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Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio

MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Health Department is once again hosting a Healthy Happy Hour in recognition of National Women’s Health Week. This year’s event will be held Tues., May 10, from 5 – 7:30 p.m. at Allison’s Finer Diner located at the corner of Coshocton and Upper Gilchrist roads.

Healthy Happy Hour is for women only, ages 18 and older. The event will include health displays, informational tables and services for women. There will be items for sale by local women including jewelry and other accessories. Admission is FREE, but RSVP is required. Women can register by calling 740-392-2200, ext. 2232.

Healthy Happy Hour will also include a panel presentation featuring local women who will talk about finding a healthy balance between their personal and public lives. Panelists will include Vickie Sant, president of First-Knox National Bank; Jonette Curry, Knox County Auditor; Kelly Brenneman, executive director of United Way of Knox County and Teresa Bemiller, Knox County Commissioner. The presentation will begin at 6:15 p.m.

Healthy appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided by Allison’s Finer Diner.

National Women’s Health Week is an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health. The goal is to empower women to make their health a priority. The week also serves as a time to help women understand what steps they can take to improve their health.

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