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Get Together, Get Active And Get Healthy June 24th During Healthy Day Of Action

Get Together, Get Active and Get Healthy June 24th during Healthy Day of Action

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Orange County Families and Children Encouraged to Get Together, Get Active and Get Healthy June 24th during “Healthy Day of Action”

Free Santa Ana event encourages physical activity, supporting United Way’s goal to increase the number of local healthy youth

WHAT: Family Fun at the Park – Healthy Day of Action

WHO: Sponsored by Johnson & Johnson, the event will feature dozens of United Way volunteers engaging Orange County children and their parents in fun games and contests while providing tips on how to lead a healthy lifestyle.

WHEN: Saturday, June 24th; 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE: Memorial Park, 2102 S. Flower Street, Santa Ana, CA

WHY: Reducing childhood obesity in Orange County is a key component of United Way’s 10-year community-wide action plan. This fun yet educational event supports this goal by offering families and children an opportunity to engage in active play while learning how to lead healthy lifestyles.

DETAILS: This event, free of charge, features jump rope contests, soccer agility activities, obstacle course challenges and relay races. The first 300 attendees will receive a t-shirt and enjoy a free, healthy lunch. Participants who complete a set of activity stations can earn items that promote a physically active lifestyle.


NEWS CONTACTS:

Michael Suydam
21Strat 949.981.5008, mike@21strat.com


ABOUT ORANGE COUNTY UNITED WAY:

Since 1924, Orange County United Way has been working to improve lives and strengthen our community by mobilizing the caring power of Orange County, by focusing on the building blocks for a good quality of life: Education, Income, Health and Housing. By investing in Orange County’s children, families and individuals, we help them create pathways to self-sufficient futures through education and training. In short, we help people help themselves. Through our 10-year community-wide action plan “FACE 2024” (an acronym for Fund, Advocate, Collaborate, Educate), United Way is mobilizing local businesses, community organizations, governmental agencies and individuals to make a long-term measurable difference in the lives of local individuals and families. To learn more or to join our movement, visit www.unitedwayoc.org.

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