SOURCE: U.S. Chamber of Commerce

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

June 18, 2015 09:30 ET

U.S. Chamber Foundation, Denver Metro Chamber, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to Host Denver Better Health Forum

Event to Focus on how Local, Regional Businesses Can Promote Healthy Practices

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - June 18, 2015) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF), in conjunction with the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), will host the first regional forum of the "Better Health through Economic Opportunity" campaign in the Denver area. The forum -- the first in a ten-city, two-year campaign developed by the USCCF in partnership with the RWJF -- will focus on how local and regional businesses can empower healthier individuals and communities through education, employment and increased income.

WHO: Marc DeCourcey, Vice President, Corporate Citizenship Center, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Luella Chavez D'Angelo, Chief Communications Officer, Western Union

Shepard Nevel, President and CEO, LiveWell Colorado

Dr. John C. Peters, Chief Strategy Officer, University of Colorado, The Anschutz Center for Health and Wellness

Susan Powers, President, Urban Ventures

Luke Ragland, Vice President, Colorado Succeeds

A full list of speakers and agenda is available here.

WHAT: Denver Better Health Through Economic Opportunity Forum

WHEN: Friday, June 26, 2015

8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. MDT

WHERE: Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce

1445 Market Street, 5th Floor

Denver, CO, 80202

RSVP: Credentialed members of the media are invited to attend. Please register by emailing Kirsten Fedewa at rsvpmediahealthyforum@gmail.com.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is dedicated to strengthening America's long-term competitiveness and educating the public on how the free enterprise system improves society and the economy.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world's largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.

www.uschamber.com @USChamber www.freeenterprise.com

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Contact Information

  • Kirsten Fedewa
    202-365-6936