Lunch series offers health tips

Lunch series offers health tips

NANAIMO – Wellness topics presented at weekly talks by Nanaimo doctor.

Dr. Derek Poteryko, Island Health’s medical director of community health for Nanaimo, invites residents to explore wellness-related topics in a five-part lunch-and-learn series.

“These lunch-and-learn classes are about supporting people to make lifestyle choices that can help them improve their health and live happier lives,” said Poteryko.

The lunch-and-learn classes are part of a wellness partnership between Island Health and the City of Nanaimo.

Classes cost $2 each and run from noon to 12:45 p.m. on Oct. 5, Jan. 18, Feb. 15 and March 15.

All classes will be held at the Beban Park social centre at 2300 Bowen Rd.

Pre-registration is available through the city’s Fall and Winter Activity Guide. Participants can choose to attend all sessions or just one or two.

For more information, please see page 71 of the activity guide at

To register in advance, please call 250-756-5200.