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11th Healthy Family FunFest set for Feb. 23

February 17, 2020

Now celebrating its 11th year, Healthy Family FunFest will provide thousands of visitors access to information about healthy living, fitness, health screenings and a wide variety of resources, services, demonstrations, hands-on learning, friendly challenges, and interactive activities. This free event features more than 100 tables showcasing Hartford HealthCare service lines and community health-related resources.

Featured sections include:

  • Kids Area
  • Family Fitness Challenge
  • Aging Well (Senior Services)
  • Health Smarts
  • HHC Service Lines
  • Mindful Eating
  • Health screenings (blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol, balance, vision screening for children, mental health, genetic testing, sleep disorders, flu shots)
  • Behavioral Health

Photo ops include:

  • Family Fitness Challenge
  • Hartford HealthCare’s LIFE STAR air medical transport service, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (based on availability)
  • Car seat safety check (Southington Police Department); Southington Fire Department vehicle; Southington Police Department vehicle; Hunter’s Ambulance; STEM Scouts
  • Celebrities Cory Myers and Renee DiNino, iHeartMedia; Rob Dibble, sports personality
  • Kids “Superheroes” Room
  • Demonstration of Beat Parkinson’s Today, an exercise program combining boxing and functional interval training for people with Parkinson’s disease

Healthy Family FunFest’s premiere sponsor is the Bradley H. Barnes & Leila U. Barnes Memorial Trust at Main Street Community Foundation. Team player sponsors are Aria Medical Aesthetics and Dental Group of Meriden-Wallingford. The event is presented by Hartford HealthCare and the Southington-Cheshire Community YMCA.

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