Sullivan 180 Announces First
Annual Healthy Living Festival
SUNY Sullivan is the setting for a day filled with free, healthy and fun activities
[FERNDALE] – Sullivan 180, a non-profit organization born out of a grassroots effort to build a healthier Sullivan County, is excited to announce its first annual Healthy Living Festival “Building a Healthy Community, One Degree at a Time”, full of fun ways to learn about good health in an environment that includes music, delicious food, workshops, educational presentations, children’s games and more.
“Healthy Living Through Movement”, a keynote presentation by Dr. Lee W. Jones, a nationally renowned speaker and researcher on the connection between activity and good health, will be held at the SUNY Sullivan Seelig Theatre at 12 noon.
There will be activities for all age groups from children through seniors. Attendees will be able to choose from an assortment of workshops including financial literacy, cyberbullying, cooking demonstrations, meditation, dance fitness, sound healing, community acupuncture, martial arts demonstrations, tai chi, a youth basketball clinic and much more. Live music will be provided throughout the day. Health screenings and health education and more than two dozen exhibitors will provide information. Food vendors will provide healthy and delicious options for purchase.
Other special features include Warrior Kids and Ayo Jam demonstration, a Martial Arts demonstration by Moo Duk Kwan Academy, the Arrive Alive Impaired Driving Simulator, Delaware Valley Raptor Center presentations, as well as additional activities.
Free shuttles from Fallsburg, Monticello and Liberty to the festival and back will be available for those who would like a ride throughout the day.
The Healthy Living Festival will be held on Sunday, September 23 at SUNY Sullivan from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., rain or shine. Attendance is free and it should be a fun-filled day for all! For more information, visit our website at www.sullivan180.org.
This event is being sponsored with support from Catskill Regional Medical Center, Catholic Charities Community Services, Crystal Run Healthcare, Fidelis Care, Gerry Foundation, Jeff Bank, Rolling V Bus Corporation, Sullivan County Democrat, Sullivan Renaissance, SUNY Sullivan, The Center for Discovery, Times Herald Record, Touro College and We Care Transportation. If you would like to become a sponsor, please call the Sullivan 180 office at (845)295-2680.