To celebrate the success and personal transformations of the 40 participants, Healthy Initiative is hosting a red carpet event in their honor. Celebrate Yourself Healthy is an awareness-building and fundraising event that will take place from 7 p.m. (VIP 6 p.m.) – 11 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Germania Place
Healthy Initiative Chicago Hosts Celebrate Yourself Healthy Event
Red Carpet Soiree Honors Participants of Organization’s 90-Day Breakthrough Program
(Chicago, IL)–Feb. 13, 2013–Healthy Initiative is changing the nation’s health one city at a time. Starting in Chicago, in order to raise awareness and help combat the national obesity crisis, the Healthy Initiative Foundation launched the 90-Day Breakthrough program where 40 local participants signed up to gain the tools and techniques needed to embrace a healthier lifestyle, and also inspire others as positive role models for the next generation. Healthy Initiative is a Chicago-based non-profit organization (501(c)3 application pending) that champions disease prevention by promoting and disseminating knowledge and information about wellness, diet, nutrition, fitness, and mental and emotional strength.
To celebrate the success and personal transformations of the 40 participants, Healthy Initiative is hosting a red carpet event in their honor. Celebrate Yourself Healthy is an awareness-building and fundraising event that will take place from 7 p.m. (VIP 6 p.m.) – 11 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Germania Place, located at 108 W Germania Pl. in Chicago. Breakthrough participants will grace the red carpet in custom clothing by noted Chicago designers while guests enjoy creative and deliciously healthy food and drinks, live entertainment, music, and a silent auction. VIPs will enjoy a special gift bag and private area with personal attention from a dedicated staff.
Co-hosted by Jon Cotay of Akira Chicago, other celebrity guests in attendance include internationally renowned nutrition expert Dr. Joel Fuhrman, former Chicago Bears tight end Emery Moorehead, Chicago TV personality Jenniffer Weigel, singer/songwriter Holle Thee Maxwell, comedian B. Cole and many more. Program sponsorship and proceeds will go to continue to create groups of influential wellness ambassadors and to fund health and wellness initiatives for our city and nation’s children and schools.
“I’m thrilled at the opportunity to organize an event of this magnitude,” said Healthy Initiative founder Shea Vaughn. “I’m so proud of each participant and words can’t describe the transformations they’ve undergone over the past three months. I’m honored and humbled to be a part of something that creates such an impact in their lives and the lives of their families. I’m looking forward to implementing my 90-Day Breakthrough program one state at a time.”
The upscale event will also include a keynote presentation from Dr. Joel Fuhrman, a board-certified family physician and a New York Times best-selling author who is commonly referred to as the father of nutritarianism. Fuhrman is an internationally recognized expert on nutrition and natural healing who has appeared on hundreds of radio and television shows including The Dr. Oz Show, the Today Show, Good Morning America, and Live with Kelly. Fuhrman’s presentation will cover reversing disease through nutritional excellence.
General admission tickets are available for $100 and VIP tickets are $250 (tickets limited). For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.healthyinitiative.org/celebrate/
About Healthy Initiative
Healthy Initiative Foundation is championing disease prevention with awareness, education and solutions for building healthy and joyful lives. Beginning in Chicago, it is a nationwide strategic partnership effort with the help of supporting corporations, civic leaders and medical and wellness professionals. The 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. Healthy Initiative (an Illinois 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation) is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, including the promotion and dissemination of knowledge and information about wellness, diet, nutrition, fitness and mental and emotional strength.
About Shea Vaughn
Healthy Initiative is the vision of Shea Vaughn, a corporate trainer in health, wellness and fitness, author, speaker, life coach and founder of SheaNetics®, a doctor endorsed mind-body wellness and exercise lifestyle program. In fall of 2012, Healthy Initiative launched its 90-Day Breakthrough program that is transforming the lives of 40 participants and creating community ambassadors to further champion the cause. The 90-Day Breakthrough is the Foundation’s signature effort to raise awareness, provide solutions and make a difference. From the program, they gain the tools and techniques needed to embrace healthier lifestyle, and will also inspire others as positive role models for the next generation. Its elements are the cornerstone for the organization’s future wellness programs.