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McKenzie Health System’s “Healthy Living…Together” Shines Spotlight on Mental Wellbeing on April 20

Kari Granz

Left to Right:

  • Kari Granz, Program Coordinator, Thumb Community Health Partnership
  • Nicole Beagle, MS LLP BCBA LBSW CAADC, Chief Operations Officer, Sanilac County Community Mental Health
  • Gail Innis, Thumb Community Health Partnership
  • Karolyn McEntee, Director, Great Start Collaborative & Parents As Teachers

Sanilac County, Mich. - With a focus on the critical topic of “Your Mental Wellbeing in 2022,” McKenzie Health System’s virtual “Healthy Living…Together” seminar on April 20 from 12 to 1 p.m. will welcome four local experts: Kari Granz of Man Therapy, Nicole Beagle of Sanilac County Community Mental Health, Gail Innis of Women 2 Women, and Karolyn McEntee of Great Start Collaborative – Sanilac.

The live webinar is free, and participants will have the opportunity to watch via Zoom or call in via phone; it will also be recorded and shared via McKenzie Health System’s YouTube channel and Facebook page. Speakers will be on video so participants can see and hear them; participants will be able to type interactive questions and comments for the Q&A discussion.

“Mental and emotional wellness is such an important component of healthy living, and we are honored to have some of the best in our area join us for this meaningful conversation,” said Louise Blasius, LMSW, LPC, Director of Human Services at McKenzie Health System. “They will share resources that shine a light on holistic wellbeing for this year and beyond.”

Community members can register for each free event at 810-648-6117 or

Additional dates and topics include:

  • May 18, Container Gardening - Merry Martin, Sanilac County Master Gardener
  • June 15, Teen Vaping and Smoking - Matt Gezequel, Sandusky Police Department
  • July 20, Gut Health and Nutrition - Tara Blank, McKenzie Gastroenterology and Kristina Myers, McKenzie Health System Registered Dietitian
  • August 17, Kids Can Cook, Too - Carol Bublitz, Nutrition Instructor, Sanilac County MSU Extension
  • September 21, Parenting 101 - Great Start Collaborative-Sanilac and Partners
  • October 19, Medicare - Louise Blasius, McKenzie Health System Director of Human Services
  • November 16, Let the Snow Fall, Not You! - Sandra Martin, Senior Services and Louise Blasius, McKenzie Health System Director of Human Services
  • December, Step into Fitness - Sanilac County fitness experts – videos will be shared throughout the month

Healthy Living…Together is a project developed by McKenzie Health System in collaboration with the Sanilac County Health Department, MSU Extension, Great Start Collaborative - Sanilac and Sanilac County Community Mental Health.