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Donald Ardell

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Press Release:

August 11, 2011 - Stevens Point, Wisconsin-The National Wellness Institute presented The 2011 Halbert L. Dunn Wellness Award to Donald B. Ardell, PhD, of St. Petersburg, Florida, during the 36th Annual National Wellness Conference, held July 18-21, 2011, in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

Dr. Ardell wrote the book "High Level Wellness: An Alternative to Doctors, Drugs, and Disease" in 1976 and helped to spark the wellness movement. He is an active writer, speaker, and teacher on the subject of wellness. Since 1984, he has published 74 quarterly print editions of the Ardell Wellness Report and more than 585 periodic e-newsletters.

In August 2010, Ardell was given the "Lifetime Achievement Award" in Dusseldorf by the German Wellness Association. He has also been named a "Healthy America Fitness Leader" by the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports (1991) and serves on many boards of national organizations. Still competitive at 73, he has won numerous national championships and world triathlon and duathlon championships, most recently in 2009 and 2010 in Australia and Hungary, respectively.

The Halbert L. Dunn Wellness Award is the most prestigious award presented by the National Wellness Institute and is regarded as one of the highest honors in the health promotion and wellness fields. Recipients of the award have shown a dedication to wellness over the course of their lifetime, making many significant contributions and offering leadership that furthered wellness.

Other books by Don include:

* 14 Days to Wellness: The Effective and Fun Way to Optimum Health

* High Level Wellness: An Alternative to Doctors, Drugs, and Disease

* Planning for Wellness: A Guidebook for Achieving Optimal Health

* A Guide to Effective Worksite Wellness

* REAL Wellness: What's New in Wellness Today

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