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"The Fun and Fitness Expo brings together students from New College, [the University of South Florida] Sarasota-Manatee and the surrounding Sarasota and Bradenton commu- nities to engage with aspects of health and wellness that go beyond the conventional experiences of a health fair," Robinson said in the release. The Fun & Fitness Expo will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6, outside the Counseling and Wellness Center (across from Jane Bancroft Cook Library) on the bayfront campus of New College of Florida. For more information, contact the Counseling and Wellness Center at 487-4254. The Institute for the Ages, co-host of the Seventh Annual International Conference on Positive Aging next month in Sarasota, has announced that more than a third of the speakers who will be making presentations come from the Tampa Bay area. The event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota Feb. 9-12. More than 350 attendees are expected for this interactive conference, with approximately 75 speakers visiting from other countries, a news release notes. Click here for a confer- ence schedule. Among the keynote speakers will be Marc Freedman, founder and CEO of Encore. org, whose topic will be The Generativity Revolution: A New Movement of Americans in the Second Half of Life. Freedman has established himself as "a leading voice in discussions nationwide about the changing face of retirement," The New York Times has written, by founding a nonprofit organization that promotes post-retirement — "encore" — careers and by establishing himself as a leading author on retirement issues, the news release says. He was named to AARP Magazine's list of the 50 Most Influential People Over 50 for 2013, and he has been honored with the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship at Oxford University. Ina Jaffe, national desk correspondent at National Public Radio and an aging issues expert, will present the dinner keynote address, the release adds. Jaffe has been honored with an award from the Society of Professional Journalists and a Gracie Award from the Alliance for Women in Media. Click here for complete list of keynote speak- ers. % INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POSITIVE AGING SET FOR NEXT MONTH I am so incredibly pleased, with my beautiful smile and my comfortable and natural bite. - Barbara Lee For a complimentary consultation call 941.923.5406 | Christine Koval, D.M.D. | Sarasota News Leader January 31, 2014 Page 74

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