Virginia Cooperative Extension will host the 2016 National Health Outreach Conference in Roanoke, Virginia, from April 6-8. 

The theme for this year’s conference is “All Aboard: Building Partnerships for a Healthy America.” 

Health professionals, health educators, health policy makers, and anyone interested in learning more about physical and mental wellness should attend the conference. 

The goal of the conference is to offer a participatory and collaborative conference joining organizations and agencies working across systems to address current and future health issues. The conference begins on April 6 at 12:30 p.m. with participants having the choice of either several tours or the pre-conference. 

The conference will be kicked off with a banquet at 6 p.m. Plenary sessions and concurrent sessions will be held April 7-8 with the conference concluding at noon on April 8. 

Visit the conference website for more information and the conference schedule. Fore more information, contact For all other conference inquiries, please contact Eric Bowen at or 434-645-9315.

Virginia Cooperative Extension brings the resources of Virginia's land-grant universities, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, to the people of the commonwealth. Through a system of on-campus specialists and locally based educators, it delivers education in the areas of agriculture and natural resources, family and consumer sciences, community viability, and 4-H youth development. With a network of faculty at two universities, 107 county and city offices, 11 agricultural research and Extension centers, and six 4-H educational centers, Virginia Cooperative Extension provides solutions to the problems facing Virginians today.

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