Marian Uhlman 
Healthy NewsWorks 


Wednesday, May 20, 2015, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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Merion Tribute House
625 Hazelhurst Avenue
Merion Station, PA 19066
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Join the celebration May 20!
Healthy NewsWorks Book Launch


Honoring the publication of
Leading Healthy Change In Our Communities 2015
In this new book, elementary and middle school students write and illustrate the stories of an infectious disease specialist, a young health educator, an artist who helps heal broken communities, and other leaders who share their insights on making our communities healthier and safer. 

Remarks by

Arthur Evans
Philadelphia Commissioner of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services.

At the
Merion Tribute House
625 Hazelhurst Avenue
Merion Station, PA 19066

On Wednesday, May 20, 2015
From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Light fare will be served

Suggested donation
$50 per person (includes 1 book per attendee)

Proceeds to benefit Healthy NewsWorks
(The nondeductible portion of your gift is $15 per event attendee)

Become a sponsor
Consider a contribution at one of the sponsorship levels below to further help Healthy NewsWorks empower student journalists to transform the health of our communities.

Examples of what your gift can accomplish:

Signature Sponsor: $2,500 to $4,999—Foster greater opportunities for more students and communities to engage in special health-focused programs.

Community Sponsor: $1,000 to $2,499—Help us grow and develop the Healthy NewsWorks program as a health and literacy resource in our communities.

Associate Sponsor: $500 to $999Enable teachers and students to take part in health literacy classes or journalism workshops.

Contributing sponsor: $250 to $499—Fund transportation and expenses for student journalists to attend off-campus news conferences or events.

Sponsor: $150 to $249—Provide books, reporter's notebooks, and other newsroom resources for student journalists.

Healthy NewsWorks logoWho we are
Healthy NewsWorks seeks to engage students intellectually and creatively in producing authentic journalism that influences health attitudes and tackles such pressing issues as obesity, bullying, asthma, and safety.

Healthy NewsWorks is a member of New Beginnings Nonprofit Incubator at Resources for Human Development.

Marian Uhlman

Advisory Committee
Chair: Amy Krulik
Members: Karen DiNunzio, Ted Duncombe, Nancy Erickson, Laurita Hack, Moriah Hall, Linda Dale Hoffa, H. George Shoffner, Susan Spencer, Elizabeth Useem
Counsel: Julia E. Gabis

Event Committee
Debra Coglianese, David Gaskin, Dean Henry, Holly and John Rutkowski, Aaron Perrine and Paige Pratter, Dr. Walter Tsou, Elizabeth and Tony Vale, Kristin Von Nieda (as of April 6)

Healthcare and Scientific Editorial Committee
Elizabeth Rappaport, M.D.; Margaret O'Neil, P.T., Ph.D., M.P.H.; AnnMarie Papa, D.N.P., R.N.; Cornelius Pitts, Pharm.D.; Daniel Taylor, D.O.; Althea Zanecosky, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Participating schools and newspapers (2014-15)
Norristown Area School District
- Cole Manor Elementary School, Healthy Comet

- East Norriton Middle School, Bulldog Bulletin
- Eisenhower Science and Technology Leadership Academy, Healthy Panther
- Gotwals Elementary School, Healthy Press
- Hancock Elementary School, Healthy Times
- Marshall Street Elementary School, Healthy Bulletin

- Whitehall Elementary School, Healthy Reporter
Philadelphia schools
- AMY Northwest Middle School, Healthy Bulldog
- William Cramp Elementary School, Fit Flyer
- James Dobson Elementary School, Fit Fin
- Hope Partnership for Education, Healthy Hope
- LaSalle Academy, Healthy News
- Philadelphia Montessori Charter School, Healthy Times
- St. Martin de Porres Catholic School, Healthy Saint
Upper Darby School District
- Highland Park Elementary School, Healthy Hawk

2015 Book Premier Sponsor

Community Wellness Partner

Community Healthcare Champion

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Be confident in your charitable giving. Healthy NewsWorks is a division of Resources for Human Development, Inc., a registered charitable organization. In accordance with Pennsylvania law, we are required to advise you that a copy of RHD's official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling 800-732-0999 (toll-free within Pennsylvania) or 717-783-1720. Registration does not imply endorsement.