Fairs, Classes and Walks in Future for Mayor’s Great Health Challenge
Mayor Ken Cooley challenged all Rancho Cordovans in February to a community-wide effort to lose 20 tons in 2010, and he has planned numerous activities to spur residents into action.
Cooley has already completed two neighborhood walks, and ten more are on the way, scheduled throughout the year. The next neighborhood walk will be held on May 1 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, located at 10434 Georgetown Drive in Sacramento, starting at 9 a.m.
Free nutrition classes are also being held at City Hall. On May 4 at 7 p.m., the nutrition class will focus on the role diet plays in the development of chronic diseases, and will also talk about the benefits of eating healthy. The nutrition classes will be taught by Health and Wellness Counselor Gwen Moore.
One of the biggest events to come will be the Family Health and Fitness Fair at Grocery Outlet on April 29, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Entertainment, vendor booths, free games and free