2009-2010 INFluence Women's Health Local Forums

The following events have been or will soon be taking place across Indiana to promote the INFluence message at the local level and encourage more women to accept the Call to Action issued by former State Health Commissioner Dr. Judy Monroe.  The agencies listed have all received small mini-grants through the Office of Women's Health to help support their efforts.

December 2, 2009:       INFluence Women’s Health Forum of Delaware County, Tobacco-Free Coalition of Delaware County

January 31, 2010:         Go Red for Women Fashion Show, Family Services Association Howard County Tobacco Coalition

February 6, 2010:         Love Your Heart Spa Luncheon, Hoosier Uplands, Daviess County

February 16, 2010:       INFluence Your Heart! Cardiovascular Department, Hancock Regional Hospital

February 18, 2010:       Celebrate the Heart of Women, Dubois County Extension Homemakers Organization

February 23, 2010:       Affairs of the Heart, Henry County Community Foundation

February 25, 2010:       Know Your Heart, Love Your Heart, Hendricks County Health Department

February 26, 2010:       Women of INFluence:  Here’s to Your Heart Health, Healthy, Tobacco-Free Madison County

February 27, 2010:       Day of Dance, Deaconess Foundation, Vanderburgh County

February 27, 2010:       Exercising for a Healthy Heart, Decatur County Family YMCA

February 2010:             Women’s Leadership Luncheon, Kathryn Weil Center, Tippecanoe County

March 9, 2010:            From a Spark to a Flame, Clark County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Coalition

April 24, 2010:             2010 INFluence Asian Minority Women's Health Forum, Asian Services of Indiana, Marion County

May 27,2010:             Building a Woman’s Passion for a Healthy Heart, Purdue University Cooperative Extension, DeKalb County

June 5, 2010:             Healthy Heart, Healthy Life, Carver Community Organization, Vanderburgh County

Previous Statewide Forums

April 18, 2007: Come Dressed in Black and White...Leave Seeing Red - Women, Girls and Smoking: Dispelling the Myths, Countering the Messages, First Annual INFluence Women’s Health Forum, Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, Sponsored by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, the Indiana State Department of Health’s Office of Women’s Health, and the Indiana Tobacco Prevention and Cessation agency.

April 30, 2008:  Power Over Addiction:  The Health, Social, and Economic Impacts of Substance Abuse on Hoosier Women, Second Annual INFluence Women's Health Forum, Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, Premier Sponsor: Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Additional Sponsors included the Indiana Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Agency, American Heart Association, Fairbanks, American Lung Association and the Indiana State Department of Health’s Office of Women’s Health.

September 15, 2009:  Igniting Your Passion for Healthy Hearts, Third Annual INFluence Women's Health Forum to kick-off a year long initiative focused on heart health, Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, Premier Sponsors: Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Indiana Minority Health Coalition ~ Sustaining Sponsors: Indiana Tobacco Prevention and Cessation, Indiana State Department of Health, The Heart Truth ~ Contributing Sponsors: Indiana University Center of Excellence in Women's Health, WomenHeart, Community Heart and Vascular, American Heart Association.