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Celebrities, Dignitaries, and Southern California Motorcycle Clubs Coming Out to the 1st Annual Cancer and Health Awareness Community Festival
10/7/2011- Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC) partners with Charlie’s Angels Motorcycle Club (CAMC) for the 1st Annual Cancer and Health Awareness Community Festival. The ‘Festival’ will be held, Saturday, October 8, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the corporate offices of WLCAC located at 10950 S. Central Ave., Los Angeles, Ca. 90059.
The ‘Festival’ will be held on the 7 acre site of WLCAC and will include Health Care Trailers a kid zone, vendor areas, workshops, and entertainment. Many of Southern California’s African American Bike Clubs will be out to support the event and showcase their custom Harley’s. The goal is to reach those individuals that for various reasons would not normally receive health care services, and allow them to not only get tested but receive important information about living healthy lives.
Confirmed Sponsors/Donors include:
Cedar Sinai – Coach for Kids providing immunizations (flu and vaccines for youth and adult & dental education), Kedren Community Health, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine, Aids Healthcare Foundation, Watts Healthcare Corporation – Mammograms, South Health Center/MLK Center for Public Health, Department of Public Social Services, My Sister My Friend – Breast Cancer education & support, L.A. County DHS, The Children Dental Center of Greater L.A., Children’s Bureau/All 4 kids, South L.A. Health Projects, Global Cardio Care Inc., Center for Health Care Rights, Ella’s Foundation, Network for a Healthy CA-African American Campaign, Beach City Foundation (bone marrow registry), Susan G. Komen for the cure, American Diabetes Association, Lullalee’s Literacy for Children, Heart & Soul Institute (acupuncture service), Kaiser Permanente, HealthNet, GoodARCH
10:30 – 11:15 Poetess – Radio Personality, Rapper, Community Activist
11:30 – 12:15 Nicki Micheaux – Actress (Lincoln Heights, Soul Food, Six Feet Under, The Shield, etc)
12:30 – 1:15 Saleemah E. Knight – Dancer/Choreographer/Fitness, she has worked with Chris Brown, Beyonce, Ludacris, Akon, the Pussycat Dolls, and Disney’s Lion King on Broadway. Saleemah will be available for a Q&A with young people interested in pursuing a career in dance.
1:30–2:15 Los Angeles Laker Girls
2:30–3:15 Frank Rice – Former NFL Player (Denver Broncos) Finalist on TVOne’s reality series Ultimate Merger
3:30-4:30 Cedric Bello – Strength Trainer and contestant on TVOne’s reality series Ultimate Merger
Celebrity guest will meet and greet attendee’s, sign autographs, take pictures, and distribute books donated by Lullalee’s Literacy for Children, and author Ebony Humphrey.
The goal is to ensure the festival is accessible, fun, and effective! Let this be the beginning of recognizing the benefits of a healthier community.
If you are interested in covering this event please contact Girl in Charge Public Relations 323-972-4081.
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