Columbus, GA Health Means Business Forum

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 8:30am to 12:00pm

You are invited ​to ​attend ​the ​Columbus, Georgia ​"Health Means Business" Forum organized by the ​U.S. ​Chamber ​of ​Commerce ​Foundation, the Healthcare Georgia Foundation, ​the Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce, and Columbus State University’s Center for Health Disparities and Community-Based Research. ​ The Forum aims to garner discussion and action around building a strong culture of health in rural communities through leveraging ​the ​influence ​of ​local and ​regional ​businesses ​to ​empower ​healthier ​individuals ​and ​communities ​through ​the ​areas ​of ​education, ​employment, ​and ​income.

This ​Forum ​is ​the 12th ​in ​a ​Forum ​series ​as ​part ​of ​the ​Health Means Business ​campaign to promote better health through economic opportunity. ​ The Forum will explore the links between health and economic development, and is part of a national campaign sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. In ​addition ​to ​Columbus, GA ​other ​Forum ​locations ​included ​Denver, ​CO; Oklahoma City, OK; Orlando, FL; ​Fort ​Worth, TX; ​Memphis, TN; Indianapolis, IN; ​Cleveland, OH, ​Phoenix, AZ, Atlanta, GA, Los Angeles, CA and Chicago, IL. Please ​join ​prominent ​business ​and ​community ​leaders ​to ​discuss ​how ​together ​we ​can ​create ​a ​healthier ​Columbus.