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Bi-National Health Week 2007

Bi-National-Health-WeekCelebrate Bi-National Health Week in Grant County!

The celebration commences on Monday, October 15, 2007, with the Health Disparities Forum at 11 a.m. in the Gila Regional Education Center, 300 13th St. Click here to learn more. Find out how race, gender, ethnicity, economic status, even education, can affect the health care you receive.


Speakers include:

  • Jolene Agulair, Office of Minority Health
  • Charlie Alfero, Hidalgo Medical Services
  • Dr. Tom Lindsey D.O. FACOS, Border Epidemiology Center
  • Beverly Allen-Ananins, Grant County community Health Council

american-flagThe entire county is celebrating Bi-National Health Week (Oct. 15-19) with local food establishments offering a health-conscious and delicious menu items! Be sure to visit participating eateries and ask for the Bi-National Health Week Special!

  • Messiah's Health Food Shop features mouth-watering Pesole and Pineapple Salsa from the New Mexico Recipes Cookbook (available by calling the Health Council).
  • Bad Ass Bakery proves that dessert can be a GOOD THING with No Sugar Added Peach Pie.
  • Shevek and Mi will feature tasty Moroccan Blackened Maui Maui.
  • M and A Cafe offers a fabulous Catfish Plate or a delicious Chicken Breast with Vegetables in the Mining District.
  • The Red Barn Steak House will serve up delectable Crab Cakes.
  • Be sure to drop by Adobe Springs, Diane's Restaurant and Bakery and the Hester House to ask for their featured items for Bi-National Health Week.
  • Looking to cook healthier meals? Join a COOKING CLASS during Bi-National Health Week:
    • Silver City: Monday, Oct. 15th at 6 p.m. at Messiah's, 303 E. 13th St.
    • Bayard: Wednesday, Oct. 17th at 6 p.m. in the Cobre High School FCCLA Kitchen, 1300 Tom Foy Blvd.

Get a free New Mexico Recipes Cookbook, learn fun ways to add veggies to the dinner plate, tricks to cut fat and sodium when you cook, learn healthy ways to prepare your favorite dishes.

ALL FREE!! Click here to learn more!

Call (575) 388-1198 ext. 10 to register for a cooking class, the Health Disparities Forum, or learn more about Bi-National Health Week.

Sponsored by the Border Epidemiology Center, NMSU Grant County Extension Office, and the Grant County Community Health Council.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 November 2013 17:18

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