LULAC Hosts Latinos Living Healthy: Feria de Salud in Brownsville, Texas

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Festival Will Bring Vital Resources to Address Health Disparities and Increase Access to Quality Health Care in the Latino Community

As part of its Latinos Living Healthy Initiative, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) will host its first health festival in Brownsville, Texas. LULAC’s Feria de Salud will feature free dental check-ups and consultations for mental health. In addition, veterans will be able to speak with representatives from the local Veteran’s Affairs Office regarding services and other resources that are available to them. Other free services will include free screenings for HIV and blood glucose and blood pressure testing.

The health fair will also feature Latino entertainer Bobby Pulido as well as Mariachi Sol Azteca, and Grupo Capullo Norteño. In addition, families can enjoy interactive performances and magical illusions from The Crescent Circus.

WHAT: LULAC Latinos Living Healthy Feria de Salud
WHEN: Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 11:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
WHERE: Brownsville Toyota / 6750 N Expressway, Brownsville, TX 78526

To date, LULAC has successfully organized Latinos Living Healthy Feria de Salud events in Los Angeles, California; Ponce, Puerto Rico; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Washington, D.C. and San Antonio, Texas.

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with 1,000 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit http://www.LULAC.org.

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