NOF will host our annual Healthy Bones, Build Them for Life: A Free Consumer Forum as the kickoff event for our Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO13). Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from the diverse team of world-class osteoporosis experts who will gather in Chicago for NOF’s annual meeting. The event will include an interactive panel discussion and exhibits featuring resources for healthy living.
To help you spread the word and start conversations on bone health, the Forum will provide answers to the following and more:
Barbara Hannah Grufferman, NOF Bone Health Ambassador, Author, Huffington Post and AARP Columnist
Murray Favus, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Director of the Bone Program at the University of Chicago Medicine
Karen Kemmis, DPT, Physical therapist and Exercise Physiologist at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Albany, NY
P. Mona Khanna, M.D., MPH, FACP, FACPM, FACOEM, Medical Contributor, Fox Chicago News
Location & Details
Union League Club of Chicago
65 West Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60604
Main Dining Room - Business Casual Attire - Refreshments Served
$10 Self-Park (cash only - pay in lobby)
Event Flyer - download and share
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We need your help to spread messages about the importance of bone health and family history to your friends, family, co-workers and healthcare providers. The materials included in the Generations of Strength Event and Fundraising Toolkit will give you valuable resources and ideas to host get-togethers with those you care about and those in your community. View details below on how to plan, promote and make your event official, or just download the complete toolkit here. These talking points and FAQs may also be helpful as you raise awareness for bone health and osteoporosis prevention.
Event Ideas: From informal get-togethers to kid-friendly activities, this list of event ideas will help you choose the best activity for your audience.
Wear Pearls for a Cause: NOF’s Pearls of Strength bracelets represent the many generations of strength in each family and the legacy that we pass forward. It’s easy to incorporate Pearls into any activity you’re hosting. Review this list to see how.
Sample Solicitation Letter: Local businesses are often willing to donate money, goods or services to your event in exchange for recognition.
Sample Printed Program: When inviting the community to your event, it’s nice to provide a schedule of speakers, thanks to your sponsors and information about how to learn more about osteoporosis.
If you like these templates, call (202) 549-5164 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll send you easy-to-fill-in and print versions of the above materials to help you promote your event.
Host Event Forms: Once you’ve decided to host your own event, tell us about it with these pre- and post-event forms plus helpful checklist. This will help us better serve you, include your activity in our online calendar and track our collective success in raising awareness and funds in support of Generations of Strength.
Event and Fundraising Guidelines: As a not-for-profit organization, NOF adheres to certain guidelines and standards to protect our donors and serve patients and the public. Please review these short guidelines for hosting an event on behalf of NOF.