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April 2020

Weekly Wellness Coalition Panel: Student and food security

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

  I am honored to share insight from my panel guests, Kristen Wild, Shannon Ebron, MS, RDN, LD, and Ann Marie Krautheim, MA, RD.  These respected panelists talk about the changes made at the school system level, responses from local food distribution organizations, and nationwide efforts to fund meal services and school meal accessibility efforts. Virtual panel airing Thursday at 11am CST. To get notification and see the panel discussion, go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/248277589683009/ 

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Weekly Wellness Coalition Panel: Emotional & Mental Health during COVID19

April 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Mental health has become more understood and accepting.  Now that we are all collectively facing a life of uncertainty many of us are needing ways to cope.  Dr. Lisa Parker-Scott of St. Louis rehabilitation center, Tom Duff of St. Louis counseling  & mental health matter podcast host, and Melissa Douglass of Goal Driven Counseling & Virtual Clinician provides insights on common

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May 2020

Weekly Wellness Coalition Panel 3: Importance of physical health during COVID19

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

The last compromise is our physical health. How can we maintain movement despite limitations to access to facilities and equipment. And mostly why we need to. Hear it from my guest Dr. Matt Pennell, wellness chiropractor of Element Health and Wellness and host The Entrepreneur’s Edge Podcast show, Percy Bass, dietitian and owner of Head2Toe Fitness Studio, and Ingrid Marcum, expert trainer, speaker, and former US Olympic athlete discuss how it can be done.

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Weekly Wellness Coalition Panel 4 – The impact on the food industry and services during COVID19

May 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

A big concern is the impact on how food is moved through our country and how it effects the pipeline of restaurants, schools, and consumers.  Mark Hinkle, owner of Olive & Oak and The Clover & Bee, Thomas “Buzz” Moore of Buzz’s Hawaiian Grill food truck, and Joan Daleo, president of Ole Tyme food distribution gives us insight on the breakdown of the food industry.

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Weekly Wellness Coalition Panel 5 – Effects to essential workers during the COVID19 crisis

May 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Our frontline is at most vulnerable during these times.  Srgt. Christy Allen of St. Louis Metro Police Department, Erica Saguto, EMS professional, and Maddie Earnest, owner of Local Harvest Grocery store discuss how they juggle professional and personal life and the amount of gratitude they have witnessed from the community. 

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Weekly Wellness Coalition Panel 6: Catalyzing nutrition during COVID19

May 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

  Nutrition is life especially in these challenging times.  Every sector from vulnerable populations of low income and elderly to personal struggles of balancing uncertainty and maintaining a healthy life.  A panel of dietitians Tambra Stevenson CEO & Founder of WANDA, Jennifer Broxterman, Owner & CEO of NutritionRX, and Michelle Rauch, RD at The Actor Fund Home provides facts and strategies we all can learn from.

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June 2020

Weekly Wellness Coalition Panel 7 – Building, not breaking family during COVID19

June 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Our focus should be on building family bonds, not allowing the uncertainties of COVID19 separate us from most important.  CEO of Boys and Girls Clubs of Austin area in TX, Misti Potter, Psychotherapist of Urban Balance Counseling in Frisco, TX, Kelly Courture, and Angie Monko, owner of Harmony Harbor coaching in STL discuss ways to pivot your attention to keeping your family together, communicating effectively, and navigating through the fears of uncertainty.

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Weekly Wellness Coalition Panel 8: Our kid’s well-being during COVID19

June 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

  All parents are learning to transition through these times of uncertainty but what about our kids?  Dr. Amy Beck, clinical child psychologist at Children's Mercy Kansas City, Julie Walther-Scheibel, owner of Counseling with Julie, and Emily Lehr, guidance counselor of Oakville middle school discuss how to address our children’s feelings, learn strategies on ways to connect emotionally, and expose them to ways to deal with their own stresses.

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Weekly Wellness Coalition Panel 9: Getting comfortable with virtual platforms during COVID19

June 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

The virtual platform is expanding and can seem overwhelming. Dr. Darian Parker, virtual expert in exercise leadership, Heather Fries, Certified Virtual personal trainer & owner of Fries Virtual Training, and Sherita Love, Director of EdHub STL of Venture Cafe provides steps on how to pick the best virtual service that fits your needs and tips to create a successful service online to better serve your users. We ALL need this information! Get notification for Thursday's airing: https://www.facebook.com/events/248277589683009/

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Weekly Wellness Coalition Panel 10: Nonprofits succeeding & serving during of COVID19 and racial unrest.

June 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Nonprofits have made remarkable pivots filling in the gaps for the needs of many amidst the COVID19 and have addressed ways to better serve low-income and minority communities.   St. Louis nonprofits, LifeWiseSTL, Emily Stuart, Girls in the Know Inc, Gina Marten, and Launchcode, Koko Esse discuss how they have modified their services to ensure people are still getting access to services from food availability, educational programing to virtual classes, and providing support to ensure collaborations are made to expand services.

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Dietitian & Nutrition Expert

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