HealthCorps and Evamor Natural Alkaline Water will hold a special assembly to announce their partnership to bring HealthCorps' innovative peer mentoring program to high-need high schools across the U.S., including schools in New Orleans and Houston. As a key national partner, Evamor is investing in a proven peer mentoring program co-founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz and his wife Lisa Oz.
The program's health curriculum on nutrition, fitness and mental strength launches this week at New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School, McDonogh 35 High School and has already begun at Houston's Lamar High School. Through the important new relationship, New Orleans teens will learn how simple lifestyle changes can enhance their health and mental resilience. Evamor will have a presence at all HealthCorps school and community events across the country. New labeling for Evamor's Artesian Water now carries the text, "Official Water Sponsor of HealthCorps, founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz."
WHEN: Friday, October 14, 2011, from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School at 5625 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70115 in School Auditorium.
WHO: Dr. Mehmet Oz, heart surgeon and Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show host will address an assembly of guests, including Evamor Water CEO Bo Reily; Dr. Darryl Kilbert, Orleans Parish School Board Superintendent; Lourdes Moran, President, Orleans Parish School Board; Delores Winfield, Principal of McDonogh 35; Barbara MacPhee, Principal of New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School; faculty; staff and students.
Contact us for more information on other stops on Dr. Oz's "Check Up" which include tours of Brad Pitt's Make it Right Foundation and the New Orleans Biosciences District.
Dr. Mehmet Oz to Co-host Fundraiser Dinner for HealthCorps to Help Stem Teenage Obesity At Charity's First New Orleans Benefit
This event represents the first New Orleans fundraiser for HealthCorps. Dr. Mehmet Oz, Evamor CEO Bo Reily and his wife Caroline, will co-host the event and welcome a range of prominent guests from New Orleans' social and celebrity circles. Dr. Oz will discuss the charity he co-founded with his wife, Lisa Oz, that engages youth as the catalyst to help get Americans to embrace healthier lifestyle habits. An intimate evening with Dr. Oz, HealthCorps Chairman, includes a cocktail reception, dinner and music for 200 guests. Invitations to the fundraiser for members of the press may be obtained by contacting Allison Gouaux or Anna Corin Koehl at 504-524-3342.