“The People’s Office” is planning a Health and Wellness Weekend for September 13-15, 2013.
This weekend will include:
an Invitation to the Thelma Lovette YMCA for a FREE Friday at the facility,
the UPHill 5K Walk/Run, Community Appreciation Day,
and a Health Expo for African American Living.
We are planning a weekend of health and wellness activities to promote awareness, encourage an active healthy lifestyle, and ensure we connect the health resources our neighbors need.
The purpose of this weekend is to introduce and teach concepts that promote a healthy, sustainable lifestyle which includes physical, emotional, mental, spiritual, and economic health.
Pittsburgh Food Revolution will host our event Friday evening Opening Night Reception with Dr. Jeanette South-Paul serving as our emcee and keynote speaker.
TO REGISTER FOR THE UPHILL 5K RUN/WALK CLICK HERE
We will host a 5K through the Hill encouraging families and children to get active and participate afterwards in our Community Appreciation Day.
This event will feature ‘healthy’ programming with free food, jobs fair, line dancing with Roland Ford, poetry and step exhibitions, and arts and crafts for children and live jazz music from the African American Music Institute.
Partnering with the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank we look forward to hosting a food drive, sharing healthy recipes, and providing information on the nutritional benefits of eating healthy and staying active.
The Thelma Lovette YMCA will host the Health Expo for African American Living offering health screenings, vendors, cooking demonstrations, children obstacle course, equipment and class orientations, a live DJ, a mural painting for families and children.
This weekend is designed to focus on how, our communities most in need, can make simple changes in their everyday lifestyle to live healthier and be more active.
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
KYLE STEWART @