¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® 10-City Tour Announced by National Alliance for Hispanic Health

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Tuesday, October 22nd 2013
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Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company are Title Sponsors. Over 25,000 are expected at community events celebrating culture and supporting families in making good nutrition and movement a daily part of life.

Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 22, 2013

Today, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance) announced a new sponsorship with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) and Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly). BIPI and Lilly are bringing their Llaves para una mejor salud (Keys to a Healthier You) diabetes education pavilion to a 10-city tour of the Alliance’s signature ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!®, the nation’s premier family physical activity and healthy lifestyle event series.

“This pavilion will be a fun and interactive way to provide information on how to make movement a daily part of our lives and how to make healthy choices about how we eat and cook. We are pleased to welcome BIPI and Lilly to the ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® family,” said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the Alliance.

Over 25,000 participants in the 10-city event tour will benefit from the Llaves para una mejor salud pavilion including music and dance demonstrations, good nutrition stations, and the chance to talk to a certified diabetes educator.

“We are proud to be the title sponsor for the ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving! as part of our ongoing commitment to the communities we serve, and education about diabetes and healthy living,” said Christopher Kaplan, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. “We recognize we are part of a global community and our family of employees feels strongly about partnering with organizations like the Alliance to improve it.”

¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® events are free for the whole community. Made possible by over 400 community partners and hundreds of volunteers, ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® events celebrate culture and good health in a fun day for the whole family.

The kick-off ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® event will be held:

Date:     Saturday, October 26, 2013
Time:     11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where:     East LA Civic Center, 4801 East 3rd Road, Los Angeles, CA 90022

Additional events in the 10-city tour will be held in the following locations:

  •     Houston, Texas – Sat., November 2, 2013 – Mason Park
  •     Brownsville, Texas – Sat., November 9, 2013 – Dean Porter Park
  •     New York, New York – November 2013
  •     Phoenix, Arizona – March 2014
  •     Chicago, Illinois – June 2014
  •     San Diego, California – August 2014
  •     Kennett Square, Pennsylvania – September 2014
  •     Dallas, Texas – October 2014
  •     Albuquerque, New Mexico – October 2014

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About the National Alliance for Hispanic Health
The Alliance is the nation’s foremost science-based source of information and trusted advocate for the health of Hispanics in the United States. The Alliance represents thousands of Hispanic healthcare providers across the nation providing services to more than 15 million people each year, making a daily difference in the lives of Hispanic communities and families. For more information, visit http://www.hispanichealth.org or call the Alliance’s Su Familia National Hispanic Family Health Helpline at 1-866-783-2645.