Programs at university to
focus on healthy eating
University is co-sponsoring “A Community Adventure in Healthy Eating” with a
kickoff event Oct. 18.
film, Forks Over Knives, will be shown free to the public in Orndorff
Theatre in the Ceddia Union Building at 5 p.m. Sept. 25.
program, also open to the public, is based on a heart-healthy, plant-strong
diet introduced by Austin, Texas, firefighter Rip Esselstyn in the book, The Engine 2 Diet.
sponsors include Chartwells, Summit Health and Penn National Golf Course
The program begins with
a presentation and dinner Oct. 18 in the Tuscarora Room of Reisner Dining Hall.
Guest speaker at 6 p.m. is Dr. Liz George, a Mercersburg physician who has
spearheaded Community Healthy Eating Adventures throughout the area including
in the Mercersburg area, at the Penn National community and at Wilson College. That
program is free. Cost for the dinner at 7 p.m. in the Tuscarora Room is $10 and
reservations are required.
also includes free weekly potluck dinners and the support of a coach. The
dinners, at 6 p.m. in the Susquehanna Room in Reisner Dining Hall, are Nov. 1,
8, 15 and 29. A graduation dinner is Dec. 6 with details to be announced later.
Participants in these potluck dinners are asked to bring a beverage, place
setting including silverware, and a dish to share.
For more information, contact Brooke
Hall at 717-477-1123 ext. 3586 or by e-mail at Brooke.Hall@compass-usa.com.