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Oct. 30: Health care forum

Forum on 'Health Care: The Road Ahead' to be presented in Clayton Hall


11:39 a.m., Oct. 25, 2012--Clayton Hall will be the site for an open forum on "Health Care: The Road Ahead" from 6:30-8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30.  

Moderated by David Ledford, executive editor of The News Journal, the free public forum will include experts in five major areas:

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June 5: Blue Hen 5K

University of Delaware graduates planning to attend Alumni Weekend are encouraged to register for the annual Blue Hen 5K walk and run, which will be held Sunday morning, June 5.

June 6-9: Food and culture series

The 20th annual June Lecture Series at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UD in Wilmington will be held June 6-9. Titled 'June a la Carte,' this year's program focuses on great political documents, feminism, world politics and a Newark cuisine sampler.

• Policy coordination -- Bettina Tweardy Riveros, health policy adviser to Delaware Gov. Jack Markell;

• Hospital leadership -- Dr. Robert J. Laskowski, president and CEO of Christiana Care Health System, which is part of the Delaware Health Sciences Alliance;

• Business owner -- Bobby Pancake, entrepreneur and co-owner of seven Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants in Delaware and Maryland;

• Insurance leadership -- Paul Kaplan, vice president and chief medical officer at Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware; and

• Family practitioner -- Dr. Rebecca Jaffe, owner of a private practice specializing in family/sports medicine in New Castle County. 

To register for the forum, visit, call 302-324-2632 or send email to Include your name, phone number, email and the names of any guests. 

The Oct. 30 forum is sponsored by The News Journal and PNC Bank. 

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