DALLAS, Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — On Saturday, November 17, 2018, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and The Concilio present the 12th Annual ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!®Dallas event at A Plus Academy Secondary School. The event promotes physical activity and good nutrition in Hispanic communities for better health and wellness for the whole family.
“For twelve 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. “To continue our work to increase the inclusion of Hispanics in clinical and biomedical research, we are bringing the All of Us Research Program to our communities. The participation of diverse communities in All of Us will help build the foundation for a new era of health care where medicine is tailored to each person.” The National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s All of Us Research Program is an ambitious effort to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds. People ages 18 and older, regardless of health status, will be able to enroll.
“The Concilio is once again honored to have partnered with the Alliance to implement ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving! in Southeast Dallas,” said Florencia Velasco Fortner, President and CEO of The Concilio. “This year we are once again teaming up with the Southeast Chamber of Commerce and the City of Dallas to serve even more families in partnership with Grovefest.”
- Health Screenings and information: Cholesterol, Glucose, Blood Pressure, Flu Shots, Dental and more!
- Fitness: Zumba, Yoga, and Obstacle Courses
- Nutrition: Fresh Fruits and Healthy Snacks, and Educational Resources
- Family fun: Kid Zone, Music, Dancing, School Performances, and more!
Where: A Plus Academy Secondary School – 445 S. Masters Drive – Dallas, TX 75217
When: Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
This event is also hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Pleasant Grove and Hon. Rickey D. Callahan from the City of Dallas District 5. “Together we hope to address the health disparities in Pleasant Grove and bring together the entire community for a fun, active day. ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving! has helped over 25,000 people in Dallas through the years,” said Velasco Fortner.
“I welcome you to join in this community event, receive important health information and take advantage of the health screenings being offered during this wonderful community-wide event,” said Rickey D. Callahan, City of Dallas Council Member, District 5.
“We are glad to provide ongoing support for ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® events across the country,” Robert Forrester, President and CEO of Newman’s Own Foundation, said. “These programs bring communities together, empower individuals to improve their health and address a broad range of needs at the local level.”
SOURCE National Alliance for Hispanic Health