New York, NY (PRWEB) November 13, 2013
On Saturday, November 16, 2013, the Hispanic Federation will present its seventh annual family health and fitness fair ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!®. The event promotes Hispanic family physical activity and good nutrition for better health and wellness for people of all ages and all sizes. This event, which is FREE and open to the public, will be held at the Elmcor Youth Community Center on the corner of 108th Street and Northern Boulevard in Corona, New York, from 12:00 am to 4:00 pm.
“¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® has saved lives. Thousands of New Yorkers have received health screenings, joined an exercise group or sports team, or learned about health services available to them. In our seventh year we are proud to have over 30 partners joining us to provide free services and a terrific day of health and fun for the whole family,” said Jose Calderón, President of the Hispanic Federation. “We are so grateful to our local partners for their commitment and extraordinary support to our event.”
¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® demonstrates the power of culture, family, and community to promote better health for all. Made possible by an extraordinary group of partners and volunteers, the New York event will feature health information and screenings, including blood pressure, Hepatitis C, and HIV; Zumba; martial arts demonstrations; a dance-a-thon, and a variety of sports clinics. Participants will also have the chance to win prizes, enjoy healthy snacks, listen to music, and much more!
Title sponsor Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company are bringing their Llaves para una mejor salud (Keys to a Healthier You) diabetes education pavilion to a 10-city tour of the Alliance’s signature ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® event series. This fun and interactive pavilion will include musi
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