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Health Coalition Hosts Festival of Fitness May 4

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Healthy Choices, Healthy Communities will host its third Festival of Fitness on Friday, May 4 beginning at 5 p.m. in downtown Ashland. The Festival of Fitness takes place in conjunction with the City of Ashland’s First Friday event.

Festival of Fitness will feature fitness activities and educational opportunities free to area residents. Activities will be geared to all fitness levels, so that beginners and more advanced individuals can participate. Activities and information available May 4 will include those for:

•    Biking
•    Children’s Obstacle Course
•    Cooking Demonstrations
•    Geocaching
•    Health Screenings
•    Hiking
•    Kayaking
•    Martial Arts
•    Pickleball
•    Tennis
•    Toning Classes
•    Walking
•    Yoga
•    Zumba
•    And Many More

Healthy Choices, Healthy Communities representative Joseph Mazzawi said the event will continue the tradition of providing a good opportunity for area residents to learn of and begin healthier habits. “Healthier lifestyles are rooted in the foundation of community and knowing of the support and resources available in our community,” Mazzawi said. “As a health coalition, we want to provide families and individuals a fun evening outside while also exposing them to the many wonderful health and fitness options available in our community.”

Organizations to be represented at Festival of Fitness include:

•    Aetna Better Health of KY
•    Ashland Cycling Enthusiast
•    Ashland Geocaching
•    Ashland Pickleball Association
•    Ashland Tennis Center
•    Ashland YMCA
•    Ashland Youth Ballet
•    Boyd County Extension Office
•    Boyd County Health Department
•    Centre Stage Fitness Studio
•    City of Ashland Parks & Recreation
•    Dragon Fly Outdoor Adventures
•    Firm Fitness
•    Fit Families
•    Greenup County Extension Office
•    Greenup County Health Department
•    Ideas 42
•    Kings Daughters Medical Center
•    Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital
•    Phil Clark’s Martial Arts Academy
•    Ramey-Estep Home             
•    United Way of Northeast Kentucky

Healthy Choices, Healthy Communities is comprised of members throughout the Tri-State region. The mission statement of the organization is “To improve the health of our communities through collaboration, education, prevention and access to healthy choices.”

For more information concerning Healthy Choices, Healthy Communities, visit www.facebook.com/ healthychoiceshealthycommunities.

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