The non-profit organization, Healthy Sandtown, will hold the Sandtown Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Sandtown Center Pavilion, 1510 Sandbay Dr., SW, Atlanta, GA between 9AM - 3PM. The Sandtown Health & Wellness Fair is a project designed to bring Atlanta residents, especially those in the Sandtown Community, together under the notion that healthy families build strong communities.
Keynote speakers at the Sandtown Health and Wellness Fair include Fulton County District 5 Commissioner Emma Darnell, Georgia Representative Roger Bruce, Fulton County Chairman John Eaves, radio-personality Michael McFadden and the MCs are Ms. Georgia Plus America 2013 Cha'Kiva Latrell and business development consultant and motivational speaker Mr. Edgar McLeod Baines. Additional invited guests include Congressman John Lewis, President of Atlanta City Council Caesar Mitchell, and Mayor Kasim Reed.
'We would like area residents to come out to this free event and participate in mental health screenings provided by OGCC Behavioral Health Services, blood glucose screenings, blood type testing and other medical screenings, as well as, health education, nutritional seminars, and fitness demos,' said Karen Brown, Co-Chair who explained that this event encourages both physical and mental health.
Chairwoman, Delphine Knaff, explained, that in addition to health screenings, attendees can expect, and be encouraged to be a part of a variety of activities including classes such as Zumba, Martial Arts, and Fet~ness-a cardio workout performed to Caribbean music.
'We expect at least 500 people to come out and have fun. We will have musical entertainment, a raffle, lots of kid-friendly activities, lots of vendors and some great giveaways such as healthy food snacks, gift cards, and fitness DVDs,' Knaff said.
Kicking off the Sandtown Health and Wellness Fair will be the 1-Mile Walk 4 Health sponsored by Epi Fitness Club. The Walk 4 Health will take place at 9:30AM in the scenic Sandtown Center Subdivision. Registration is only $10 and participants can expect to receive a Walk 4 Health t-shirt.
For more information about the Sandtown Health and Wellness Fair and to register for the Walk 4 Health visit www.HealthySandtown.com.
About Healthy Sandtown
Healthy Sandtown is a non-profit organization whose goals are to educate the community on the health benefits of screenings and preventative exams, increase the awareness of and availability to natural foods and healthier alternatives to process foods, and promote a healthy lifestyle through fitness and physical activity. Through events like the Sandtown Health & Wellness Fair, Healthy Sandtown endeavors to provide resources and information that are vital to a healthy community to further impact families in a positive way. (more...)
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