Aug. 01, 2017

TUNKHANNOCK – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) has released the breakout session and special presentation schedule for her Healthy Habits and Wellness Expo, set for Wednesday, Aug. 9, at Misericordia’s Insalaco Hall from 3-7 p.m. In addition to the sessions, over 25 vendors will be on site to educate residents about local programs and services. The theme of this year’s expo is Healthy Body + Healthy Mind = Healthy Life.

The breakout sessions will run from 3-6 p.m. The schedule is as follows:

• 3 p.m. - Your Legal Questions Answered, by Ron Santora.

• 3:30 p.m. - Staying Safe on Social Media, by Steve Filipiak, Misericordia Web Content

• 4 p.m. - Smoking Cessation: We Can Help, by Eileen Panzarella, Pathway to Recovery.

• 4:30 p.m. - Scams and Fraud: Don’t Be A Victim, by Patrick Rushton, Victims Resource Center.

• 5 p.m. - Alzheimer’s Anonymous, by Jeffrey Dauber, Alzheimer’s Association.

• 5:30 p.m. - Tick Talk, by Lois Elick, Pennsylvania Department of Health.

• 6 p.m. - How Does My Garden Grow, by Penn State Master Gardeners.

The special presentations will run from 3:30-5:30 p.m. The schedule is as follows:

• 3:30 p.m. - Paint and Relax, by Rita Busch.

• 4 p.m. - Managing Stress at Work, by Christine Jensen.

• 4:30 p.m. - T’ai Chi, by Doreen Rakowski.

• 5 p.m. -Yoga and You, by Doreen Rakowski.

• 5:30 p.m. - Healthy Cooking, by Joe Sweeney, Metz Catering.

This is a free event. For more information, visit or contact her district offices at 570-836-4777 or 570-675-6000.

Representative Karen Boback
117th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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