Minority Health Month 2018 Calendar: Sponsored by Lebanon Community National Bank

Minority Health Month was created in April 1989 to raise awareness on issues impacting health disparities and health equity in America.  Everyone is welcome to participate in all events, which are free and open to the community.  Sponsored by:  Lebanon Community National Bank

April 3, 2018

#BE-U #BFIT #360
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Wellness targeted for Gen X and Millennials with digital/sedentary
lifestyles. Learn how to make healthier choices as technology drives
your interests.
American Fitness Health & Wellness Institute
Suite A, 643 Troy St., Dayton
Sponsored By: American Fitness Health & Wellness Institute *
(937) 275-3770

April 7, 2018

2018 MINORITY HEALTH MONTH KICK-OFF!
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Free Movie starring Oprah Winfrey, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta
Lacks” about a Black woman whose human HeLa cells revolutionized
the medical research industry! We will celebrate minority pioneers in
the healthcare industry. Breakfast, health screenings, movie popcorn
and $10 gift cards. This event is free and open to the community.
The Neon Movies, 130 E. Fifth St., Dayton
Sponsored By: Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County Local Office of
Minority Health and Cardiovascular Systems Inc. *
cscroggins@phdmc.org or (937) 225-4962

April 10, 2018

CARDIO, CARBS, CALORIES, AND CURVES
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Embrace Your Shape! Burn fat through cardio, know that the right
carbs will improve and fuel your life. Learn about “six chains” of
carbohydrates (carbs). These four topics can help you create more “flex”
appeal (strength) and “curvaceous” better body image.
American Fitness Health & Wellness Institute
Suite A, 643 Troy St., Dayton
Sponsored By: American Fitness Health & Wellness Institute *
(937) 275-3770

April 13, 2018

MT. ENON WELLNESS FAIR
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Fitness demos, vendors, health information, healthy food, prizes and
more. There’s something for the whole family to enjoy!
Mt. Enon Family Life Center
1501 W. Third St., Dayton
Sponsored By: Mt. Enon Missionary Baptist Church Wellness Ministry
mathk@aol.com

April 14, 2018

COMMUNITY BABY SHOWER
Noon – 2:00 pm
A free community event for moms, dads, caregivers, and families. It’s
all about having a healthy baby. There will be food and screenings, with
vendors sharing information about access to health, housing, education,
and more. Child care will be available along with raffle prizes.
Dakota Center, 33 Barnett St., Dayton
Sponsored By: Dakota Center, Molina Health Care,
Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County
qbickham@dakotacenter.org

April 14, 2018

ASIAN AMERICAN COUNCIL
HEALTH AND FITNESS EXPO
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Come out for this health and fitness expo. Learn from the experts.
There will be vendors and health information. Bring the family!
Free and open to the community.
Christ Church United
3440 Shroyer Road, Kettering
Sponsored By: Asian American Council Dayton *
(937) 293-3151

April 17, 2018

DO’S & DON’TS OF HERBS
AND DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Learn about the dangers of mixing various herbs with precription
medications, aspirin and certain vitamins. Learn the benefits that could
save a life.
American Fitness Health & Wellness Institute
Suite A, 643 Troy St., Dayton
Sponsored By: American Fitness Health & Wellness Institute *
(937) 275-3770

April 18, 2018

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
MISSIONS BREAKFAST
8:00 am – 10:30 am
Come for a free breakfast and hear about the American Cancer
Society’s programs and services. Hear a health presentation by a Cancer
Researcher! Learn about volunteer opportunities with the ACS. This is a
free event, but please call or e-mail to reserve a seat.
Dayton Kroc Center, 1000 N. Keowee Ave., Dayton
Sponsored By: American Cancer Society
cscroggins@phdmc.org or (937) 225-4962

April 20, 2018

ASIAN AMERICAN COUNCIL BONE MARROW
DONOR DRIVE
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
A free community event. We will be hosting a bone marrow drive!
Come out for information about bone marrow donations.
Wright State University
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., Dayton
Sponsored By: Asian American Council Dayton *
(937) 775-2798

April 21, 2018

LET’S TAKE ACTION TO SAVE BABIES!
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
We are working hard to help mom’s and babies! Come out to hear
what happening in Montgomery County to improve Moms and baby’s
health and save babies. Share your thoughts and ideas! First 25 get
a $10 gift card! Free health screenings, health education, food and
beverages. Free and open to the community. Come and bring a friend!
Central State University – Dayton Campus/Auditorium
840 Germantown St., Dayton
Sponsored By: Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County *
cscroggins@phdmc.org or (937) 225-4962

April 21, 2018

CARDIOFEST 2018
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Festive cardiovascular activities and fitness screenings. We will have
fitness presenters and health speakers to discuss wellness issues
(cancer, obesity, heart disease, blood pressure, HIV/AIDS, family
violence, and diabetes).
American Fitness Health & Wellness Institute
Suite A, 643 Troy St., Dayton
Sponsored By: American Fitness Health & Wellness Institute *
(937) 275-3770

April 28, 2018

HELP & HEALTH OVER HEROIN
AND OPIOID ADDICTION
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Learn about the symptoms of addiction and signs of an overdose,
as well as a range of treatments including medicines and behavioral
therapies that are effective in helping people stop heroin use.
American Fitness Health & Wellness Institute
Suite A, 643 Troy St., Dayton
Sponsored By: American Fitness Health & Wellness Institute *
(937) 275-3770

April 29, 2018

3RD ANNUAL DAYTON WOLVERINES
TRACK CLASSIC
9:30 am – 4:00 pm
First Dayton Gem City Track Classic. Grades K – 8. Elementary
schools, contact Coach Keith. Hurdles, Relays, Dashes, and Runs. For
information or to register, contact www.coacho.com.
Welcome Stadium
1601 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd., Dayton
Sponsored By: Dayton Wolverines Track Club
harry.keithways@gmail.com

May 5, 2018

2018 COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
This annual health fair will provide information on health services
and community resources, and provide free health screenings.
Join in this fun family event!
Believers Christian Fellowship Church
2010 Mccall St., Dayton
Sponsored By: Believers Christian Fellowship Church
cdh@heartmgt.com

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