Join us at the Dania Beach PATCH (People’s Access To Community Horticulture) as we join with the Dan Marino Foundation, Humana Foundation, Friends of the Dania Beach Library, the YMCA of South Florida and other community partners in celebrating Earth Day! In addition to the Farmers Market featuring fresh locally grown produce and family friendly fun, the Memorial Healthcare System will be available to provide FREE Blood Pressure Checks!
Special thanks to the Humana Foundation who will be presenting the Broward Regional Health Planning Council with a grant for $150,000 to provide Diabetes Prevention and Self-Management Programs led by Healthy Community Zone Partners and the YMCA-of South Florida.
“Earth Day reminds us to take care of all of those things that keep us, our families, our worksites, our communities and our world, healthy,” said Michael De Lucca, President and CEO of BRHPC. “The support of the Humana Foundation will help ensure our communities’ health as we work to prevent chronic conditions and diseases.”
Date: Saturday, April 16, 2016
Time: 9:00AM – 1:00PM
Location: The Dania Beach PATCH
1201 NW Dania Beach
Dania Beach, FL 33004
8:00AM – Volunteer Activities Begin (Sign-up at HandsOnBroward.org)
9:00AM – Market Opens
10:00AM – Earth 2 Table Recycle Craft
10:15AM – Humana Award Presentation
10:30AM – Y-Fit Physical Activities For All Ages
11:00AM – Scavenger Hunt and Lady Bug Release
11:20AM – Go, Slow, Whoa Activities
11:45AM – 1:00PM – BBQ Lunch Available For Purchase
** Please make sure to visit the Dan Marino table for fun activities and The MHS South Broward Community Health Table for FREE health and blood pressure checks.
For additional information on the event and the Diabetes Self-Management and Diabetes Prevention Programs, please click here.