For more information on Jamar Rogers' campaign with the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention click here.
The public is invited to attend "Lift Every Voice: Jamar Rogers on Faith, Hope and Facing HIV/AIDS" on Friday, March 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Austin East Performing Arts Auditorium located at 2800
Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.
This evening of sharing and song will feature special guest, and star of NBC's The Voice, Jamar Rogers.
The Austin-East West African Dance and Drum Ensemble will also perform at the event.
Tickets can be purchased at www.knoxtix.com or by calling (865) 523-7521. Advance tickets are $5 for
students and $10 for general admission. Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $15.
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Ice Chalet (beside the Shops at Western Plaza)
Benefits the Ice Chalet Skating Club and the Special Olympics of Greater Knoxville.
Individual and teams collect pledges per lap, per time-period, or a flat amount. Prizes will be awarded for levels of pledges collected. Prizes and games will be held throughout the Skate-a-thon.
All the proceeds from this event go to benefit the Special Olympics of Greater Knoxville who hold their own competition at the Ice Chalet facility the beginning of February.
Healthy Weight Program
The University of Tennessee's Public Health Nutrition Program will be sponsoring the Promoting Healthy Weight Colloquium on Friday, March 15, 2013 from 12:30-5:00pm. Family members, practitioners, and researchers are invited to attend this free event at the Howard Baker Center on the University of Tennessee campus. Alternatively, individuals can register to watch via live webcast.
Speakers will be talking about how genetic factors and conditions, in which people are born, grow, live and work impact health over time. Additionally, a panel of practitioners from the Knoxville and Chattanooga areas will share how their agencies work to promote health and diminish disparities in the community.
The event is free, but you must register online. Registration is open until March 12th. To register go to nutrition.utk.edu/seminars/HealthyWeightCollouium.html.