AUGUST 2017 NATIONAL BREASTFEEDING MONTH EVENTS ( #NBM17 )

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AUGUST:

04: The Bay Area Breastfeeding Coalition16th Annual Breastfeeding Walk!: WHEN: Friday August 4, 2017  Sign in at 10am. Big latch on at 10:30am. Breastfeeding Walk at 11am WHERE: Bay City Community Center, 800 John F Kennedy Dr., Bay City, MI 48706 See Flyer Here.

04: Burton WIC Breastfeeding Shower to honor and support breastfeeding moms  WHEN: August 4th,  12-2 pm  WHERE: Burton WIC clinic., Burton , MI. Clients are invite-only. Send all RSVPed invitees (including names and phone number) to Sarah LaDuke (sladuke@gchd.us) by July 24th

04: Covenant HealthCare – Big Latch On WHEN: Friday August 5th at 10:30am. Please arrive 30mins before so we can register and settle everyone in. WHERE The Andersen Enrichment Center, Saginaw Michigan. See Flyer Here.

04: The Big Latch On! Jackson County Breastfeeding Coalition: WHEN: Friday August 4, 2017  10:30am-Please arrive 30mins before so we can register and settle everyone in. WHERE: JaxNaz Church - First Church of the Nazarene- 3905 Clinton Way, Jackson, MI See Flyer HereRSVP HERE.

04: Breastfeed Macomb - Breastfeeding Fun Fair in celebration of Breastfeeding Awareness Month! : WHEN: Friday August 4, 2017  11am-2pm WHERE: The Macomb County Resource Center  (formerly Washington Elementary), 196 North Rose, Mount Clemens, MI 48043. See Flyer here.

05: Breastfeeding on the Bluff 2017 Hosted by Berrien County Breastfeeding Coalition - WHEN: Saturday, August 5 at 10 AM - 11:30 AM WHERE:  Lake Bluff Park, St Joseph, MI 49085. The event will take place on the bluff, across from St. Joseph Public Library. Look for the signs pointing the way!  RSVP HERE.   See the Flyer HERE

05: Grand Rapids Big Latch On 2017 - WHEN: Saturday, August 5 at 10 AM - 11:30 AM WHERE: Briggs Park 350 Knapp St NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505 See More information here.

05: Metro Detroit Big Latch ON WHEN: Aug 17,  9:00 AM to 12:00 PM WHERE: Searls Fellowship Hall at Franklin Community Church, 26425 WellingtonFranklin, Michigan 48025 Facebook page HereRSVP Here   Website Here

05: Midland County Breastfeeding Coalition - Walk for Breastfeeding Awareness: WHEN: Saturday August 5, 2017  9:30am WHERE: Dow Diamond Stadium , Midland, MI. In Celebration of World Breastfeeding Week Midland County Breastfeeding Coalition Is Hosting a Walk for Breastfeeding Awareness Join us on August 5th at Dow Diamond. Registration, Decorating Strollers and Photos begin at 9:30am. At 10:30am we will walk to the Tridge area, and then return to Dow Diamond for prize drawings and snacks. See a printable flier here.

09: MDHHS WIC’s annual Breastfeeding Awareness Walk .WHEN: Wednesday, August 9th, 201711:30am to 1:00pm WHERE : Capitol Lawn, 100 N Capitol Ave., Lansing, MI 48933 .
MDHHS WIC’s annual Breastfeeding Awareness Walk on Wednesday, August 9th, 2017, on the Capitol Lawn.  The time of the event is 11:30am to 1:00pm. There will be a group photo taken at 12:00 in front of the Capitol and the walk will begin from there at 12:10. See Flyer here. Everyone is welcome to attend and this flyer may be posted in any public area.  If you have any questions, email Hanna at thelenh1@michigan.gov. - See Flyer here.

09: Oakland County Breastfeeding-Friendly Place Awards – WHEN: August 9th at 10am. WHERE: 2100 Pontiac Lake Rd, Waterford, MI 48328-2735. See more information here.

14: Meet Nurse Love -A National Breastfeeding Month Celebration: WHEN: Monday, August 14 , 6-9pm. WHERE: Nature's Playhouse, 703 Livernois, Ferndale, Michigan 48220 . See more information here.

19:  Breastfeeding Walk at Max Brandon Park. WHEN: August 19 th 10 am- 12 pm WHERE: Max Brandon Park , Flint, MI .

25-31: Black Breastfeeding Week: WHEN: August 25-31, 2017  

Black Mothers' Breastfeeding Association is excited to announce the theme of this year's 5th Annual Black Breastfeeding Week. “BET ON BLACK:  Nourishing our families, communities and futures” See more here.

26: Kalamazoo’s Black Breastfeeding Week celebration “Lift Up” Every Baby Event. -WHEN: Saturday August 26th  from 1-3 pm WHERE: Rootead - 1501 Fulford St. Kalamazoo, MI 49001  See Flyer Here