RENTON , Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks and Sounders FC will co-host the second-annual "Be Well Washington Health Fair" in partnership with Regence BlueShield and KCPQ 13 on Saturday, June 18. The fair will be held at Qwest Field from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Admission and parking are free.
Sounders FC will also host a "Kicking with the Pros" soccer clinic on Wednesday, June 15, from 3-5 p.m. at Starfire in Tukwila. Sounders FC forward Roger Levesque, defender Jeff Parke and Sounders FC youth coaches will be offering one-on-one skills training.
The health fair will feature free screenings and interactive wellness activities for the whole family. Other fair activities include healthy cooking demonstrations, safety presentations, health-focused exhibits for women and seniors, and face painters and balloon artists for children.
The event is part of a broader commitment and dedicated week to the residents of Washington from Regence aimed to give families the ingredients to live a healthy and happy lifestyle. Be Well Washington: A Family Health Week will feature complimentary health screenings, presentations by health experts, healthy cooking demonstrations throughout participating Be Well partner locations throughout the week of June 13-17.
Washington Governor Christine Gregoire has proclaimed June 13-18, 2011 as "Be Well Washington Week" in recognition of the importance of promoting a happy and healthy lifestyle. The governor issued a formal proclamation in support of Regence BlueShield's efforts to encourage residents to take responsibility for their individual health; and to provide screenings and health education for state residents.
For more information visit BeWellWashington.com.