Events Northern California Wellness Workshop

Saturday, October 28th, 20179:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Embracing Weight Loss God's Way

Please join us for a day of faith, fun, food, and fitness as we welcome First Place 4 Health Director of Development Helen Baratta – along with a host of speakers and friends who will encourage, equip, motivate and inspire you on your wellness journey.

Goals of this workshop include:

  •  Hear inspiring testimonies
  •  Find solutions to common struggles
  •  Consider wellness as an act of worship
  •  Explore strategies for group leadership
  •  Experience fun fitness for every-body*
  •  Learn how to start a successful weight loss ministry

This event is open to anyone and everyone desiring a wellness boost.

We want to help you make healthy living a priority in your life. This event will encourage, equip, and empower you! Come be energized. Come allow the Lord to restore and refresh your mind, heart and soul.

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Grace Bible Church of Cedar Ridge
11412 Brunswick Drive
Cedar Ridge, CA 95924

For more information:
Jeanne Donovan ~ Networking Leader 

Cost: includes lunch, materials and activities
$25 Online until October 4th
$35 After October 4th

Optional activities include:
8:15 – 8:30 AM Early Bird Workout
Come in comfy exercise attire.
2:00 - 2:30PM How to start a First Place 4 Health Group

*Movement Minutes: 3-4 minutes of safe and effective physical movement for every fitness level. All Choreographed to inspirational and encouraging Christian contemporary music. Caring for the health of your body — and your soul.

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Helen is an author, speaker, coach, group leader, triathlete and nationally certified fitness instructor. In 2006, obese and unable to walk without pain, she surrendered to the Lord and He transformed her life. Since then, Helen has shed and maintained a 116-pound weight loss.

Helen helps others embrace change and say "Yes" to all that God has planned. She is a contributing author of five nonfiction books and author to Restored! Embracing Weight Loss God’s Way. Helen and her husband, Vince, have two grown sons and recently relocated to Waikoloa, Hawaii.

Retired California Highway Patrol Officer and certified by International Sports Science Association (ISSA) as a Specialist in Fitness Nutrition. She is mother of four, grandmother of seven.  Jeanne discovered First Place 4 Health in 2007.  She is blessed to maintain a 40 pound weight loss. She loves encouraging others to seek God first.

Janet McHenry is author of over 20 books, Janet speaks all over the country to a variety of audiences, sharing practical, biblical truths through her humorously dramatic stories about how God has worked in her and others’ lives. Janet is author of newest bible study, Training for Success.

Hotel Suggestions:
Best Western
972 Sutton Way
Grass Valley,  Ca 95945
Phone: (530) 273-1393

Gold Miners Inn
121 Bank St
Grass Valley, Ca 95945
Phone: (530) 477-1700


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