FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Philadelphia, PA – July 10, 2017 – Pennsylvania Care Associates, a social services organization dedicated to helping individuals with disabilities will host the inaugural Pennsylvania Care Health Fest on Saturday, July 29, 2017,10am – 8pm at Malcolm X Park located at 52nd and Pine Streets.
This FREE Health Festival and Community Concert is expected to attract between 3,000 – 5,000 community residents across the Greater Philadelphia region and will include medical health screenings for glucose/diabetes and blood pressure as well as information on dental resources and eye examinations.
This family friendly affair will also feature: a kids carnival with moon bounces; video game truck and face painting; a seniors lounge with bingo, dominos and healthy refreshments; a cultural diversity market featuring local businesses from across the tri-state region; food trucks; yoga classes, including Trap Yoga; live jazz music starting; an adult game block featuring line dancing and a double dutch competition and more.
The event will be hosted by WDAS’ own Patty Jackson, and will include special performances by: Dru Hill, BriaMarie, The Delfonics Revue, Lenny Williams, and Howard Hewitt. Sounds will be provided by DJ Greg Nitty and Power 99’s own DJ RL.
In addition to the live performances and resources, Pennsylvania Care Associates will also unveil their Medical Care Mobile. The new mobile screening unit and intake office will provide services such as blood pressure screenings, blood sugar testing, Primary Care health services, mental health counseling and other health related services across Southeastern Pennsylvania. The unit will be available for all residents across the region at various events and locations.
Furthermore, at this year’s event, Pennsylvania Care Associates will also honor Kenneth and Faatimah Gamble of Universal Companies, Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell and Brown’s Family Shoprite with Community Leadership Awards.