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AAHP Community Day 2014: One Healthy Life Leads to Another

The African American Heath Program Executive Committee in partnership with Montgomery College and local community organizations

Saturday, April 19, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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AAHP Community Day General Admission Ended Free  
Men's Health and Wellness Walk Ended Free  

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Please join us on Saturday, April 19 for AAHP Community Day 2014! In honor of National Minority Health Month, this event will inform, educate, and empower African Americans and people of African descent to address health issues impacting their lives, their families, and their communities through the following activities:

  • Interactive Resource Fair and Information Booths
  • Onsite Health Screening (blood pressure, HIV testing, diabetes, cholesterol, vision, BMI)
  • Live Cooking Demonstrations
  • Energizing Group Fitness Activities
  • Men's Health and Wellness Walk
  • Science Demonstrations for Youth

Kick off the morning of the AAHP Community Day with Kendis Gibson, Weekend Anchor, ABC7/WJLA-TV for our Men's Health and Wellness Walk (All males young and old).  Meet at Jesup Blair Park, located at 900 Jesup Blair Dr., Georgia Ave. & D.C. Line, Silver Spring, MD 20912 (near Montgomery College, Georgia Avenue entrance). Registration for the Men's Health and Wellness Walk begins at 8:00 AM and the walk starts at 9:00 AM.

Internationally and Nationally Recognized Speakers!

  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Griffin Rodgers, Director, NIH, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • African American Health Program: (Dr. Abimbola Idowu; Heather Ross)
  • Dr. Marilyn Gaston and Dr. Gayle Porter, The Gaston & Porter Health Improvement Center
  • Tracye McQuirter, Author, International lecturer, and Public Health Expert
  • Mr. Niiobli Armah, NAACP, National Health Manager
  • Dr. John L. Ferrell III, Family Medicine, Team Physician for DC United
  • Dr. Jawara Keith Hunter, Anesthesiologist, Men's Health
  • Dr. Tiffany Powell-Wiley, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH

Our Partners

  • Montgomery College
  • Montgomery County (MD) Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • Capital Digestive Care
  • Montgomery County Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. 
  • Dr. Khalfani Walker, Elite Dental Services
  • Xi Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated
  • Montgomery County Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  • The Kaiser Permanente African American Professionals Association
  • Montgomery County NAACP Youth Council
  • Montgomery County Chapter of NAACP
  • Black Ministers Conference of Montgomery County, Maryland

When & Where


Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
Charlene R. Nunley Student Services Center
7625 Fenton Street
Takoma Park, MD 20912

Saturday, April 19, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)


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The African American Heath Program Executive Committee in partnership with Montgomery College and local community organizations

The African American Health Program is committed to eliminating health disparities and improving the number and quality of years of life for African Americans and people of African descent in Montgomery County, Maryland.

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