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Natural Awakenings Chicago

Celebrate Yourself Healthy and Help Promote Wellness

Feb 26, 2013 10:48AM

Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

The Healthy Initiative Foundation’s inaugural annual fundraiser, Celebrate Yourself Healthy, will be held from 7 to 11:30 p.m., March 9, at Germania Place, in Chicago, to promote disease prevention. The VIP reception begins at 6 p.m.

The event will also acknowledge the success of Chicago Healthy Initiative’s 90-Day Breakthrough, those people that joined the program and their personal transformations from participants to community ambassadors that will continue to champion the cause.

Keynote speaker Joel Fuhrman, M.D., is a board-certified family physician, bestselling author and nutritional researcher who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. Chicago area resident Shea Vaughn, the developer of Sheanetics and visionary behind Healthy Initiative, will be a guest speaker. Vaughn is the author of Breakthrough: The 5 Living Principles to Defeat Stress, Look Great, and Find Total Well-Being, and is one of the nation’s leading fitness and wellness experts.

The Foundation’s goal is to defeat obesity, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, certain cancers and other lifestyle diseases in children and adults, with transformational ideas and sustainable programs. Ticket sales, sponsorship proceeds and financial contributions will go toward funding wellness programs for the children of Chicago schools.

General admission $100, VIP admission $250. Location: 108 West Germania Pl. Purchase tickets at For sponsorship info or to donate or volunteer, call 847-295-5033 or email [email protected].