DATE: June 3, 2013
MEDIA CONTACT: Catherine McElrath, Libraries Division
The North Regional/Broward College Library, located at 1100 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, FL 33066, will host the "Healthy U!" - Teen Health Summit from 12 noon to 3 p.m. on June 15, 2013 in Building 62. The event will educate young adults and parents on healthy habits including exercise, nutrition and awareness of current health issues. Participants will learn valuable skills which will enable them to lead a healthier lifestyle. The summit will include vendors and community organizations that will provide free information and materials on a variety of health topics as well as free health screenings. Snack tastings and giveaways will be available throughout the event.
“Healthy U!” will also feature free workshops including:
- Prevention Care and Health Awareness
- Nutrition and Healthy Eating Habits
- Dance Fitness Workout
- Martial Arts Demonstration: Capoeira
"Healthy U!" is sponsored by a grant from the City of Coconut Creek and the Friends of North Regional/Broward College Library. For more information, please contact Rosmei Sperandio at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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