Free Family Walk For Life At The Avenue Viera Set Nov. 1, Will Focus On Childhood Obesity
By Space Coast Daily // October 24, 2015
one of five children in U. S. overweight
BREVARD COUNTY • VIERA, FLORIDA – Get moving at The Avenue Viera on Sunday, Nov. 1, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the free Family Walk For Life presented by Doctors’ Goodwill Foundation and Space Coast Daily Medicine and Active Living.
This walk is the first childhood obesity awareness campaign in Brevard County.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese, and this number is continuing to rise.
The Doctors Goodwill Foundation is a coalition of doctors, nurses, pharmacists, allied health workers, hospitals, healthcare agencies and area businesses who have joined together to improve the health care system – including raising awareness of childhood obesity.
All walkers in the Family Walk For Life will be entered for the chance to win an Apple Watch. In addition, 12 stations will be set up around The Avenue Viera, providing health tips.
Each walker will receive a free T-shirt and goody bag and be sure to to stop by and get a free health screening as well.
Sponsors include Parrish Medical Center, Health First, Wuesthoff Health System, Florida Pain Institute, Brevard Schools Foundation, Doctors’ Goodwill Foundation, The Avenue Viera, Space Coast Daily, Bright House Networks and Savings Safari.
If you would like to be an exhibitor please call 1-855-386-3836 or e-mail contact@SpaceCoastDaily.com.
The Avenue Viera is an outdoor lifestyle center with a mix of retailers and restaurants to create a one stop shopping destination.
Guests are invited year-round to participate in the many exciting events The Avenue Viera has to offer. Store hours are Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sun. 12 – 6 p.m.
CLICK HERE for more information or call 321-634-5390.
ABOVE MAP: Get moving at The Avenue Viera on Sunday, Nov. 1 at the free Family Walk For Life presented by Doctors’ Goodwill Foundation and Space Coast Daily Medicine and Active Living. The Avenue Viera is located at 2261 Town Center Avenue in Viera, Florida. Store hours are Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sun. 12 – 6 p.m.