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Mayor Bennett's 2014 Wellness Initiative Schedule

 

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January 17th 5:00-6:30

 

Terre Haute City Hall

17 Harding Street

Wellness Photography Art Reception

Community members enrolled in ISU's Community School of the Arts adult photography class are presenting wellness related photographs displayed in city hall's stairwell. This all female artist show is an encouragement to take the stairs and avoid the elevator to burn extra calories and less electricity. The reception takes place on January 17th from 5:00-6:30 with remarks and awards presented by Mayor Bennett at 5:15. The artwork will remain on display until March 14.

 

ISU School of the Arts, ISU Institute for Community Sustainability

January 24th, 7:30 AM

 Honey Creek Mall Walk

Mayor Bennett is joining Terre Haute's mall walkers in the center court of Honey Creek Mall. The mayor will speak for a few moments then lead a walk through the mall.

 

 Honey Creek Mall

January 28th, 6:00PM -7:00 PM

 

Ryves Hall

1356 Locust Street

Ryves Hall  Youth Activities

Mayor Bennett will be leading activities with the youth at Ryves Hall.

Ryves Hall, YMCA, Indiana State University Volleyball and Football Teams

February 4, 4:30PM-5:15PM

Vigo County YMCA

951 Dresser Dr.

Group Exercise-Cycling Class

 Come to the Vigo County YMCA to take a group cycling class. Say "I'm with the Mayor" at the front desk, and you can join the class for free!

YMCA

February 9, 1:00PM-5:00 PM

 

Terre Haute Boys and Girls Club

924 N. 13th street

Terre Haute Community Health Fair

 The heath fair will include educational exhibits about personal health, fitness classes, massage therapy, and free health screenings. For more information, visit http://www.healthyterrehaute.com/.

Indiana University School of Medicine-Terre Haute

February 26th, 6:00PM -7:00PM

 

The Dance Studio

216 Maple Ave

Swing Dance Lessons

Beginners or experts, singles or couples, all are invited to swing dance with the mayor. The class will be free and open to the public for up to 50 people. Participants are asked to pre-register here.

The Dance Studio

March 3rd

 

The Meadows

2800 Poplar St.

Meadows Shopping Mall Walk

Join Mayor Bennett in a fitness walk through the Meadows Mall. 

The Meadows

March 12th 8:00AM-10:30AM

 

City Hall Parking Lot

17 Harding Ave

Blood Drive

Save a life by donating blood. The Indiana Blood Center bus will be accepting blood donations in the City Hall Parking Lot.

Indiana Blood Center

March 19th

2:00PM-6:00 PM

Ryves Hall

1356 Locust Street

ISU Community Health Fair

Free health screenings and fluoride treatments are available as well as emergency response personnel, including the swat team.

Ryves Hall

April 1st

11:00AM

Vigo County YMCA

951 Dresser Dr.

United Way Mobile Market-Mayor's Day of Recognition

Mayor Duke Bennett is participating in the National Mayor’s Day of Recognition by volunteering with the United Way Moble Market, an AmeriCorp site. To learn more about Mayor's Day of Recognition, visit the Corporation for National and Community Service.

 

Indiana State University Office of Community Engagement

 

 

 

 

April 12th

10:00AM

 

Deming Park Tennis Courts

Path to Freedom Walking Group

This walking group is focused on those wanting to quit smoking, but anyone is invited to join. Participants will receive information on tobacco cessation and are invited to join the regular walking group.

Chances and Services for Youth (CASY)

April 16th 11:00AM-2:00PM

 

ISU Grassy Quad

ISU Earth Day Celebration

Celebrate Earth Day at Indiana State University with over 40 interactive exhibitors and live entertainment. Presentations by Mayor Bennett and other community leaders will begin at noon.

ISU Institute for Community Sustainability

April 22nd 4:00-6:00

 

Vigo County Public Library

7th and Cherry Streets

Children’s Earth Day

K-5 students are invited to explore interactive learning exhibits on environmental stewardship.

Vigo County Public Library,

ISU Science Education Center,

ISU Recycling Center, ISU Institute for Community Sustainability

April 26th 10:00AM

 

ISU Memorial stadium

3600 Wabash Ave

March for Babies-Terre Haute March of Dimes

 Take a walk to improve the health of babies. Registration begins at 9AM and the walk starts at 10AM.

 

May 1st 11:00AM-6:00PM

Indiana Army National Guard 3614 Maple Ave

Active Adult Health & Fitness Fair

This event is free and open to active adults of any age.  There will be booths representing physical fitness, healthy eating, preventive health, and health screenings.

West Central Indiana Economic Development District

May 10th

11:15AM-1:00PM

 

ISU Memorial Stadium

Brown and Wabash Avenues

Mayor's Bicycle Ride

 Mayor Bennett will lead the Second Annual Mayor's Bicycle Ride starting at the ISU Football Stadium, through downtown, and looping back to the stadium. Participants will receive a free shirt and youth may participate in a bicycle training course offered by the ISU Police. To learn more about the event, click here.

GAI Consultants, Graphic FX, One Planet Solar, ISU Institute for Community Sustainability

May 29th

Bike to Work Day

 Join Mayor Bennett and YMCA Director Eleanor Ramseier on your commute to work. To learn more, visit here.

YMCA

June 6th

12:05 PM

City Hall

Yoga on the Government Lawn

Join folks from your local government for Yoga on your lunch hour. Particpants are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat or beach towel.

YMCA

 

 

June 21st

9:00 AM

ISU Memorial Stadium Brown and Wabash Avenues

Union Hospital and Tabco 5k Walk/Run

 

Join Union Hospital and Tabco for their first 5k run/walk to support the Vigo County School Corporation's Backpack Program and the Union Hospital 26 Fund. To learn more, click here.

Union Hospital and Tabco

July 9th

8:00 am

Wabash Senior Activity Center

300 s. 5th Street

Senior Walk


Mayor Bennett is joining seniors for their inaugural walk to launch a weekly senior walking group. To learn more, click here.

Wabash Senior Activity Center

 

 

 

 

July 18th

12:00PM

City Hall

17 Harding Ave

Yoga on the Government Lawn

 Join folks from your local government for yoga on your lunch hour. Participants are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat or beach towel. Some mats will be available.

 

July 26th

8:30 AM

Fairbanks Park

National Dance Day

Celebrate National Dance Day by learning a dance routine, and performing for your family and friends. Click here for more information.

Terre Haute Parks Department

July 28th

9:45 AM

Vigo County YMCA

951 Dresser Dr.

Group Exercise-Body Pump

This full-body workout is suitable for the novice, yet challenges the expert. Say, "I'm with the Mayor" and you can join the class for free!

 YMCA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 5th

10:00 AM-10:45 AM

ISU's Fountain

5th and Chestnut

Campus Sustainability Tour This guided walk through Indiana State University's campus will highlight the university's sustainability efforts while providing physical activity for participants. ISU Institute for Community Sustainability

August 11th

1:30PM-4:00PM

 

City Hall Parking Lot

17 Harding Ave

Blood Drive

Save a life by donating blood. The Indiana Blood Center bus will be accepting blood donations in the City Hall Parking Lot.

Indiana Blood Center

September 14

12:30

 Hope for Brionna Run

   
   

 

 

 

     
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

October 4th

10:00 AM-3:00 PM

River Play Day

 

 ISU, Terre Haute Parks, Vigo County Parks, YMCA

October 15

12:30 PM-1:30 PM

ISU Community Garden

11th and Chestnut Streets

Meditation at the Community Garden

Need a midweek pick-me-up? This workshop will cover the basics of meditation, giving you a deep state of relaxation to find peace and wipe your stess away. Visit the Mayo Clinic's webpage to learn more about mediation.

ISU Institute for Community Sustainability

 

     
   

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

November 14th

 

14th and Chestnut Community Center

14th and Chestnut Community Center

Activities for youth will be led by Mayor Bennett to encourage active life styles and healthy behavior.

 

TBA

Honey Creek Mall Walk

Mayor Bennett is joining Terre Haute's mall walkers in the atrium of Honey Creek Mall. The mayor will speak for a few moments then lead a walk through the mall.

 

TBA

Group Exercise

 

YMCA

TBA

 

Booker T. Washington Community Center

13th and College Streets

Wellness Celebration

 

Chances and Services for Youth

 

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