LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- This Saturday, November 19, 2016, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation present the 10th Annual ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® Los Angeles at Clara Street 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.
"Thanks to our partnership with National Alliance for Hispanic Health, this event provides valuable health screenings, information, healthy eating and the promotion of exercise for better health all at no cost," said Martin Castro, President and CEO of the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation. "This year will be our tenth year that we have offered this event so we hope our communities really come out for a day of enjoyment and fun-filled activities."
- Health Screenings: Cholesterol, Glucose, Blood Pressure, Vision, Dental
- Fitness: Zumba, Soccer and Yoga classes
- Health Information: Information on MediCal and Covered California, Financial Planning
- Nutrition: Fresh fruits and healthy snacks available, along with educational resources
- Family fun: Music, Dancing, Raffles, Giveaways, Laker Girls performance, and a special appereance from Nathan Arenas.
Where: 4835 Clara Street, City of Cudahy, CA 90201
When: Saturday, November 19, 2016 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
"We are celebrating our 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."
SOURCE National Alliance for Hispanic Health