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Councilman Blackwell announces District 12 Health Fair set for Friday, September 14th

Friday September 7, 2012

For Immediate Release:
Majority Caucus
Louisville Metro Council
Contact: Tony Hyatt 574-4137/526-3622

Louisville – Councilman Rick Blackwell is inviting everyone to learn more about how to live a healthy lifestyle by taking advantage of the District 12 Health Fair set for Friday, September 14th.

“Once a year, I think it is important to make health information available to everyone,” says Blackwell. “I am pleased to be able to once again bring our Health Fair to people as a way of helping them learn more about preventive health care.”

The District 12 Health Fair will be held at the Beechland Baptist Church, 4613 Greenwood Road from 9:00am to 2:00pm.

The Health Fair will provide bone density screenings by Norton Healthcare, information from Metro Public Health & Wellness, demonstrations by Lotus Chiropractic & Wellness, and flu shots by Walgreens.

It will also feature the University of Louisville James Brown Cancer Center which will perform mammogram screenings by appointment only. There are a limited number available.

“I want to thank the groups who are partnering with us on this very important event,” says Blackwell. “I encourage everyone in our area to come out and take advantage of what is being offered.”

To schedule a mammogram appointment and to learn more about the District 12 Health Fair, contact Councilman Blackwell’s office at 574-1112.

Rick Blackwell (D) 12