Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Day of Dialogue on Minority Health February 28, 2015 Agenda

Prevention is Power 
February 28, 2015 

  • Describe the major health problems of minorities in Franklin/Gulf Counties
  • Motivate participants to make positive health behaviors
  • Increase knowledge of health services in the area
  • Build a community participation in health ministries in Franklin/Gulf Counties 
Program Agenda 
Deanna Simmons, Facilitator 
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church 

8:30-9:00am Registration/Continental Breakfast & Viewing of Exhibits (30 minutes) 

9:00-9:30am Welcome – Talitha Robinson (5 minutes) 
  • Opening Prayer – Associate Pastor Alma Pugh, Love & Worship Center (5 minutes)
  • Dance Ministry – Hillside Dancers (5 minutes)
  • Song – Minister Bonita Smith, New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church (5 minutes)
  • Words from our Mayor – Mayor Van Johnson, City of Apalachicola (5 minutes) 

David Walker – Florida Department of Health in Franklin County-Covenant Word Christian center (10 minutes) 
  • Description of the Major Health Problems of Minorities in Franklin/Gulf Counties 
Keynote Speaker 
Apostle Shirley White, Love & Worship Center (20 minutes) 
  • Women’ Health from a Spiritual and Practical Perspective 
Dr. Lionel Catlin – Phoenix Family Health Care Center (10 minutes) 
  • Preventing and Managing Chronic Health Issues (Diabetes and Obesity)
  • Importance of Health Screening 
Bishop Robert Davis – Love Center Worldwide Ministries (10 minutes) 
  • Men’s Health from a Spiritual and Practical Perspective 
Dr. Jackie Robinson – Department of Psychology, Florida A& M University (10 minutes) 
  • Mental Health and Minority Communities 
10:30-10:45am Break & View Exhibits 


Cara Brown (10 minutes) 
  • Big Bend Hospice Overview 
Pastor Barry Hand – Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church (10 minutes) 
  • The Importance of Incorporating Health Ministries in the African American Churches
11:05-11:45am Healthy Lunch/Evaluations/Vendors

11:45am-12:30pm Passing of the Torch/Closing Remarks/Acknowledgements/Clean-up

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