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African American Wellness Walk

AAWW in content2017 African American Wellness Walk
A 5k non-competitive fitness walk
Saturday, June 17
8:00 am
Riverscape MetroPark

This event is free and open to the public.

The African American Wellness Walk was established to provide a mechanism whereby African-American men, women and children can actively begin to take charge of their health, destiny and well-being through health awareness and prevention. The African American Wellness Walk event provides health information, education, free health screenings and promotes physical activity to reduce health complications. It serves as a community resource linking people to health services and wellness programs within Montgomery County. It is a fun-filled festive event the entire family can enjoy and is a great way to take the first steps to creating a healthier lifestyle for yourself and your family. Activities are geared toward early detection and maintenance approaches to chronic disease prevention.  All proceeds benefit Mahogany's Child, a program for underserved African American men and women to help educate them about healthy behaviors and emphasize the importance of early detection of disease.

Special Guest - Grammy Award-Winning Producer and Actor David Banner.

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Banner will share his story about the significant lifestyle changes he had to make in order to live a healthier life.

Content Updated: August 29, 2017

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