Empower Hour - Live Healthy Appalachia

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Online - Zoom

The Ohio University Alumni Association is excited to introduce you to the next installment in our virtual series, Empower Hour! Beginning in 2021, this event takes place once a month on the third Wednesday from 1-2 p.m. EST.

Empower Hour is a program that explores important and relevant topics centered around the theme of continued personal growth and education. We want to equip OHIO alumni with the knowledge they need to become their best selves!

This Empower Hour segment is called "Live Healthy Appalachia." Transform your life with plant-based eating. Join Heidi Fischer and Amy Lipka from Live Healthy Appalachia, to learn how eating whole, plant-based foods can transform your life! Whether you want to feel great, look great or prevent or reverse chronic disease, this session is for you. Attend and learn the “why” and “how” of eating whole, plant-based foods and watch Amy and Heidi give a live cooking demonstration!

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Heidi Fischer - Executive Director

Heidi graduated from Kent State with a degree in Food and Nutrition and has a Masters of Science in Nutrition and a Masters of Public Health from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Prior to joining Live Health Appalachia (LHA), Heidi worked for Ohio University WellWorks as the Education and Special Events Coordinator. Heidi is a graduate of LHA’s Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) and has facilitated CHIP classes since 2012. She is passionate about self-care and the physical and mental wellbeing of others. For self-care, Heidi enjoys reading, meditating, yoga, cooking (whole food, plant-based, of course!) and spending time outdoors with her husband and three children.


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Amy Lipka - Director of Adult Education

Amy has lived in Athens since 1998 and has previously worked as a Program Coordinator for several local non-profit organizations, including Rural Action, Paper Circle and The Ohio Fair Schools Campaign. Amy holds a Bachelor of Arts from Kent State University and an Associate Degree in Geographic Information & Global Positioning Systems from Hocking College. Amy loves experimenting with new recipes at home in her kitchen or out and about at local community events and walking her dog Bella on the bike path.


You will receive a confirmation email upon registration that will include details on how to join this virtual event.

If you have any questions, please email Associate Director, Alumni Experiences, Caleb Beasecker at beasecker@ohio.edu.


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