African American Health Program Community Day 2014 — Free Event in Maryland

17 Apr
Register for this FREE Health Fair:  http://bit.ly/1qPhdIS 
 
Please join the African American Health Program on Saturday, April 19 for AAHP Community Day 2014! In honor of National Minority Health Month, this event will inform, educate, and empower African Americans and people of African descent to address health issues impacting their lives, their families, and their communities through the following activities:
 
  • Interactive Resource Fair and Information Booths
  • Onsite Health Screening (blood pressure, HIV testing, diabetes, cholesterol, vision, BMI)
  • Live Cooking Demonstrations
  • Energizing Group Fitness Activities
  • Men’s Health and Wellness Walk
  • Science Demonstrations for Youth
 
Kick off the morning of the AAHP Community Day with Kendis Gibson, Weekend Anchor, ABC7/WJLA-TV for our Men’s Health and Wellness Walk (All males young and old).  Meet at Jesup Blair Park, located at 900 Jesup Blair Dr., Georgia Ave. & D.C. Line, Silver Spring, MD 20912 (near Montgomery College, Georgia Avenue entrance). Registration for the Men’s Health and Wellness Walk begins at 8:00 AM and the walk starts at 9:00 AM.
 

Internationally and Nationally Recognized Speakers!

  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Griffin Rodgers, Director, NIH, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • African American Health Program: (Dr. Abimbola Idowu; Heather Ross)
  • Dr. Marilyn Gaston and Dr. Gayle Porter, The Gaston & Porter Health Improvement Center
  • Tracye McQuirter, Author, International lecturer, and Public Health Expert
  • Mr. Niiobli Armah, NAACP, National Health Manager
  • Dr. John L. Ferrell III, Family Medicine, Team Physician for DC United
  • Dr. Jawara Keith Hunter, Anesthesiologist, Men’s Health
  • Dr. Tiffany Powell-Wiley, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH

Our Partners
 
  • Montgomery College
  • Montgomery County (MD) Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • Capital Digestive Care
  • Montgomery County Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. 
  • Dr. Khalfani Walker, Elite Dental Services
  • Xi Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated
  • Montgomery County Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  • The Kaiser Permanente African American Professionals Association
  • Montgomery County NAACP Youth Council
  • Montgomery County Chapter of NAACP
  • Black Ministers Conference of Montgomery County, Maryland
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