City of Alexandria to Hold Multicultural Health and Community Day

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 18, 2008    

City of Alexandria to Hold Multicultural Health and Community Day
Saturday, September 27

The City of Alexandria will hold a Multicultural Health and Community Day on Saturday, September 27, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Cora Kelly Recreation Center, 25 W. Reed Ave. The festival features free health screenings and family activities, and is free and open to public.

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., medical services will be available to provide cholesterol, glucose and vision screenings, blood pressure checks and other healthy lifestyle opportunities and resources. Entertainment will be available from noon to 5 p.m. featuring family games, music, a moon bounce, food, beverages and much more.

The City’s Cora Kelly Recreation Center and Tenants & Workers United are cosponsoring the Community Day event. For additional information, call Cisco Fabian, Recreation Supervisor, at 703.838.6464 or Silva Portillo at 703.684.5697.

The public is encouraged to take public transit, bike, or walk to the event. For DASH schedule information, call 703.370.DASH or visit For Metrobus schedule information, call 202.637.7000 or visit Visit for the City of Alexandria bikeways map. The map features the City's best on-street and off-road bikeways as well as locations of grouped bicycle parking, although bicycle parking is limited at Cora Kelly Recreation Center.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City's Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, call Cisco Fabian, Recreation Supervisor, at 703.838.6464  or e-mail