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May202013

« ONE EVENT AT A TIME: THE WASHINGTON ORAL HEALTH FOUNDATION IN YOUR COMMUNITY »

The Washington Oral Health Foundation continues working across the state, one event at a time, engaging communities and working woth local organizations to deliver oral health messaging. Here is a listing of recent outings. If you would like WOHF to present in your community, please call Tom Tidyman at 800-448-3368, or email tom@wsda.org.

 

Rolling the Dice -  Oral Health and Substance Abuse education
Monday March 25 · Enumclaw Middle School
WOHF educated 150 middle school students on the dangers of drugs and tobacco while linking the importance of oral health and overall health. 
 
School Science Fair
Saturday March 30 · Open Window School K-8 in Bellevue
 
Open Window School hosted a science fair for students and their families.  WOHF was on hand to educate children on the science of dentistry and the importance of good oral health. More than 300 were in attendance!
 
Elementary School Health Fair
Wednesday April 24 · Puesta del Sol Elementary in Bellevue
 
Dr. Kevin Kay was on hand to talk about oral health to 200 students during an Elementary School health fair. WOHF provided 3-D materials and handouts for students and parents.

Girl Scout STEM Event
Saturday May 11 · Einstein Middle School in Shoreline
 
A Troop of fourth and fifth grade scouts organized a special event for Girl Scouts, with a focus on encouraging girls to engage in inquiry and envision a future that might include a career in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM).  The 200 girls were between the ages of 5-12, and the event featured a short presentation by astronaut Bonnie Dunbar, as well as hands-on exhibits that got the girls thinking and moving.  Research indicates that girls decide by third grade whether or not they will pursue a career in a STEM field, so it is especially important to introduce them to all the exciting possibilities at a young age.
 
Seattle Elementary Farmers Market nights

April 4, 2013 - Van Asselt Elementary
150 students and parents
WOHF Pre Dental Volunteers
 
April 11th, 2013 - Maple Elementary, Seattle 
125 students and parents
WOHF Staff
 
May 16th, 2013 – Emerson Elementary, Seattle 
200 students and parents
WOHF Pre Dental Volunteers
 

 

 

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