Thursday, April 7, 2016

Drug-Free South Welcomes Community to Fitness Fair in Honor of World Health Day

The Drug-Free South and the Edgehill neighborhood have partnered to organize a fitness fair for the community in honor of World Health Day. It will take place on April 8th, 3:30-7:00pm in the community hall of the Church of Scientology, 1130 8th Ave South.

Organizers say the Fitness Fair will help promote overall health and well-being.

According to, the city faces statistics such as 36 percent of its youth being obese or overweight, and according to America’s Health Rankings, Tennessee is ranked 43 on the list for overall health.

Many different organizations will be participating with information including non-profits, government agencies, healthcare companies, and faith-based organizations.

A panel discussion of health, fitness, and drug prevention experts will present information at 5:00pm. According to the Facebook Event Page, there will be healthy refreshments as well as door prizes given out to attendees.

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