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Saturday March 11, 2017
Penticton Trade &
Convention Centre
273 Power Street
Penticton, BC Canada

SHOW HOURS
Saturday: 9 am - 4 pm

FREE ACCESS
Celebrate our Health!
OSHLFS 2017 - Celebrate Life
Okanagan-Similkameen Healthy Living OSHLFS 2017 - Celebrate Life OSHLFS 2017 Dan Ashton
Mar 2017 - MLA Dan Ashton presents BC Gaming Funds to the team from the OS Healthy Living Fair Society directors: Barry Reid and Melanie Beatty; plus in attendance were our partner UBC-O 3rd Year Nursing Students and Amberlee from The YES Project PHOTO CREDIT: OSHLFS

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The Okanagan Similkameen Healthy Living Fair Society was established to organize and promote a community health fair. The 2017 event will be hosted Saturday, March 11 at the Penticton Trade & Convention Centre in Penticton, British Columbia.

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Current Healthy Living Fair in the News:
*Mar 2017 - Castanet - Fair focuses on wellness
*Mar 2017 - Penticton Western - Healthy living message for students and parents
*Mar 2017 - Castanet - Healthy living fair kick off
*Mar 2017 - Penticton Herald - Sporty speakers lined up for Healthy Living Fair
*Mar 2017 - InfoTel News - Okanagan Similkameen Healthy Living Fair final speaker line up
*Feb 2017 - Castanet - Healthy living fair returning
*Feb 2017 - InfoTel News - Healthy living fair coming to Penticton

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Past Healthy Living Fair in the News:
*Mar 2016 - Penticton Herald - Countdown to Healthy Living Fair
*Mar 2016 - Penticton Western - Healthy Living Fair puts finger on the pulses
*Mar 2016 - Penticton Western - CHIP program gave Penticton woman back her life
*Feb 2016 - Penticton Herald - Volunteers wanted for Healthy Living Fair
*Feb 2016 - Castanet - Volunteers needed for fair

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* Mar 2015 - Penticton Western News - Penticton woman is the poster child for organ donation
* Mar 2015 - Penticton Herald - Healthy Living Fair
* Mar 2015 - Castanet.net - Live healthy, learn how
* Mar 2015 - Penticton Western News - Steps to healthy living
* Mar 2015 - Penticton Western News - Penticton CHIP program ‘saved my life’
* Mar 2015 - Castanet - Say YES to healthy living
* Feb 2015 - Castanet - Health Fair brings in TV doc
* Feb 2015 - infoNews.ca - Fair promotes healthy lifestyles
* Feb 2015 - Penticton Herald - Volunteers needed for Healthy Living Fair
* Feb 2015 - infoNews.ca - Okanagan-Similkameen call for Healthy Living Fair volunteers
* Jan 2015 - Penticton Herald - RDOS supports Healthy Living Coalition
* Jan 2015 - Penticton Herald - Healthy Living Fair returns in March

* Feb 2014 - Castanet - Healthy Living Fair coming to Penticton
* Jan 2014 - Penticton Herald - Let's stay healthy

* Mar 2013 - Penticton Herald - 1 Day Fair the Right Idea
* Mar 2013 - Penticton Western - Become a better you at Healthy Living Fair
* Mar 2013 - Osoyoos Times Bulletin Board
* Mar 2013 - 105.7 Sun FM - Healthy Living Fair in Penticton is Tomorrow
* Mar 2013 - AM 1150 News - Healthy Living Fair in Penticton is Tomorrow
* Mar 2013 - iNFOnews - Health coalition to pool talent to save lives, save money
http://infotel.ca/newsitem/health-coalition-to-pool-talent-to-save-lives-save-money/it1054
* Feb 2013 - BCLocalNews - Healthy Living Fair boasts a wealth of information
* Feb 2013 - Castanet - Fair focuses on healthy living
* Feb 2013 - Penticton Herald - Health fair back in the pink
* Jan 2013 - Penticton Western - Health Fair Returns to Penticton in March

* Aug 2012 - Penticton Western - Former doctor envisions a healthier Penticton
* July 2012 - Penticton Herald - Healthier Living coming
* Jan 2012 - Penticton Western - Health fair taking a hiatus

* Mar 2011 - Kristi Richards Speaks at Healthy Living Fair
* Mar 2011 - Jorg Mardian Wins Award at Healthy Living Fair
* Mar 2011 - Penticton Western - Weather puts a chill on health fair attendance
* Feb 2011 - Penticton Western - Fair emphasizes need for healthy living

* Feb 2009 - Castanet - Health Fair Awards handed out

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Vision:
The people of the Okanagan Similkameen will discover the joy of healthy living and lead the Province in reducing the incidence and prevalence of chronic diseases caused by smoking, overweight, obesity and inactivity.

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Values Statement:
We in the OS Healthy Living Society value:
WELLNESS – The bedrock for living a happy, productive and rewarding life;
COMPASSION – Demonstration of a non-judgmental focus on the people we serve whose health and quality of life are at risk or are compromised by chronic illness;
CARING – Effective engagement with those at risk of lifestyle-related chronic conditions to achieve motivation, action planning and support for their journey to successful lifestyle change;
RESPECT – For the individual’s right to choose and for the many differing but complementary approaches to the achievement of wellness; and
EXCELLENCE – Through innovation, evaluation and research to support continuous improvement of our processes and outcomes.
Partner Links
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Penticton Community Centre


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Website generously funded by the
Rotary Club of Penticton


Cont'd
B.C. Transplant Society - Transplant Awareness at the 2015 OS Healthy Living Fair
Mission:
The Okanagan Similkameen Health Living Society will foster the development of a regional healthy living coalition to deliver a program that:
- attracts, engages and supports the people of our region to set, achieve maintain and enjoy sustainable personal healthy living goals;
- evaluates the impact of its interventions on those who participate in its program and on the health of the population; and
- uses evaluation data to undertake continuous program improvement.

Since the society's origins it has grown and now an Okanagan Similkameen Healthy Living Coalition is being developed.

Society Incorporation#: S-0061827

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Exhibitor Cancellation Policy:
The OSHLFS will refund registration, less a flat $50 service fee up until 5:00 pm (Pacific time) on Friday January 13th, 2017. Cancellation requests must be sent in writing, by the deadline to info@healthylivingfair.com. Refund payments will be prepared after the event. Refunds will not be provided after 5:01 pm (Pacific time) on Friday January 13th, 2017.

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For more information on the society, its mandate, vision, goals and partnerships, send your inquiry to:
Okanagan Similkameen Healthy Living Fair Society - #383, 113-437 Martin Street - Penticton, BC - V2A 5L1 or email us at:
info@healthylivingfair.com
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