MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. – While the country continues to battle with childhood obesity and its side effects, Mount Vernon is offering residents a chance to live in a healthier city.
Councilman Richard Thomas, in support of Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign, will kick off the annual Mount Vernon Health Expo at 12 p.m. on May 27 at the Hollywood Hot on Gramatan Avenue.
The goal of the expo is to keep children and families on the proper path toward a healthier future. There will be a series of interactive workshops, guest speakers, family activities and games.
There will be both nutrition and beautician experts to offer advice about leading a healthier lifestyle. In addition to the activities, there will be local business presentations and a fire safety and emergency preparedness seminar for those in attendance.
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