Do you like pumpkin spice and everything nice but don’t know Jack-o-lantern about the history of Halloween? Then this program is just right for BOO! Join the Hallo-queens Sara and Kate for this interactive and fun presentation suited for the whole family. You’ll be out of your gourd when you find out why pumpkins are so popular. Be sure to spice things up by wearing your favorite costume and carving out some time to join us!
By participating in this program by Wellbeing Guide Sara Wright and Guest Services Manager Kate Stone, you can expect to:
- Learn the history and evolution of Halloween along with the symbolism of pumpkins.
- Discover how the celebration of Halloween builds social connections within the community through shared experiences.
- Test their knowledge and learn fun facts about Halloween with an interactive trivia game.
Special Instructions: Costumes are encouraged for all family members and pets, too! During this interactive presentation, participants will be encouraged to turn on their microphones and cameras and share their thoughts and ideas about the topics presented.
This program is presented by Sara Wright and Kate Stone and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.
How to join the Zoom Program:
Upon registration for this program, you will receive two emails:
- One email from Eventbrite: you can either disregard this email or save it for your records. No action needed with this message.
- One email from the Center for Health & Wellbeing: this email will contain your link to join the Zoom meeting. Simply select the link and the Zoom Meeting will launch. Please allow yourself five – 10 minutes before program start to launch Zoom and confirm your technology is properly working.
By participating in this program, you agree to the CHWB’s Gracious Space policy.
About Your Program Presenters
Sara Wright serves as the Wellbeing Guide for the Center for Health and Wellbeing (CHWB). She works directly with community members in administration of the Wellbeing Survey, a diagnostic tool that encourages reflection on one’s overall wellbeing as related to the Seven Dimensions of Wellbeing (Intellectual, Spiritual, Physical, Social, Emotional, Vocational, Environmental). Sara interprets the results of the Wellbeing Survey and creates an individualized plan to help each community member on their personal wellbeing journey. Sara has more than 20 years of professional experience including the following areas of expertise: social services, health education, community relations, management, personal training and fitness coaching. She earned a master’s degree in mental health counseling and two bachelor’s degrees. She is passionate about helping others reach their goals and achieve self-empowerment.
Kate Stone began at the Center for Health & Wellbeing as Welcome Desk Lead, greeting guests and helping visitors reach their destinations within the building. In her role as Guest Services Manager, she continues to connect community members to services at the Center to achieve their wellbeing goals. Her years of customer service experience guide her focus on promoting health education programs at the Center. Kate moved to Central Florida from Southern California in 2018, joining the inaugural staff at the Center in April 2019. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Rollins College in Communication Studies with an emphasis in Organizational Communication and Leadership.