The Healing Power of Humor Coming to Black River Falls Nov. 4, 2017


Nationally recognized Dr. Stuart Robertshaw, will present the Healing Power of Humor at the Wellness Fair on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at the Comfort Inn & Suites in Black River Falls. The Jackson County Diabetes Education Alliance and local community organizations sponsor the event.

Robertshaw, who goes by “Dr. Humor” said, “15 percent of people in America are humor-impaired and another 15 percent are ‘at risk,’ and it’s no laughing matter.” Robertshaw is a humorist, a published author and gives presentations to groups all over the nation. He is on a mission to combat one of modern society’s worst afflictions, terminal seriousness.

The event is free and goes from 9 a.m. to noon with prizes, exhibits, diabetes risk screenings and refreshments. From 10 to 11 a.m., Dr. Humor will share what he has learned about the psychological and physiological benefits of humor and laughter as they relate to taking care of our friends, our loved ones and ourselves.

To register for the Healing Power of Humor and Wellness Fair, call 715-284-3629 or go online at Registered guests will be entered into a drawing for a Fitbit activity tracker.

The event is coordinated by the Jackson County Diabetes Education Alliance with the help of community partners that include the Diabetes Education & Support Group (BRMH Partners), Jackson in Action Coalition Members (Black River Memorial Hospital, Jackson County Public Health and Ho-Chunk Nation Department of Health.)

Dr. Stuart Robertshaw, “Dr. Humor,” will present The Healing Power of Humor on November 4, during the Jackson County Diabetes Alliance Annual Wellness Event.

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