Saturday, April 11, 2009

One Week from Today - Amerian Diabetes Association Expo

In just one week: The FREE American Diabetes Association Expo! This is becoming a most important topic for our health in the general market as well as a serious concern within the Latino community, where one of every four children is at risk for diabetes.

WHEN: Saturday, April 18, 10am - 5pm
WHERE: Qwest Field Event Center
WHY: Because your heath is #1!
  • Diabetes experts, who will discuss prevention and treatments
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Fitness demonstrations (Zumba, yoga, salsa and more!)
  • Access to health screenings, for sugar and cholesterol levels and more
See the organization's website for more details and to register for this FREE opportunity to improve your health and that of your family! Spread the word!

Our former intern, Adriana Flores Aponte, has been volunteering for this organization since she was working with us more than a year ago. You can help, too! Below are volunteer opportunities at the Expo and the three shift times. If you are willing and able, they would greatly appreciate your help.

There are 3 shifts:
1) 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 2) 12:00 p.m. to 3 p.m. 3) 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Volunteer Needs:
  1. Registration booths: Assisting with day of, online, and speaker/volunteer check-in.
  2. Attendee surveys: Walk around and solicit feedback, encouraging people to fill out the surveys and turn them in before they leave.
  3. Vendor/Exhibitor relations: Bridge the gap between our production management team and the vendors, be a runner between the two, etc.
  4. Ask the experts and screenings: This opportunity is only open to people or students in certain medical fields.
If you're interested, contact Brad Van Dyne at the American Diabetes Association:
Call 206-282-4616 Ext. 7214 or write him at

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