August 10, 2009

Celebration of Wellness

Celebration of Wellness is a daylong adventure in interactive learning & fun designed to assist Central neighborhood families in gaining necessary tools for healthy living. The health fair activities focus primarily on cancer detection and prevention. Events include a one-mile walk run, outdoor family games, and healthy snacks. Volunteers come from the surrounding neighborhood, St. Vincent Charity Hospital, and The Sisters of Charity Health System.

The event is sponsored by Arbor Park Village, City of Cleveland Division of Water, Cleveland State University College of Urban Affairs, Councilwoman Phyllis Cleveland, St. Vincent Charity Hospital, Sisters of Charity Health System, and Tri C Metro Campus.

Child participates in the one mile family walk/run

Children enjoyed a healthy snack to promote wellness

Multiple games for children to promote activity

Children enjoyed arts and crafts activities

Sr. Allan Kenzig, CSA and Sr. Judith Ann Karam, CSA and CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System volunteer at Celebration of Wellness

St. Vincent Charity Hospital staff help teach the children

Raffles were held to win prizes

St. Vincent Charity Hospital staff volunteer at Celebration of Wellness

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