Movin’ for LIFE Family Health Fair and 5k Run/Walk

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Movin’ for LIFE Family Health Fair and 5k Run/Walk

Check out our two exciting events in Summer 2017! Both events are designed to help individuals and families have fun while being healthy. Admission and registration is totally free!

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!

More details and information are at bit.ly/Movin4LIFE_FamilyHealthFair

Sponsors and partners: AmeriHealth Caritas, Bunny Friend Neighborhood Association, Baptist Community Health Services, Baptist Community Ministries, Caffin Avenue International Seventh-day Adventist Church, Fresh Food Stop/Healthy Corner Store Collaborative, Global Green/Jeff Sopak, LSU AgCenter, Martin Luther King Library, Sankofa, Xavier University Health and Wellness Center, and 504HealthNet.

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, while Doc Eric Griggs will serve as the event MC.

Registration is FREE! Click here to register.

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

More details and information are at bit.ly/Movin4LIFE_5KRunWalk

Thanks to our sponsors and partners: Audubon Nature Institute Bike Easy, Caffin Avenue International Seventh-day Adventist Church, Doc Griggs, Good 2 Go Fresh Food Stops, Junior League of New Orleans, Martin Luther King Library, New Orleans Council on Aging, Tekrema Center for Art and Culture, Trader Joe’s, Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Sankofa, Xavier Health and Wellness Center, and 504HealthNet.

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.