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NEWS RELEASE: Free Fun & Fit Health Fair in Silver Spring September 14-15

NEWS RELEASE: Free Fun & Fit Health Fair in Silver Spring September 14-15

The Fun & Fit Health Fair will feature several obstacle courses, above, as well as health screenings, educational resources and healthy cooking demos.

Adventist headquarters, Adventist HealthCare to offer fun activities, health screenings and healthy cooking demos

August 07, 2014

Contact: Tanya Holland 301-680-6309, HealthFair@gc.adventist.org

The Seventh-day Adventist Church’s world headquarters, in partnership with Maryland-based Adventist HealthCare, will hold a two-day Fun & Fit Health Fair September 14 and 15, featuring fun activities, health screenings and healthy cooking demos. This is a free event and designed for the whole family.

What: Fun & Fit Health Fair

When: Sunday, September 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Monday, September 15, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: Seventh-day Adventist Church world headquarters, 12501 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Spring, Maryland, 20904.

More info: Including promo video, visit Adventist.org/healthfair.

Fun activities for kids and adults:
•    Obstacle courses: Heart Education, Boot Camp Challenger and Wacky World
•    Coconut tree climb
•    Adult aerobics
•    Relay games

Health Screenings, sponsored by Adventist HealthCare
•    Blood pressure, body mass index/body composition, waist-to-hip ratio
•    Derma scan test
•    Bone density
•    Grip strength
•    Mental health education

Health and Family Resources, sponsored by Adventist HealthCare:
•    Maternal, child and senior health education
•    Heart, diabetes and nutrition education
•    Cold and flu prevention

Healthy cooking demos:
•    Healthy smoothies kids love
•    5 tasty ways to sneak veggies, beans and protein into family meals

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