Hola!Arkansastocelebrate10thAnnual“CincodeMayo”Health&SafetyFair Saturday, May 4, 2013
¡Hola! Arkansas Staff Writers
LITTLE ROCK, AR – Arkansas will be celebrating health and the Mexican culture this “Cinco de Mayo” on Saturday, May 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
With the help of sponsors and exhibitors offering free information, free health screenings and free food while dancing to Mexican tunes at the 10th Annual ¡Hola! Arkansas Health & Safety Fair at the College Station Clinic and City Center on 4206 Frasier Pike, 1 mile from the Little Rock Airport.
“This year’s annual event will be a step up, like no other. We are expecting that hundreds of families will gather to learn what Arkansas has to offer in health, safety, disaster and emergency while everyone enjoys and celebrate “Cinco de Mayo,” the Mexican culture, food and music,” said Maura Lozano-Yancy, publisher of ¡Hola! Arkansas.
The 10th annual event will focus again in providing Hispanic and African American families with effective preparedness, health services, food and information promoting a safer and healthier life in Arkansas.
¡Hola! Arkansas Health & Safety Fair is organized by ¡Hola! Arkansas as a free community service.
Medical services will be provided by a team of physicians and medical assistants from Jefferson Comprehensive Care System - College Station Clinic and its HIV Mobile, Baptist Health, Arkansas Central Chiropractic, Healthy Smiles, and the Arkansas Department of Health (DHS) - Southwest Clinic among others.
Lozano-Yancy, added, “children will enjoy this year’s a very active ¡Hola! KIDZONE which includes free rides and several ‘Bouncers.’ There will be also ice cream from Blue Bell, hot dogs. Mexican food, Mountain Valley Spring Water and Coleman Dairy products.
“Families will enjoy Mexican DJ, Rodolfo “Universo Musical,” Mexican Folklore Ballet Laurita Castillo, Mariachi ‘America’ and the locally famous Kaskarita Clown” said Lozano-Yancy.
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