BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ & SENATOR RIVERATO LAUNCH NEW HEALTH INITIATIVE
On Saturday, June 11, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and State Senator Gustavo Rivera will come together to announce the launch of the Bronx CAN (Change Attitudes Now) Health Initiative.
The Bronx CAN Health Initiative will bring together individuals, doctors and other health providers, places of worship, community gardens and community centers, schools, and civic-minded groups of all kinds to promote the types of behaviors that lead to healthy lifestyles. The goal of the Bronx CAN Health Initiative is to have all the members of our community – young and old alike – build healthier lives, free of ailments like obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, and cardiovascular disease.As part of the initiative, community members will be encouraged to set their own health goals, whether it is losing weight, exercising a certain amount of times a week, or vowing to eat healthier.
WHAT: Launch of the Bronx CAN (Change Attitudes Now) Health Initiative
WHEN: Saturday, June 11 @ Noon
WHERE: Mary Mitchell Center, 2007 Mapes Avenue, Bronx
For more information: John DeSio (BP Diaz) at 917-209-4974 Conchita Cruz (State Senator Rivera) at 305-484-9260