 275-3770

April 27, 2019
CARDIOFEST 2019
7:30 am – 1:00 pm
Festive cardiovascular activities and fitness screenings. We will have
fitness presenters and health speakers to discuss wellness issues
(cancer, obesity, heart disease, blood pressure, HIV/AIDS, family
violence, and diabetes).
American Fitness Health & Wellness Institute
Suite A, 643 Troy St., Dayton
Sponsored By: American Fitness Health & Wellness Institute*
(937) 275-3770

April 28, 2019
4TH ANNUAL DAYTON WOLVERINES
TRACK CLASSIC
9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Dayton Gem City Track Classic. Grades K – 8. Elementary schools,
contact Coach Keith. Hurdles, Relays, Dashes, and Runs. Free health
screenings. To register: www.coacho.com.
Welcome Stadium
1601 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd., Dayton
Sponsored By: Dayton Wolverines Track Club
harry.keithways@gmail.com

April 28, 2019
MINORITY HEALTH FAIR
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us as Grandview Medical Center celebrates Minority Health with
a free health fair, Heart Healthy Cooking Demonstrations, Hula Hoop
Contest and Prizes, Health screenings, Chair Massages and Chair
Massage Training, and Stroke of Art Painting, while learning Stroke
Prevention. Free and open to the community.
Bold Believer’s Church, 1501 Salem Ave., Dayton
Sponsored by: Grandview Medical Center/KHN
(937) 558-3988

April 30, 2019
HELP & HEALTH OVER HEROIN AND
OPIOID ADDICTION
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Learn about the symptoms of addiction and signs of an overdose,
as well as a range of treatments including medicines and behavioral
therapies that are effective in helping people stop heroin use.
American Fitness Health & Wellness Institute
Suite A, 643 Troy St., Dayton
Sponsored By: American Fitness Health & Wellness Institute*
(937) 275-3770

April 30, 2019
LIVING A HOLISTIC HEALTHY LIFESTYLE
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Learn about the importance of raw fruits and vegetables, featuring raw
juices and tasting. Presenter: Pastor Jimmy Mann. Yoga for everybody.
Dress comfortably and participate.
Good Will Easter Seals Miami Valley
660 S. Main St., Dayton
Sponsored By: GESMV Senior Community Service Employment Program
ms.rsmith@yahoo.com, or Teddi Felton (614) 425-0922

May 18, 2019
COLLATERAL DAMAGE: A COMMUNITY FORUM
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
What social conditions contribute to high rates of communicable
disease and chronic illnesses? Come to this free video screening and
join in the conversation that will follow. Free food and drawings for
gift cards.
Corinthians Baptist Church
700 S. James H. Mcgee Blvd., Dayton
Sponsored By: Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County, EveryOne
Reach One Dayton & Montgomery County Infant Mortality Task Force,
and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
kthomas@phdmc.org

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