BROWNSVILLE, Texas, Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Saturday, October 22, 2016, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and the Brownsville Community Health Center, present the 10th Annual ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® Brownsville at Dean Porter Park. The event promotes Hispanic family physical activity and good nutrition for better health and wellness for all. This FREE, open to the public event, is made possible by an extraordinary group of partners and volunteers.
"¡Vive tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® helps us live life to its fullest. Young, old, and in-between can dance, learn a new activity, or walk with family or friends. There are many great ways to get up and get moving for your health. Come join the fun and be energized," said Paula S. Gómez, Executive Director of the BCHC.
- Health Screenings: Cholesterol, Glucose, Blood Pressure, Vision
- Fitness: Zumba, Soccer, Gymnastics, Volleyball, Tennis, Kayaking and Fishing Clinics
- Health Information: Information on Healthcare and Financial Planning
- Nutrition: Fresh fruits and healthy snacks available, along with educational resources
- Family fun: Music, Dancing, Raffles and Giveaways, Martial Arts Demonstrations
Where: 501 East Ringgold Street, Brownsville, TX
When: Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
"We are celebrating a 10-year anniversary of ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!, the nation's largest annual event series promoting healthy lifestyles in Hispanic communities," said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation's leading Hispanic health advocacy group. "Driven by a "can-do" volunteer spirit, ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving! is working neighbor-to-neighbor to support healthier environments."
"We are proud to support ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® events across the country," said Robert Forrester, president of Newman's Own Foundation. "The Foundation places a high priority on improving nutrition access, and National Alliance for Hispanic Health is working at the community level to advance the health and wellness of individuals."
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SOURCE National Alliance for Hispanic Health