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Porter-Leath’s Americorps Hops for Health this Spring!

Porter-Leath’s AmeriCorps program recently held its annual spring extravaganza, “Hopping for Health” in partnership with the City of Memphis at the Bickford Community Center. This free community event provided children and families access to health, wellness information and services with more than 35 informational and health screening vendors present. More than 250 participants including Porter-Leath children and families along with  community residents visited to learn about living healthy lifestyles. 

Highlights during the event included the LeBonheur mobile screening unit, the Kidz Kountry Petting Zoo, Beale Street Corvette Club and Memphis Fit Kids. Also on hand were the Memphis Police and Fire Departments presenting safety demonstrations and awareness. Hopping for Health focused on motivating children and families to live a more active lifestyle with fitness demonstrations throughout the day. 

This event was made possible by Ford Jarratt Realty & Development Company, Smile Memphis and The Junior League of Memphis!

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