Networking Breakfast | Meet & Greet: Dr. Shazhan Amed

DATE: Thursday, October 19, 2017

TIME: 7:15 – 8:45 AM

LOCATION: Orchard Gallery, Laurel Packing House | 1304 Ellis St, Kelowna

Join fellow alumni, students, residents and faculty for a great networking opportunity at a unique venue! Catch up with old friends and make new connections whilst enjoying a tasty breakfast.

At the breakfast you’ll have the opportunity to meet Dr. Shazhan Amed, SCOPE Team Lead and Pediatric Endocrinologist at BC Children’s Hospital Department of Pediatrics, and you’ll be able to find out more about SCOPE and the Live 5-2-1-0 initiative which Dr. Amed will be presenting on at the UBC Okanagan Mini-Med Lecture series on October 18.

Mini-Med is an exciting health lecture series open to alumni and the community and is designed to put you into a 21st century classroom. This year’s series will focus on “Children’s Health”. Register here to be added to the series email list – you’ll be notified as soon as the lecture series registration opens!

To see last years’ Mini-Med lectures online, go to: http://minimed.ok.ubc.ca/welcome.html

 

About Live 5-2-1-0
Live 5-2-1-0 is an evidence-based message promoting four simple guidelines for raising healthy children. Through the Live 5-2-1-0 message, SCOPE is supporting communities as they take action across all sectors to build healthy environments for children.

  For more information, go to: live5210.ca/

About SCOPE – Sustainable Childhood Obesity Prevention through Community Engagement

SCOPE endorses the evidence-based Live 5-2-1-0 message, and provides the expertise, support and tools local decision makers need to make the healthy choice the easy choice for children.

As the driving force behind the Live 5-2-1-0 campaign, and through a proven multi-sectoral approach to childhood obesity prevention, SCOPE shares its experience in working with communities to help create change across British Columbia.

About Laurel Packing House and the Orchard Gallery

The Laurel Packinghouse was built in 1917, using bricks made locally from Knox Mountain clay. At that time, what is now Kelowna’s Cultural District was packed with fruit warehouses, packinghouses, canneries, and a sawmill. Horses, boxcars, and trucks jostled for position on tracks and dirt roads.

A fire in the 1960’s destroyed much of the industrial district, but the Laurel was a working packinghouse until the 1970s. When it was slated for demolition in 1982, members of the community rallied to save it, making it Kelowna’s first designated heritage building. The building was revitalized in 2010.

 

 

Admission is free but advance registration is required.
A light breakfast and refreshments will be served.

 

RSVP before Thursday, October 12, 2017

*Limited spaces available.