HATTIESBURG- Dance Your Health Out at the 7th Annual Day of Dance for Health hosted by Forrest General Hospital’s Spirit of Women! Day of Dance for Health will take place on Saturday, February 26, 2011, at the Lake Terrace Convention Center from 9 a.m. until noon. This interactive community event brings together consumers and healthcare providers for an educational celebration of the benefits of dance and exercise for the prevention of heart disease.
The event will include consumer education on heart disease, health screenings and assessments, dance instruction, entertainment, door prizes, vendor booths, Day of Dance tattoos for the kids, and much more! Local television celebrities Randy Swan and Miranda Beard from WDAM-TV will co-host the event. Don’t miss the fourth annual “Celebrity Dancing with the Stars” contest beginning at 10 a.m.
Participating local celebrities include Mississippi’s Miss Hospitality Jordan Whittle, WDAM-TV personalities Rex Thompson and Colleen Donovan, Forrest County Supervisor Chris Bowen, Anita Wright of The Hattiesburg Convention Center, and Dr. Barbara Mauldin of Petal. Below is an outline of the day’s activities:
9:00 a.m. Welcome & Introductions
9:10 a.m. Interactive Dance Session, Screenings Open
9:30 a.m. Dance Performances
10:00 a.m. Mayoral Proclamation
10:05 a.m. Celebrity Dancing with the Stars Contest
11:00 a.m. Interactive Dance Session
11:20 a.m. Dance Performances
11:55 a.m. Door Prize Give-away
Noon Closing Comments, Screenings Close
For more information on Day of Dance or other Spirit of Women events or Forrest General services, call FGH OnCall at 1-800-844-4445 or visit forrestgeneral.com.