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Up Front Not To Be Missed » Tucson JCC and TMC Present the Family Wellness Festival WHETHER YOU ARE LOOKING INTO WAYS TO LOSE WEIGHT, MANAGE YOUR MONEY BET-TER, spend more quality time with your family, or take up a sport, you can learn valuable tips at the 2nd Annual Family Wellness Festival, slated Oct. 18 at the Tucson JCC. “The festival will feature an array of local wellness-related services and resources,” says Susan Frank, director of Health and Wellness at the JCC. “Exhibitors will represent all aspects of wellness, from physical fitness and nutrition to financial, spiritual and intellectual. The best part about the festival is that all of the informa-tion provided by vendors will be delivered in an interactive format, making it engaging for the whole family.” Mary Atkinson, TMC’s director of Wellness, adds, “The Family Wellness Festival is a per-fect example of how our two organizations can work together to promote the concepts of well-ness by demonstrating how healthy lifestyles can be easy and fun for the whole family.” Some of these activities include tricycle races that encourage both kids and adults to partici-pate in running, swimming and biking; a “Make Your Own Trail Mix” booth; a farmer’s market; financial advisors with tips and tricks to make better financial decisions; and the Tucson Police Department making sure car seats are properly installed. One presentation that attendees should be sure to attend is the bike clinic presented by Leah Goldstein. She is a former world cham-pion kickboxer and Israeli undercover police officer, who went on to become an ultra-endur-ance cyclist and winner of the grueling Race Across America. Her book, No Limits (Influence Publishing, Inc., 2015), is a fascinating and unflinching look into what has driven her to excel in so many areas of her life. Speaking of books, the Tucson Festival of Books will be represented as an important — and cerebral — part of fitness. The Literacy Pavilion will include an area where attend-ees can meet local and national authors and a children’s reading corner featuring PBS Kids’ Curious George . Family Wellness Festival Oct. 18, noon-4 p.m. Admission free Tucson JCC, 3800 E. River Road For more information call 299-3000, or visit www.tucsonjcc.org Author Leah Goldstein SCENES FROM LAST YEAR’S EVENT Photos courtesy of JCC TucsonLifestyle.com 24 TUCSON LIFESTYLE | OCTOBER 2015

Not To Be Missed: Family Wellness Festival

Family Wellness Festival

Tucson JCC and TMC Present the Family Wellness Festival

WHETHER YOU ARE LOOKING INTO WAYS TO LOSE WEIGHT, MANAGE YOUR MONEY BETTER, spend more quality time with your family, or take up a sport, you can learn valuable tips at the 2nd Annual Family Wellness Festival, slated Oct. 18 at the Tucson JCC.

“The festival will feature an array of local wellness-related services and resources,” says Susan Frank, director of Health and Wellness at the JCC. “Exhibitors will represent all aspects of wellness, from physical fitness and nutrition to financial, spiritual and intellectual. The best part about the festival is that all of the information provided by vendors will be delivered in an interactive format, making it engaging for the whole family.”

Mary Atkinson, TMC’s director of Wellness, adds, “The Family Wellness Festival is a perfect example of how our two organizations can work together to promote the concepts of wellness by demonstrating how healthy lifestyles can be easy and fun for the whole family.”

Some of these activities include tricycle races that encourage both kids and adults to participate in running, swimming and biking; a “Make Your Own Trail Mix” booth; a farmer’s market; financial advisors with tips and tricks to make better financial decisions; and the Tucson Police Department making sure car seats are properly installed.

One presentation that attendees should be sure to attend is the bike clinic presented by Leah Goldstein. She is a former world champion kickboxer and Israeli undercover police officer, who went on to become an ultra-endurance cyclist and winner of the grueling Race Across America. Her book, No Limits (Influence Publishing, Inc., 2015), is a fascinating and unflinching look into what has driven her to excel in so many areas of her life.

Speaking of books, the Tucson Festival of Books will be represented as an important — and cerebral — part of fitness. The Literacy Pavilion will include an area where attendees can meet local and national authors and a children’s reading corner featuring PBS Kids’ Curious George.

Family Wellness Festival

Oct. 18, noon-4 p.m.
Admission free Tucson JCC, 3800 E. River Road

For more information call 299-3000, or visit www.tucsonjcc.org

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