Dillard University partners with local churches to host Gentilly/Pontchartrain Park Community Health Festival

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WHO:  Dillard University Office of Community & Church Relations in conjunction with Bethany United Methodist Church, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, and Pentecost Baptist Church

 

WHAT:  This free event offers a wide range of health screening services, including diabetes testing, fitness and exercise instruction, healthy cooking demonstrations, and vegetable gardening activities.  There will also be live gospel music performances, activities for children, and a number of food vendors on hand from participating churches.

WHERE:         Bethany United Methodist Church

                      4533 Mendez Street

                      New Orleans, La. 70126

 

WHEN:           Saturday, July 16, 2016

                      10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

WHY:  The event is the second health fair sponsored by Dillard University’s Churches in Unity initiative. Churches in Unity serves as a collaborative among local churches to accomplish long-term community goals and objectives in the areas of health, education, economic development, youth leadership, and housing.

For more information contact Nick Harris at 504-473-1141 or at nharris@dillard.edu

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