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Metro Area Teen Health Summit
September 23 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
The North Omaha Community Care Council will host a Metro Area Teen Health Summit on Sept. 23 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Metropolitan Community College Fort Omaha Campus, 5300 N. 30th St.
The Teen Health Summit will feature a keynote presentation by Felicia Webster, (also known as With Love, Felicia) a local spoken word artist and author known for her moving and dramatic presentations. Other breakout sessions throughout the day will focus on suicide prevention, school success and self-esteem.
The event, which is free and open to all metro-area youths ages 13-19, is being held in the Swanson Conference Center, located in Building 22 on the Fort Omaha Campus. A hot breakfast, complimentary lunch buffet, and snacks will be provided.
In order to attend, youths must have a school ID.
In addition to the breakout sessions, a Future Entrepreneurs competition will be held during the summit. Teens are encouraged to submit a business idea now for consideration and the top three ideas chosen will be contacted to present their idea on the day of the summit. The overall winner of the competition will receive a $1,000 cash prize.
To registration for the teen summit or to submit an idea for consideration in the Future Entrepreneurs competition, go to the North Omaha Community Care Council website. Free transportation to and from the summit will be provided for teens who indicate a need for it on their registration.
For more information about either the Future Entrepreneurs competition or the Metro Area Teen Health Summit, call 402-916-5293.