Seahawks and Sounders FC Team up for Free Family Health Fair

Seahawks and Sounders FC Team up for Free Family Health Fair

The second-annual "Be Well Washington Health Fair" is in partnership with Regence BlueShield and KCPQ 13 will be on Saturday, June 18.

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.

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