Family Health Fair and 5K Run/Walk

Family Health Fair

The Movin’ for LIFE 9th Ward Family Health Fair will be Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, 10am to 3pm,
at St. Mary of the Angels Church Gym, 3501 N. Miro St., New Orleans, LA 70117. Admission is FREE! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

The fair will include food, games, activities, music, dancing and prizes – including a bike!

Interested in volunteering your time at the Family Health Fair? We’re using SignUp.com (an online volunteer signup and reminder tool) to organize our event. Volunteers are needed to help with food and beverages, games, activities, information tables, and prizes. Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:
1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on SignUp.com: http://signup.com/login/entry/576998450364344090
2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on SignUp.com)
3. Sign up! Choose your spots – SignUp.com will send you an automated confirmation and reminders.
Note: SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact Keelia O’Malley, 504-988-3286 or komalley@tulane.edu, and she can sign you up manually.

More details and information are coming soon!

Sponsors: Bunny Friend Neighborhood Association, Baptist Community Health Services, Baptist Community Ministries, Caffin Avenue International Seventh-day Adventist Church, Global Green/Jeff Sopak, LSU AgCenter, and Martin Luther King Library.

5K Run/Walk

The Movin’ for LIFE 9th Ward 5K Run/Walk will be Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, 8am to 12pm,
at Oliver Bush Playground & Park, 2500 Caffin Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.

Event details:
The Treme Brass Band will kick off the race day festivities, Tekrema Center will lead the warm-up, and Doc Eric Griggs will serve as the event MC.

Registration is FREE! Click here to register. Make sure to click the button “Sign In As A Guest” if you don’t already have an account with the Athlinks or Chronotrack race registration systems.

Registration packets can be picked up at the following days and locations:
On the morning of the race at Oliver Bush Playground & Park, 2500 Caffin Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117
or
At the Sanchez Multi-Purpose Center, 1616 Caffin Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
– Thursday, September 7, from 10am-2pm and 5-7pm
– Friday, September 8, 2017, from 10am-2pm
*Registration is also available at the Sanchez Center at the packet pick-up times above.

Sponsors: Caffin Avenue International Seventh-day Adventist Church, Doc Griggs, Martin Luther King Library, and Tekrema Center for Art and Culture.

More details and information are coming soon!

Movin’ for LIFE (Lasting Improvements for Fitness and Energy) is a community-engaged health promotion program of the Tulane Prevention Research Center. The Tulane PRC is a member of the Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers Program, supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, under cooperative agreement #U48-DP-005050.