Iowa Blue Zones Project to Announce Expanded Resources
11 Communities Closer to Becoming Blue Zones Project Demonstration Sites
February 9, 2012
John Forsyth, Wellmark Chairman and CEO
Iowa Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds
Mary Lawyer, Blue Zones Project State Director
Invited: Dan Buettner, Author of The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who’ve Lived the Longest
Press conference to announce new Blue Zones Project expansion of resources to enable all communities in Iowa to pursue better health and longevity.
Wellmark and Healthways will also name 11 finalist communities selected for site visits to determine the first 3 of 10 demonstration sites. Demonstration sites are communities in Iowa that will receive expert support to accelerate their Blue Zones transformation and serve as role models for all Iowa communities.
Friday, February 10, 2012
Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Headquarters
First Floor Convention Room C, north side of building
1331 Grand Ave
Des Moines IA 50306
(Media- park on High Street side of Wellmark and check in at security desk)