Friday, August 1, 2008

Southeast Health Fair aims to promote healthy kids, healthy families

The Antioch and Southeast Nashville community will hold its first Southeast Health Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, in the K-Mart parking lot, 2491 Murfreesboro Pike. The focus of the free event is Healthy Kids/Healthy Families: promoting the health and well being of our children and families. Corporate, government and nonprofit partners will offer health services and information, along with blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol, vision and dental screenings. "Investing in the health of our kids improves their success in school," said school board member and event chairwoman, Karen Y. Johnson. "Investing in the health of our families improves our quality of life."For details on the fair, call Metro Councilman Robert Duvall at 291-6733 or Metro Councilman Duane Dominy at 291-6728.

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