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Starts: Thursday June 6 at 9 am to

Ends: Saturday, June 8 at 3:30 pm


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West Virginia Wesleyan College 
59 College Ave
Buckhannon, WV 26201
 

 
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$100 (for two full days) or $150 (for three full days) of inspiration and fun! 

Try This WV

2019 Annual Conference

June 7-8th

Are you working for a healthier WV? This conference is for you.

Two idea-packed, inspiring days with like-minded people!  Meet people from all over the state who are doing great things in their communities.  Trade ideas - join forces  - get inspired - learn - plan next steps - help build a statewide movement! 

A feast of do-able ideas!  Mini-grants to make your idea happen!

  • Forty workshops!  From farmers markets and school gardens to bicycling and running programs to school-based health centers and parks, we’ve got great workshop leaders who really know their stuff! (2018 list coming in March.)
  • Affordable cost!  WV Wesleyan is giving us a very reasonable price, and workshop leaders are donating time, so we can keep conference costs down. SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE!
  • Mini-grant program!  If you come to the conference, you can get grants to help make your healthier-community idea happen!  If three or more people from your community attend and plan as a team, you can apply. More details here.
  • Team building! Come with others from your community so you can brainstorm and plan in a stimulating, idea-filled atmosphere.
  • Youth activities!  Young people from 12 - 18 are encouraged to attend and participate in our conference. We believe our future comes from them, we need them at this conference with us! 
  • Try This for Healthcare Professionals! Thursday, June 6, the day before the Try This conference, there will be a special day (with 6 CEUs) full of ideas and presentations by WV healthcare professionals who are prescribing prevention!

For more details and info, go to the Try This Conference web page

Try This WV

2019 Healthcare Professional's Day

June 6th

Take action to fight West Virginia's soaring rates of chronic disease.  

Take part in a day of evidence-based strategies for identifying, preventing, and reversing obesity, diabetes and metabolic roots of disease. Gain inspiration and learn new clinical approaches to promote health and wellness across the lifespan. You will have the ability to hear from and discuss with fellow West Virginian physicians, nurses, medical students, dieticians and other health professionals on initiatives that are improving the health of the state.

Try This for Healthcare Professionals is a collaboration between the WVU School of Medicine Eastern Division, Try This West VirginiaThe Future of Nursing WV, the WV Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Quality Insights, WV Bureau for Public Health, and other WV providers, institutions, and community leaders.

Continuing Education Credit

All CE's are currently pending. Updates will be posted here, via email, and through our Facebook group - Try This West Virginia.  

Thursday's Agenda inlcludes:

  • Presentations from physicians, nurses, dieticians, medical students and more about practical ways you can prevent and reverse chronic disease in your practice.
  • Evidence based strategies taking place across the state.
  • "Breakout sessions" where you will get the chance to learn and discuss methods you can utilize beyond treatment to help block chronic disease with the health professional who has implemented that particular method.

Stay for the Friday and Saturday Try This conference and expect more inspirational West Virginia initiatives! Get involved! Plan to stay for all three days! It will inspire and re-energize you and your practice!

$100 (for two full days) or $150 (for three full days) of inspiration and fun! But only until April 30th! 

If you know you're coming ... but your team isn't yet together ... or you're waiting for approval from your employer ... or there's a holdup of some sort ... go ahead and register and mark "pay by check," and you'll get the lower rate when you do pay.

We must receive your payment by June 1st, whatever rate you have! In 2017, we sold out, but some people who hadn't paid yet didn't come.  We'd like to get bottoms in those seats!

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Need a scholarship?  Apply here before you register for the conference.  A limited amount of financial assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis.