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Native American Family Wellness Day  (7562)

08/23/2014 7:00 AM - 08/23/2014 3:00 PM

On August 23, 2014 local American Indian organizations will host the 10th Annual Native American Family Wellness Day. Our celebration of family wellness is aligned with the importance of balancing lifestyles and promoting healthy families. The 10th Annual
Native American Family Wellness Day will be a FREE event. The Theme: “Give Me another 10 years of Health and Wellness.” Location: Pascua Yaqui Wellness Center: 5305 W. Calle Torim Tucson, AZ 85746 (Near Valencia and Camino de Oeste) The day will start with
a Just Move It 5K Run/Walk at 7am. Keynote Speakers: Jacob Santino Vega (Tohono O’odham) Promising Young Athlete; Alvina Begay (Navajo), Professional Runner; and Jude Schimmel (Umatilla), Inspiring Athlete and Scholar with her parents Rick and Ceci Schimmel.
There will be wellness activities for youth, adults, and elders to include: physical activity for youth and interactive health booths, free lunch, and raffle prizes. #NAFWD2014

Is this event open to the public? Yes

Location: Pascua Yaqui Wellness Center

5305 W. Calle Torim
TUCSON, AZ 85746
United States

Sponsoring Organizations: A Collaboration with Tucson Indian Center, Pascua Yaqui Tribe, Pascua Yaqui Health Department, Tohono O’odham Nation Department of Health and Human Services, Tohono, O’odham Nation, University of Arizona Mel & Enid College of Public Health, Healthy O’odham
Promotion Program, ReActivate-New and Used Active Wear, the Tucson Urban Indian community, Pima County Health Department, Tohono O’odham Recreation, and Indian Health Service.

Type of Event: Education
Health and Wellness
Sports Event

Targeted participants for this year's event: 700

Primary Contact:
Mary Aguilar
7757 s. gila ave

TUCSON, AZ  85746

United States



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