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April 28, 2015, Little Rock, AR – The Arkansas Minority Health Commission (AMHC) is excited to announce “Swinging for Health” as part of our mission to increase education, awareness, and screenings as it relates to diabetes, hypertension, high blood pressure, stroke, and the effects of tobacco use on those health illnesses. AMHC is partnering with Dickey-Stephens Park to sponsor this family-friendly night on Saturday, May 9, 2015. The first pitch will be thrown at 7:10 p.m.
The “Swinging for Health” event will be held at Dickey-Stephens Park and AMHC is giving away 1,000 general admission tickets and 400 Kids Korner wrist bands for a wonderful night of “Family, Fun, and health Fair.” According to one report, Arkansas ranks 49th in the overall health rankings, with smoking and obesity being two of the worst scored indicators. AMHC will be partnering with Arkansas Cancer Coalition and Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency (ARORA) beginning at 5:00 pm to provide health screenings and health information to anyone who wants to learn more about combating these illnesses that affect Arkansans every day.
This is a FREE, first come, first serve event and everyone is invited. Tickets will be given out at Dickey-Stephens Park between 4:45 pm-7:00 pm on the day of the event. Come join us for a night of Family, Fun, and health Fair.
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