Friday, 24 August 2012
More than 250 people from the south west region visited ECU’s South West Campus for the annual Health and Wellness Expo.
Guests learned about nutrition, alternative therapies and ECU sport and fitness. The event also provided a chance to launch this year’s SW calendar of activities for staff in the ‘Live Life Longer’ health and wellness program.
ECU Wellness Coordinator Fiona Peters opened the event and introduced the two guest speakers: Vice-Chancellor Professor Kerry Cox, who emphasised ECU's commitment to staff health and wellness and Melanoma WA founder Clint Heal, who gave a presentation about the importance about being proactive with your health.
Mr Heal inspired the audience with his life experiences, having been diagnosed with metastatic melanoma at the age of just 22. He has since had 34 secondary tumours removed from all over his body.
The event was a great success, with a number of door prizes awarded to lucky guests. The winners were:
The Live Life Longer staff wellness program prize draw winner was:
For more information visit the Live Life Longer webpage.