The Women’s Legacy Council, a committee of the Howard Young Foundation, is honored to present a fun, interactive, and free evening with author Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP, SPAE. The Values, Vision & Voice symposium will take place on Tuesday, June 23, at 6:30 p.m. at the Campanile Center for the Arts, located at 131 Milwaukee Street, in Minocqua.
Ron Culberson is the author of three books; “Do it Well. Make it Fun. They Key to Success in Life, Death, and Almost Everything in Between,” “Is Your Glass Laugh Full? Some Thoughts on Seeing the Humor in Life,” and “My Kneecap Seems Too Loose: 365 Random Thoughts to Inspire Deeply Shallow Thinking.” He is a speaker, humorist, author, and he’s an expert on the benefits of humor and laughter.
The event is open to all Northwoods communities free of charge, and was made possible through a generous gift from Christine Bonati Bollwinkle and James Bollwinkle. A social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with the program at 6:30 p.m. Light fare and a cash bar will be available. Seating is limited and reservations are appreciated. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 715.439.4005 ext. 402 to enjoy an evening with Ron Culberson.
The burden of heart disease in northern Wisconsin is staggering. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, heart disease remains the number one killer in Wisconsin (32 percent) when all age groups were combined in 2012. Heart disease nationally, and in Wisconsin, is the most costly, the most preventable, and the most deadly for all of us.
The Women’s Legacy Council, following in the footsteps of Dr. Kate Newcomb and the Million Penny Parade and the extraordinary generosity of Howard Young, is committed to the next generation of philanthropy and the establishment of the Heart Care Center at Howard Young Medical Center. In order to assist in strengthening the continuum of cardiac care, the Council considered how they might support the four phases of the continuum: prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation and management of cardiac disease. The Values, Vision & Voice Symposium provides an excellent opportunity to engage the community in thinking “upstream” in heart disease prevention.
When founded in 2012, the Council adopted as a key strategy to provide to the community an annual health symposium. This annual event, generously underwritten for the next five years, has as its goal, to provide women’s values, vision and voice to help advance and improve health issues in rural northern Wisconsin. The long term commitment of Mr. and Mrs. Bollwinkle provides the opportunity for strategic programs by nationally known experts, which will have a sustained impact on the health and quality of life in the Northwoods.