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Soul Stroll for Health with Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins
May 21, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
SOUL STROLL presented by THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY HEALTH ADVISORY COMMITTEE #EVERYONESGOTSOUL
Soul Stroll for Health is sponsored by the Mills-Peninsula Health Services Community Health Advisory Committee, to promote good nutrition and physical activity as keys to better health in all communities, with emphasis on the health disparities in the African American, Hispanic and Pacific Islander communities.
Soul Stroll truly combines the best of health awareness. Approximately 3,000 participants will walk or run between 1-5 miles and will participate in a Soul Stroll health fair with more than 50 resources & corporate partners distributing product and information. The health fair will additionally provide onsite health screenings for all the participants involved. These constructive heath activities are all accomplished in a festive community related atmosphere.
Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins
‘T-Boz’ is the heart, sound, and lead singer of the best selling female American group of all time, TLC. Watkins’ low, deep, sophisticated delivery of the groups numerous hits including “Waterfalls,” “Unpretty,” “No Scrubs,” and “Creep” gave the seminal act the swagger it needed to win five Grammy Awards and captivate millions of fans around the world. T-Boz is the author of a book of poetry entitled Thoughts, published by HarperCollins (which was a New York Times bestseller).
T-Boz has suffered from Sickle Cell Anemia since she was a child and has pledged herself to be a life-long spokesperson for the debilitating disease. She frequently spends time with children around the country who are suffering from sickle cell to help inspire them and give them hope. Ms. Watkins speaks at youth seminars, medical seminars, boys and girls clubs, churches, NIAAA, NBA Wives Luncheon, and fundraisers for sickle cell around the world. T-Boz has worked on campaigns, such as the “Be The Match” campaign, to increase ethnic diversity in the donor registry for bone marrow transplants.
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