In just two months, Kingsport will working experience its largest and most effective health and wellness event of the yr. Healthy Kingsport is established to host its Wander for Wellness Expo Saturday, April 23, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lynn Check out Local community Heart, located at 257 Walker St.
Many of our city’s most notable corporations are backing the occasion, such as Food items Town, Eastman Credit rating Union, Humana, Eastman, Sullivan County Regional Health Department and HMG. In-kind sponsors are Cumberland Advertising, the Kingsport Situations News, the Bigger Kingsport Spouse and children YMCA, the town of Kingsport, and the Sister Cravings. With these trusted entities associated, you know the event will be something truly worth attending.
Talking of attending, Healthy Kingsport would like to share the prime 3 motives you need to very clear your calendars, lace up your walking footwear and sign up for us for the expo:
• Be there when history is built.
Healthy Kingsport issued the 4 Million Mile Town obstacle in March 2020 to get people shifting to achieve their unique fitness aims and have it depend towards our collective purpose of logging 4 million miles of bodily action in a calendar year. On April 23, Healthy Kingsport will make a Massive announcement about the 4 Million Mile Town problem that is confident to attract area, regional, and even countrywide media consideration. This monumental announcement will set Kingsport on the map as the first in the state to realize a “certain” intention.
The Wall of Fame will understand folks and teams who have contributed to the 4 Million Mile Metropolis obstacle. This multi-panel display screen will function the name of each individual personal who has tracked, logged, and aggregated their actual physical activity into Walker Tracker considering that final November. This is a excellent photograph option to document how you have contributed to some thing even larger than on your own.
• Go away better than when you arrived.
With the identify “Walk for Wellness Expo,” you can assume that we’ll have a local community stroll — or two — for all ages and physical exercise concentrations to enjoy. Those strolling sneakers are essential for the reason that you are going to be given a alternative for how considerably you’d like to go: both .5 miles or 1.7 miles on the Greenbelt, which has a sleek, paved surface making it an fantastic place for strollers, wheelchairs and pets. Fitness demos with crowd favorites like yoga, the Thriller dance, and a team line dance will get people transferring.
The expo part of the celebration will element 50-in addition health and wellness suppliers, all with good giveaways, together with T-shirts, h2o bottles, kitchen tools, pedometers, anxiety balls and extra. And Healthy Kingsport will provide you with a durable, reusable bag to collect all these extraordinary merchandise. In addition to giveaways, people can choose benefit of the free of charge blood stress checks, diabetes analyses, and injury screens. In addition, you’ll receive wellness education on every thing from elevated mattress gardening to ergonomically right workstations.
• The kiddos will adore you for bringing them alongside.
The function will feature an whole location dedicated to kids’ health and wellness. Kingsport Metropolis Parks & Rec and YMCA have teamed up to provide you the biggest Kid Zone that Kingsport has at any time seen. Make guaranteed to test it out to get your passport and some excellent prizes. We are giving large Plinko, a big Jenga, 9-Square in the Air, tug of war, and extra to get the kids moving. Community mascots will be on hand to pose with the children for souvenir pictures.
Numerous individuals have presently pre-registered for this free event. While pre-registration is not demanded, it is appreciated for arranging reasons and all those who do indication up early are suitable for the two Apple Watches and Air Pods prize drawings.
There are three techniques to sign-up:
• Go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2022-wander-for-wellness-expo-tickets-158619417949 HealthyKingsport.org and click on on the banner ad.
• Verify out our Fb web site for details and to get pre-registered.
• Day-of-function registrations onsite are also welcome.
Queries about the party ought to be directed to Desteny Clemons at (423) 392-8837 [email protected]
Healthy Kingsport is a nonprofit corporation committed to making a local community that actively embraces healthy living by selling wellness, improving infrastructure, and influencing policy. Check out our Facebook web site, like us on Instagram, and observe us on Twitter for educational video clips and posts to stay a much healthier way of living. Aiesha Edwards is the executive director of Healthy Kingsport. She can be reached at [email protected] Desteny Clemons is the application coordinator and can be reached at [email protected]