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Men’s health and wellness summit on June 10th

Springfield, MO— The Men’s Impact Summit, co-sponsored by the SpringMo Black Wellness Initiative, UniteNews Publication, Springfield NAACP, and the E-Factory, invites men from all walks of life to come together for a day of empowerment. With the theme “Men on The Move: Stronger, Wiser, and Better,” this free community event aims to provide valuable insights and discussions tailored specifically for men. The summit will take place on Saturday, June 10th, from 10 am to 2 pm at the Robert Plaster Free Enterprise (the eFactory) located at 405 N Jefferson Ave. Attendees will be provided with lunch during the event. Please note that this event is exclusively for men and young men.
The summit will feature a variety of engaging topics, including a panel discussion on “Health is Wealth,” focusing on improving the quality of life for minority men by addressing triggers, trauma, and triumph. Another session titled “Achieving Financial Freedom and Generational Wealth” will provide attendees with valuable insights into wealth building, financial planning, debt elimination, retirement strategies, and more. Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to engage in a session called “What’s Love Got to Do With It: Real Talk on Love & Life,” where they can openly discuss the nuances of dating in today’s environment. Lastly, there will be a session titled “Before You Say I Do: Healthy Dating & Relationships,” which aims to equip attendees with valuable tips and strategies to enhance communication and improve marital morale.
The summit will feature an esteemed guest moderator and
speakers including:
Dr. Joe Debrah is a board-certified primary care physician at Mercy Health in Springfield, he will share ways men can live a healthy and long life to fulfill their God-given assignments. Daniel Ogunyemi, a higher education administrator with a background in clinical mental health counseling and psychology, will bring his expertise to the event. Reggie Harris, a consultant, banking and financial leader, Fintech expert, business owner, and motivational speaker, will also share his valuable insights. Christian Lewis, the Regional Community President for Southwest Missouri and an accomplished banking professional will be present to share his experiences and knowledge. Dr. Ron L. Woodard, Director of Family Support Services in Springfield Public Schools, will contribute his expertise in education, dropout prevention, and marriage enrichment. Finally, Duan Gavel, the Co-Founder and CEO of All Things Diverse SGF LLC, will provide his expertise in health and wellness, particularly in the areas of diet, and intermittent fasting.
The Men’s Impact Summit promises to be a transformative event, offering men the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and skills to lead healthier, more fulfilling lives. Participants will leave the summit feeling empowered, equipped with practical tools, and connected to a supportive community. It’s an event that celebrates the strength, wisdom, and growth of men and encourages them to strive for personal and collective betterment.

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