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  • State House Press Conference, Massachusetts State House, Boston, MA
  • Reception & Fundraiser for Million Calorie March, Jacksonville Landing, Jacksonville, FL
  • Press Conference & Warm Up Walk, Duval County Health Department, Jacksonville, FL
  • ABC's Live With Regis & Kelly, Million Calorie March Kickoff, Remote from Jacksonville, FL
  • YMCA Motivational Talk w meet & Greet, Hinesville, GA
  • Round Table Talk, Islands YMCA, Savannah, GA
  • MCM Campaign Stop, YMCA Wellness Center, Summersville, SC
  • MCM Campaign Stop, Berkeley County YMCA, Moncks Corner, SC
  • Press Conference & Roll Out: Sheraton's Low Carb Lifestyle, Sheraton Atlanta, GA
  • Kids In Motion After School Program, Charleston, SC
  • Bonner Elementary School, Macedonia, SC
  • Viquest Wellness Center, Greenville, NC
  • NC Senate Session, State House, Raleigh, NC
  • Obesity Legislation Meetings, Capitol Hill, Washington DC (Offices of Sen. Chris Dodd, Sen. Carl Levin, Sen. John Edwards, Sen. John Kerry, Sen. J. Rockefeller, Sen. Stabenow, Rep. Mary Bono, Rep. Michael Capuano, Rep. John Tierney, Rep. McGovern, Senator Bill Nelson, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson)
  • ABC's Live with Regis & Kelly, Washington DC (live remote from Mall of Washington)
  • Press Conference (with Councilor Gale Brewer), City Hall, New York City
  • Sheraton's NYC Reception for Million Calorie March, Sheraton Manhattan, NYC
  • ABC's Live with Regis & Kelly, New York City
  • Reception and Fundraiser for Million Calorie March, Sheraton's Conn, Hartford CT
  • Press Conference (Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro) East Rock School, New Haven, CT
  • Motivational Walk,Talk & Book Signing, Nashoba Valley Medical Center, Ayer, MA
  • Big & Tall Chronicles Book signing, Lo Fat Know Fat Restaurant, Shrewsbury, MA
  • FOX News, Your World with Neil Cavuto, Watertown, MA
  • MCM Finishline & Party, Sheraton Prudential Center, Boston, MA
  • Autopart International, Annual Sales Meeting, Keynote, Sharon, MA
  • Miromar Lakes Speaker Series, Estero, FL
  • Kids First Conference, Keynote Speaker, Providence, RI
  • Breakfast Speaker Series, Fidelity Chamber Of Commerce, Shirley, MA
  • TOPS Group (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), Salem, MA


  • Livin' Fit Satellite Conference, Harvard-Pilgrim Healthcare, Revere, MA
  • Big & Tall Chronicles book signing, Booksellers Café, Medford, MA
  • GE Women's Health Tour, Quest Field, Seattle, WA
  • Speakers Series, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Brighton, MA
  • 109th Boston Marathon, (GXL Running Team), Boston, MA
  • Speakers Series Community Health Network 8, Wellesley, MA
  • GE Women's Health Tour, FitFest Convention, Philadelphia, PA
  • A Taste Of Nashoba, Sterling, MA
  • Barnes & Noble Speakers Series & Book Signing, Framingham, MA
  • Barnes & Noble Speakers Series & Book Signing, Hingham, MA
  • Speakers Series, Community Health Network, South Shore, MA
  • Barnes & Noble Speakers Series & Book Signing, Wilkes-Barre, PA
Million Pound Meltdown Campaign Stops:
  • Meet Gary Event, Kirby Park, Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • MPM Kickoff! With BCNEPA employees, Wellness Center, 70 N. Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Saxton Pavilion (Campaign Stop Speaking Presentation), Edwardsville, PA
  • Offset Paperback Inc. (Motivational Speaking Event for Employees) Dallas, PA
  • Hazleton Health Alliance, (Group Walk & Motivational Talk), Greater Hazleton General Hospital, Hazleton, PA
  • Hazleton Senior Center, (Motivational Talk) E. Broad Street, Hazleton, PA
  • Jim Thorpe Courthouse Annex, (MPM Campaign Stop w/ County officials), Jim Thorpe, PA
  • Pocono Medical Center, (MPM Lunch & Learn Event) East Stroudsburg, PA
  • Delaware Valley School District (MPM Rally for Elementary School Assembly), Delaware Valley, PA
  • Scranton Community Medical Center, (Speaking Presentation) School Of Nursing, Scranton, PA
  • Marywood University, (Motivational Talk for Staff/Faculty) 2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA
  • Boys & Girls Club of NEPA (Group Workout & Talk for Summer Camp kids) Scranton, PA
  • Wayne Memorial Hospital and Professional Complex, (MPM Campaign Stop) Stourbridge, PA
  • Tyler Memorial Hospital, (Motivational Walk & Talk) Tunkhannock, PA
  • Endless Mountains Healthcare, ("Walk with a Doc" public event) Montrose High School, Montrose, PA
  • Towanda Memorial Hospital, (Motivational Walk & Talk), Towanda, PA
  • Tioga Obesity Collaborative Partners, (MPM Campaign Stop) Wellsboro, PA
  • Million Pound Meltdown Day Event, Laporte Park & Gazebo, Main and Muncy Streets, Laporte, PA
  • Weis Market (MPM Campaign Supermarket Stop), Lock Haven, PA
  • Penn College Culinary Arts Program, (MPM Healthy Cooking Presentation) Williamsport, PA
  • Measured Mile Walk Event, Lycoming Mall, Susquehanna Health Systems, Lycoming, PA
  • Red Barons Baseball Game, (Pre-Game MPM Campaign Appearance), Lackawana Stadium, Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • CTE Telecom (Motivational Talk & MPM Campaign Stop) Dallas, PA
  • Motorworld, (Motivational Walk & Talk to Employees ), Dallas, PA
  • Meltdown Rally at Kirby Park, Downtown Wilkes Barre, PA
  • Kickoff Tour Wrap Up & Meltdown Rally", Mall of Wilkes Barre, PA
  • Wise Foods (Speaking Presentation & Media Facility Tour), Berwick, PA
  • Meet Gary and Dr. Steve, Courthouse Square, Scranton PA
  • Televised Childhood Obesity Town Meeting, University of Scranton (Broadcast on WYOU and WBRE TV)
  • Pride Mobility (MPM Employee Wellness Speaking Presentation) Exeter, PA
  • United Neighborhood Centers (Healthy Lunch For Kids), Scranton, PA
  • MPM Children's "Trick or Treat" Event at The Stroud Mall, Stroudsburg, PA
  • Saxton Pavilion, (Speaking Presentation to Star Fitness and Diabetes Group) Edwardsville, PA
  • Lackawanna College, (Wellness Presentation to President's Cabinet), Scranton, PA
  • Wilkes University, (MPM Lunch & Learn Event for Wellness Committee and Center for Diabetes), Wilkes-Barre, PA

  • Hilton Head Health Institute, Hilton Head, SC
  • Acton Board Of Health Kids Event, Merrimack College, North Andover, MA
  • 110th Boston Marathon, (GXL Running Team), Boston, MA
  • USDA Conference, (Keynote address) Sturbridge, MA
  • American Heart Association Annual Heart Ball Event, Boston, MA
  • Alliance For A Healthier Generation / Clinton Foundation, NYC
  • NE Health and Racket Sports Association, Annual Conference, Providence, RI
Million Pound Meltdown Campaign Stops (2006)
  • MPM Pre-Game Event at Harlem Globetrotters, Wachovia Arena (on-court welcome), Scranton, PA
  • Motivational Talk to new wellness committee, GUARD Insurance, Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • St. Patrick's Day Parades MPM Participation, Downtown Scranton & Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Measured Mile Walk, Lycoming Mall with "Susquehanna Striders" Walk Group, Lycoming, PA
  • MPM Group Walk, Kingston Community Park, Church Street, joining "Walk With Ease" Group, Kingston, PA
  • MPM Lunch Roundtable, Chamberlain Manufacturing Health Care Committee, Scranton, PA
  • Live Appearance & Motivational Presentation, GUARD Insurance Annual Meeting, Wilkes Barre, PA
  • MPM Campaign Stop, United Neighborhood Centers of Lackawanna County Senior Center
  • MPM Campaign Appearance, Red Barons Baseball Game, Lackawanna County Stadium
  • MPM Presentation & Exercise Class, Williamsport, YMCA Arena with 115 summer camp youth
  • Motivational Presentation, Kings College, Wilkes Barre, PA

  • PeopleFit Health Center, Woburn, MA
  • Physicians Professional Services, Medford, MA
  • National Walk @ Work Day, Blue Cross Blue Shield Rhode Island, Providence, RI
  • 111th Boston Marathon, GXL Running Team, Boston, MA
  • The Works Fitness Center's "Million Calorie Challenge", Somersworth, NH
  • Worksite Wellness Awards (sponsored by Blue Cross Rhode Island) Warwick, RI
  • Camp Kingsmont, Amherst, MA
  • WALK Rhode Island Event, Bristol State Park, Bristol, RI
  • Boston Film Festival (MCM Documentary Premiere) Boston, MA
  • Mass Bay College Speakers Series, Wellesley, MA
  • Acton Takes Obesity Action, Acton, MA
  • Healthy Wellesley Week, Wellesley, MA
  • Northampton Film Festival, (MCM Documentary Screening) Northampton, MA
  • Children's Workshop Centers, Annual Employee Conference, Norwood, MA


  • EMC Lunch & Learn Speakers Series, Hopkinton, MA
  • Annual Blue Cross Blue Shield NC Client Symposium, Pinehurst, NC
  • 111th Boston Marathon, (GXL Running Team), Boston, MA
  • Jacksonville Film Festival, (MCM Documentary Screening) Jacksonville, FL
  • Millions Of Minutes Campaign Kickoff, Providence College, Providence RI
  • American Heart Association, Speaking Presentation to state employees, Boston, MA
  • Long Island Film Expo, (MCM Documentary Screening) Long Island, NY
  • Annual SOPHE Conference (MCM Documentary Screening) Natick, MA
  • Annual "Freddie" Awards Ceremony,Crystal Tea Room, Philadelphia, PA
  • Knights Of Excel Support Group, Wells-Fargo Conference Room, Woburn, MA
  • American Heart Association, Annual Heart Walk, Boston, MA
Million Step March Campaign Stops (sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield NC):
  • Biltmore Hotel, (campaign warm up event for employees) Asheville, NC
  • MSM Campaign Kickoff, Asheville, NC
  • Presbyterian Home For Children (Motivational Talk & Exercise for Kids), Black Mountain, NC
  • Corpening YMCA, (MSM Campaign Stop) Marion, NC
  • Leviton Corporation, (Wellness event for employees) Morgantown, NC
  • Hickory Humane Society, (MSM Campaign Stop) Hickory, NC
  • Hancock & Moore (MSM Campaign Stop) Hickory, NC
  • Sherrill Furniture, (Wellness event for employees) Hickory, NC
  • Shuford YMCA (MSM Campaign Stop) Marion, Conover, NC
  • Lincoln County (MSM Campaign Stop w/ Group Walk) Lincoln, NC
  • Gaston County (MSM Campaign Stop) Gastonia, NC
  • Hello Charlotte ! (Campaign Rally and Arrival) Charlotte, NC
  • Charlotte Bobcats Game, Charlotte, NC
  • Le Bleu (Wellness event for employees), Charlotte, NC
  • Food Lion Supermarket Corporate HQ (Campaign Stop for employees) Salisbury, NC
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield NC Madison Park (Wellness event for employees)
  • BB&T (Campaign Stop w / Motivational Walks & Talks for employees) Winston-Salem, NC
  • Timco Corporation (Motivational Walk & Talk for employees) Greensboro, NC
  • Greensboro Grasshoppers Baseball Game (MSM Campaign Stop) Greensboro, NC
  • Rally At Raleigh (MSM Campaign ˝ Way Celebration), Downtown Raleigh, NC
  • BCBS National Walk at Lunch Day, Durham, NC
  • Structure House, (Campaign Stop w / Motivational Walk & Talk) Durham, NC
  • YMCA Apex (MSM Campaign Stop) Apex, NC
  • Town of Chapel Hill (Campaign Wellness Event for Employees) Chapel Hill, NC
  • WakeMed Hospital (Motivational speaking presentation) Raleigh, NC
  • Chatham County (Campaign Wellness Stop for Employees), Pittsboro, NC
  • YMCA Durham (MSM Campaign Stop) Durham, NC
  • First Citizen's Bank (Campaign Wellness Stop for Employees), Garner, NC
  • Nash County (Campaign Wellness Stop for Employees), Nashville, NC
  • OMEGA SPORTS (MSM Campaign Stop) Wilson, NC
  • Kids Café, (Motivational Talk & Activities for Kids) Farmville, NC
  • East Coast University /PITT, (MSM Stop with Speaking Presentation & Walks) Greenville, NC
  • Goldsboro Milling (Campaign Wellness Stop for Employees) Goldsboro, NC
  • Lenoir Hospital Kinston (Campaign Wellness Stop for Employees) NC
  • Mt. Olive College (MSM Public Campaign Stop) Mt. Olive, NC
  • Guilford Mills, (Campaign Wellness Stop for Employees) Kenansville, NC
  • Dunn P&R (Campaign Wellness Stop for Employees), Dunn, NC
  • Fayetteville Schools (MSM Walking challenge rollout and speaking presentation) Fayetteville, NC
  • Pender County, (Campaign Wellness Stop for Employees) Burgaw, NC
  • Murphy Family Ventures (Motivational Speaking Presentation for Employees) Burgaw, NC
  • Columbus Regional Hospital. (MSM Public Campaign Stop) Whiteville, NC
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield NC Family Day, (MSM Wellness Stop for Employees)Chapel Hill, NC
  • New Hanover County, (MSM Wellness Stop for Employees) Wilmington, NC
  • Million Step March Finish Line! Wilmington, NC


  • Inspiring Wellness Campaign, Hilton Head, SC
  • Eat Right Move More Teachers Conference, Bluffton, SC
  • Middlesex Community College Health Week, Bedford, MA
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch Health Fair, Galveston Island, TX
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, National Walk At Work Day, Harrisburg, PA
  • Palm Beach Intl. Film Festival, (MCM Documentary Screening) West Palm Beach, FL
  • 112th Boston Marathon, (GXL Running Team) Boston, MA
  • Knights Of Excel Support Group, Winchester, MA
  • Martha's Vineyard Holistic Retreat, Vineyard Haven, MA


Gary Marino with President Bill Clinton in 2006

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