BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Concerned Community 4 Change and Interfaith Medical Center will host a Health Forum and Food Expo with the focus on Childhood Obesity. On March 29, 2010, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Concerned Community 4 Change an organization that addresses the issues of childhood obesity in line with First Lady Michelle Obama’s national initiative, will launch its obesity initiative at Boys & Girls High School, 1700 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, New York.
This initiative is designed to equip the community with the tools to knock out obesity.
The Health Forum and Food Expo will feature Dr. TaTanisha P. Smith, Pediatrician, Allegheny Network, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as a keynote speaker and will include panelists Dr.Karen Aletha, Assistant Commissioner of the NYC Health Department; Vince Ferguson, President of Body Sculpt; and prominent political leaders who are dedicated to eliminating and/or minimizing childhood obesity.
At the event, participants will be able to assess their health status, shop for an activity organization and sample healthy foods from local vendors.
For more information, visit: www.community4change.us .
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