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2009 Houston Juneteenth Multicultural Health Festival Becomes Largest Health Event in Texas: Festival Moves Indoors to the Cool George R. Brown
Date:6/7/2009

HOUSTON, June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Houston and its Department of Health and Human Services joins the United Health Group's 3rd Annual Houston Juneteenth Multicultural Health Festival (HJMHF) on Saturday, June 13th to promote its MAN UP Initiative. The Festival moves indoors to the George R. Brown Convention Center, Hall A and starts at 10:00am until 6:00pm. With more than 180,000 square feet of air-conditioned exhibit space, this year's Festival becomes the largest health event in Texas. The 2009 MAN UP Festival grew out of National Men's Health Week. Both events seek to promote the healthy lifestyles necessary to reduce the maladies that plague Houston's multicultural communities and to drive awareness to the health needs of our men and boys.

HJMHF is a dynamic, family friendly, one-day festival that features 200+ exhibitors, showcasing the finest in healthcare products and services. This year's festival focuses on recession induced stress and cutting-edge discoveries in natural health that may combat its damaging health effects.

The event will offer a wide array of FREE health services to Houston's to men, women, and children who reside in the City's multicultural communities -- many are uninsured or underinsured. The Harris County Hospital District and the city's Department of Health and Human Services will organize health screenings, child vaccinations, and HIV/AIDS testing during The Festival. This event anticipates the participation of over 20,000 visitors and boasts entertainment such as the "Real Men Cook" Competition, "Stanky Legg" Competition, and a Disney Kids' Zone.

"The entire weekend provides a comfortable and entertaining environment to learn how to sustain a healthy lifestyle while bringing families closer together," said Francis Page, Jr., Chairman of the African American Wellness Committee for the Houston Wellness Association. "This is a great event because i
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