Volunteer Thank You From Denver Walk with a Doc

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Since 2010 Denver Walk with a Doc Volunteers have helped thousands of people connect with free health advice and the inspiration to begin (or continue) walking-as-exercise. Here's a tribute to their good works!

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Volunteer Thanks! THANK YOU to all Volunteers and supporters of Denver Walk with a Doc @DenverWWAD #Health #ThankYouThursday Thank You for Sharing the Gifts of Your Profession and Your Passion Cardiology RNs, MAs, Exercise Physiologists, Sonographers, Dr. Howard Weinberger, Dr. James T. Good, Jr, Dr. Mike Canham, Clinic Medical Staff, Denver Tai Chi Project, Special Guest Presenters, and many more! Thank You to All Our Volunteers & Supporters! Those who can, do. Those who can do more, volunteer. Anonymous Your Volunteering Has An Impact Since 2010, more than 100 Denver Walk with a Doc Volunteers have helped thousands of people connect with cost-free health advice and inspiration to start or maintain exercise. You Make A Dierence What you do as a Denver Walk with a Doc Volunteer makes the difference between people accepting poor health or, instead, being empowered to thrive. Walk with a Doc Volunteers Save the Day In cold, rain and even in the snow you, our Volunteers, have been there to support the success of every Denver Walk with a Doc since 2010. Volunteers who care about our health and promote our wellness are the best. Thank you! You Are the Heart of Denver Walk with a Doc Together with you, the Volunteers, were: Andrew Freeman MD http://www.nationaljewish.org/walkwithadoc Grace Alfonsi MD http://www.denverhealth.org/public-health-and- wellness/walk-with-a-doc Michael Varnay DC http://vchiropractic.com Chris Bantock DC http://www.intmedcc.com/bantock-practice-walk-with- a-doc.html A community effort to reduce obesity, encourage good eating habits and promote physical activity Providers of regular, cost-free, educational and recreational walking-as-exercise events An American College of Cardiology-endorsed program Part of the international WalkWithADoc.org, led locally by healthcare providers and professionals from National Jewish Health, Denver Health, V Chiropractic, and Integrative Medicine of Cherry Creek Heres What You Contribute to the Walks! Volunteers ...Set up signage and equipment in advance ...Organize, lead and manage all event needs ...Walk with participants ...Distribute health brochures, info and t-shirts ...Greet walkers ...Teach warm-up and cool-down exercises ...Provide emergency services ...Spread enthusiasm for health and wellness ...Record podcasts ...Conduct health screenings ...Lead educational talks with Q&A ...Share medical advice ...Donate refreshments and raffle items that incentivize participation Heres What Your Leadership Makes Possible Improved quality of life for the individual and for the community Engaged, confident patients who feel empowered Free medical expertise on disease prevention and self-management Beneficial socialization, e.g. meeting new friends Informed answers to personal health questions Increased awareness of health indicators, e.g. blood pressure, lung function, heart rate Decreased risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, cancer and diabetes Access to trusted healthcare providers Happier mood and outlook on life A relaxed, informal setting for physical activity plus education Motivation to begin an exercise program An ongoing, safe venue for walking-as- exercise Your outstanding volunteer work impacts more that you can ever know. The gift of your time is priceless. Health volunteers have a unique opportunity to literally save lives. Youve Got Lots of Friends About 62 million people in the U.S. volunteer annually. *Source: Corporation for National and Community Service You Stand Up for Whats Right 95% of volunteers say they are helping to make their community a better place. *Source: Harris Interactive Youre In A Network That Does Good Works! Health is one of the top 5 areas of volunteering. *Source: OpenColleges.edu Your Eorts = Community Success Thank You for All You Do! I can no other answer make, but thanks and thanks. Shakespeare

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