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Public Invited to Food Day Pasadena Celebration Oct. 24, 2014

Public Invited to Food Day Pasadena Celebration Oct. 24, 2014

PUBLIC INVITED TO FOOD DAY PASADENA CELEBRATION OCT. 24, 2014 

PASADENA, 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.  

Held in conjunction with the national Food Day celebration, Food Day Pasadena represents a local movement for healthy, affordable and sustainable food for all residents.  

The 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.  

At 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).  

 Food Day Pasadena 2014 English 

For 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. 

Stay connected to the City of Pasadena!  Visit us online at www.cityofpasadena.net; follow us on Twitter @PasadenaGov, www.twitter.com/pasadenagov, and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cityofpasadena.  Or call the Citizen Service Center, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at (626) 744-7311. 

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NEWS MEDIA CONTACTS: Delana Gbenekama, Assistant Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-4748, dgbenekama@cityofpasadena.net 

Adrienne Kung, Public Health Department, (626) 744-6151, akung@cityofpasadena.net  

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Posted: 10/22/2014 08:00:00 AM
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