SAN DIEGO, Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — This Saturday, October 14, 2017, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and Family Health Centers of San Diego present the 11th Annual ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!®San Diego event at Memorial Park. The day of wellness promotes physical activity and nutrition for better health and well-being for people of all ages and sizes with a special focus on Hispanic families.
“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 all of our partners and hundreds of volunteers contribute to make these events such a success.”
“Vive tu vida is truly an amazing, grassroots community gathering event devoted to family, fun and health! Family Health Centers of San Diego is proud to work with the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and our many sponsors, who are invested in creating healthier neighborhoods,” said Fran Butler-Cohen, CEO of Family Health Centers of San Diego.
What: ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® event featuring —
- Health Screenings: cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, kidney, HIV, vision and dental
- Fitness: Zumba, soccer and tennis clinics
- Health Information: Information on Medi-Cal and Covered California, financial planning
- Nutrition: fresh fruits and healthy snacks available, along with educational resources
- Family Fun: music, dancing, raffles and giveaways
Where: 2975 Ocean View Boulevard, San Diego, CA (next to Logan Elementary School)
When: Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
“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 continuing 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; in its first decade it has been attended by over 175,000 people and provided over 85,000 free health screenings.
About the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance) – The Alliance is the nation’s foremost science-based source of information and trusted non-partisan advocate for the best health outcomes for all. The Alliance represents thousands of Hispanic health providers across the nation providing services to more than 15 million people each year. For more information, visit http://www.healthyamericas.org or call the Alliance’s Su Familia National Hispanic Family Health Helpline at (866)-783-2645.
SOURCE National Alliance for Hispanic Health