Helen Eddy, executive director of Iowa's Healthiest State Initiative, will be the guest speaker at the Des Moines Leadership Network luncheon on Dec. 19. Eddy will speak on Iowa's goal to become the healthiest state in the nation by 2016. The event starts at 11:30 a.m. with the lunch and program is at noon, at the Des Moines Embassy Club at Ruan Center, 666 Grand Ave. Registration is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on Dec. 17.