PUBLIC INVITED TO FOOD DAY PASADENA CELEBRATION OCT. 24, 2014
Calif.—The public is invited to celebrate healthy living with lots of fun
activities at Food Day Pasadena Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. The free family festival hosted by the Public
Health Department will take place from 12-4 p.m. at 1845 N. Fair Oaks Ave.
in conjunction with the national Food Day celebration, Food Day Pasadena
represents a local movement for healthy, affordable and sustainable food for
event will kick off with a welcome address by Mayor Bogaard, followed by live
entertainment, cooking demonstrations, healthy food tastings, children’s
activities and raffle prizes. The
festival will also feature information booths where the public can get details
about local healthy eating, food assistance and urban agriculture.
1:30 p.m., the public can attend a community health forum on the second floor
of the Public Health Department, Room 2407. Staff will hold a discussion on improving access
to healthy food options to create healthier Pasadena neighborhoods. Additionally, staff will unveil the results of
a neighborhood assessment called Communities of Excellence in Nutrition,
Physical Activity and Obesity Prevention (CXᶟ).
more than 120 years, Pasadena’s Public Health Department has worked to promote
and protect the health of the greater Pasadena area. Promote. Protect. Live Well. Visit www.cityofpasadena.net/publichealth
for more information about department programs.
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