Destination Weddings | Pre-Travel Health | Hand in Hand with Haiti
Date: Feb 12, 2012 - download
Cruises and Cruise Trends, Destination Weddings, Hand in Hand with Haiti, Pre-Travel Health, Dr. Pierre Plourde
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Planning a Destination Wedding?
- There's a lot you need to know and be prepared for when planning a destination wedding
- Join us on March 7, 2012 @ 7:00 PM for a seminar
- It's located at the Norwood Hotel, 112 Marion Street, Winnipeg, MB
- Call 942-5000 to register
- Mandatory emergency drills before departure
- Policy has been mandated by the cruise industry after the Costa Concordia disaster
Youth Want to Cruise!
- Worried about the majority of clientele being older
- Different mix of clients emerging
- The industry is seeing many more 30-40 year olds taking cruise vacations
- Ron and Rae are hosting next January
- 15 Day Cruise from Valparaiso, Chile to Buenos Aires, Argentina
- All Inclusive
- Gratuities, Alcohol, Food all included!
- Great value and you won't be "nickel and dimed"
- Click here to get more information
Guest: Dr. Pierre Plourde
- Hand in Hand with Haiti
- Pre-Travel Health
Hand in Hand with Haiti
- 20+ years of visiting and providing health services to Haiti
What do they do?
- visit suburbs of Port Au Prince
- run a teaching clinic for domestic doctors and nurses
- maintain children's health
- while their not in Haiti they fundraise for the mission
Do people involved get paid?
- Every participant is a volunteer
- Nurses sacrifice vacation days and take unpaid leaves of absence
- Everyone pays their way (airfare)
How can you support?
- Go to the Hand in Hand with Haiti website
- To make a donation to the cause click here
- You can choose to donate to the construction project or education and nutrition
- Don't forget about the annual RUN 2012 sponsored by Running Room that happens in October!
- Click here to visit Journey's Travel Health Clinic
- Dr. Pierre Plourde is the current Medical director of the Journey's Travel Health Clinic
- Journey's has qualified nurses that have certificates in Travel Health
Why should we think about pre-travel health?
- Different immunizations are required for every season
- Ensure your safety where ever you are going
- Some vaccines are good for life! so you don't have to constantly immunize
Doesn't the government cover travel immunizations?
- No, it is not insured under the government because it isn't considered a threat to the general public
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