Non-profit organization hosts first wellness conference
Jackie Jenkins, Public Health Technical Advisor with Albany Tools for Change
Tools for Change hosted the first of their two day wellness conference
Several people attended the conference
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -
Several Health and Wellness speakers were in Albany today to
provide information on ways to become more health conscious.
The non-profit organization Albany Tools for Change hosted the
first of its two day wellness conference
at the Hilton Garden Inn.
Speakers from the CDC discussed pollutants in the area that could
cause illness and the harms of tobacco use.
Cancer prevention, obesity and diabetes were also on the conference's
officials say the information they provide is to help people make better health
"So, our speakers are kind of using the methodology to kind
of empower individuals to look at themselves and make good choices, make
healthy choices for themselves and for their family," said Jackie Jenkins with
Tools for Change.
The free conference is open to the public and continues tomorrow
with a trip to Radium Springs from 9 a.m. to noon to look at herb gardens.
participants must load the bus at the Albany Hilton Garden Inn at 8 a.m.