LOS ANGELES, Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — This Saturday, December 2, 2017, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation present the 11th Annual ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® in Cudahy, California. The event promotes physical activity and good nutrition in the Hispanic family for better health and wellness for people of all ages and sizes.
“For eleven years, ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!, has provided nutrition education, free health screenings and wellness activities to communities across the nation,” said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation’s leading Hispanic health advocacy group. “We are grateful and proud of the work and energy of all our partners and hundreds of volunteers that make these events such a success and celebration of family, culture, and health.”
“MAOF President and CEO, Martin Castro extends thanks to our partner National Alliance for Hispanic Health for their support and contribution to this event, which provides the public valuable health screenings, a wealth of health information on diet and nutrition, and for their promotion of exercise for better health, all at no cost to all in attendance. This event shall mark MAOF’s 11th year promoting health and wellness, offering nutritional information, health screenings and offering an array of exercise activities and MAOF hope our communities come out for a day of enjoyment and fun-filled activities.”
What: ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® event featuring —
- Health Screenings: Cholesterol, Glucose, Blood Pressure, Vision, Dental
- Fitness: 5K Run/Walk (9:00 am – 11:00am), in addition to Zumba and Crossfit classes
- Health Information: Information on MediCal and Covered California, Financial Planning
- Nutrition: fresh fruits, healthy snacks and educational resources
- Family fun: carnival games and rides, music, dancing, raffles, giveaways, photos with Laker Girls and much more.
Where: 4835 Clara Street, City of Cudahy, CA 90201
When: Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
“The National Alliance for Hispanic Health has a longstanding commitment to help create healthier communities. We are proud to contribute to their efforts through our continued support of ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving! events,” said Robert Forrester, President and CEO of Newman’s Own Foundation. The Foundation is marking its 8th year as a national sponsor of the ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving! event series.
The events are also supported nationally by the Healthy Americas Foundation. This is the 11th anniversary of the ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving! event series that in its first decade has been attended by over 175,000 people and provided over 85,000 free health screenings.
SOURCE National Alliance for Hispanic Health