Mayor’s Health Initiative
Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer will kick off his Mayor’s Health Initiative at noon tomorrow at Linwood Recreation Center, 1901 S. Kansas. He will discuss plans for the six month Senior Fitness Challenge and other events related to his Health Initiative. Wichita City Council Member Lavonta Williams will also speak tomorrow about the importance of physical fitness.
The Mayor’s announcement is part of an all day event for seniors at Linwood Recreation Center. The event starts at 8am with a walk in the park followed by exercise with Dynabands and strength training. At 10:30 the Linwood Music Makers will perform. Booths will open following Mayor Brewer and Council Member Williams’ comments. The booths will feature information about nutrition and safety, wellness checks and much more! There will also be giveaways and drawings throughout the day along with free popcorn.
The event coincides with the 2010 Senior Wellness Celebration which is part of National Senior Health and Wellness Day.