Kentucky governor visits campus to promote statewide health initiative
RELEASED: May 31, 2007
DANVILLE, KY—Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher and First Lady Glenna Fletcher, along with state and local officials, various health and wellness organizations, citizens of the Danville community, and Centre faculty and staff members met on Centre's campus for the Get Healthy Kentucky program sponsored by Ephraim McDowell Health in Danville. The event was held in the Vahlkamp Theatre located in Crounse Academic Center. Governor and Mrs. Fletcher were the featured speakers for the program, and free health screenings and informational booths were available for the public.
"Centre’s commitment to the intellectual and physical well-being of each of its students lies at the heart of Centre’s educational mission," said Centre President John Roush during the event. "We’re proud of this focus because we know that the young men and women who leave this campus will carry this with them as they make a difference throughout Kentucky, the region and the world."
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