Presentation on theme: "Building a Healthy. "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge."— Presentation transcript:
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. The true neighbor will risk his position, his prestige and even his life for the welfare of others." - Martin Luther King, Jr.,
Definition of Public Health Activities that society undertakes to assure conditions in which people can be healthy, including organized community efforts to prevent, identify and counter threats to the health of the public.
"We look for attitudes: people with a sense of humor who don't take themselves too seriously. We'll train people on whatever it is they need to do, but the one thing Southwest cannot change in people is inherent attitudes. – Herb Kelleher, CEO Southwest Airlines
Other people matter, We are all other people to everyone else. Research data indicates that the heart matters more than the head, that soldiers do brave things because they care about their fellow soldiers, that people live longer because they have each other.
Making Genesee County a great place to live, work and play
Though I was initially disappointed at being categorized as an extremist, as I continued to think about the matter I gradually gained a measure of satisfaction from the label. Was not Jesus an extremist for love: "Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you... So the question is not whether we will be extremists, but what kind of extremists we will be. Will we be extremists for hate or for love? Will we be extremists for the preservation of injustice or for the extension of justice?