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May 14, 2014

Come Out and Walk With Us at Soul Stroll 2014!

Posted 4 years 130 days ago by Alison Harrison

Ashton212 client, the African American Community Health Advisory Committee, invite you to participate in their annual Soul Stroll for Health to be held on Saturday, May 17 from 9 AM until 1 PM. The 1, 3 and 5 mile walk will be held at Coyote Point Park in Burlingame, California. The goal is to raise awareness of the benefits of good nutrition and exercise in preventing heart disease and diabetes. There will be free health screenings and information tables and activities for children.

 

Registration is $15 per person in advance; $20 on-site per person. Proceeds help fund the AACHAC’s work including free screenings and education. Registered participants age five and older receive a free commemorative T-shirt, a continental breakfast and lunch, gifts and other great prizes. Admission is free for children under 5.

 

This annual event kicked off the Soul Stroll Weekend for the African American Community Health Advisory Committee, the community outreach arm of Sutter Health Mills-Peninsula Health Services.

 

On the night before, Sheila, Ashton212’s CEO, will serve as emcee of the invitation only 2014 Soul Stroll for Health: Heroes for Health Awards Program at The Westin San Francisco Airport, Milbrae, California.

 

Leaders in the community who have made significant contributions in combating health disparities in communities of color will be recognized. This year's honorees are Evelyn Neely, retired Human Services Administrator and Community Activist; Bernestine Benton, Coordinator, Prenatal Advantage Black Infant Health Project, Family Health Services Division of the San Mateo Count of Health Department; and Elder Haywood and Marcia Broussard, Westside Church of Christ in San Mateo. The Honorary Chair of Soul Stoll and Guest Speaker is Laila Ali, World Champion Boxer and Wellness Advocate.

Tags: AACHAC Laila Ali nonprofit Soul Stroll Sutter Health

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