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13 June 2005

Outreach Project Offers Free Diabetes/Obesity Screening June 21

The Jacksonville State University Peer Educators, Counseling and Career Services in partnership with West Anniston Foundation presents a For Your Life! Outreach project. A project of West Anniston Foundation, this project is being implemented to address the growing concern of Diabetes and obesity in our community. Their goal is to educate, screen, and promote a greater awareness of the risks associated with both of these health concerns.

Sponsored by the West Anniston Foundation with funding provided by the Office of Minority Health, there will be free Diabetes/obesity screening offered on Tuesday, June 21, 2nd Floor - Theron Montgomery Building, at Jacksonville State University from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. All participants will receive a free T-shirt. Contact Linda Shelton, JSU, 782-5954, or Fred Smith, WAF, 236-4242 for more information.

Project activities include outreach, screening, and education throughout the project period. If you desire a free screening, you can contact one of our health educators to set up an appointment.

Health Educators/Outreach Coordinators

  • Fred Smith, Concern for Children, 1227 Noble Street, Anniston, AL 36201, (256)-236-4242
  • Kristi Hollinquest, St. Michael's Clinic, 1005 W 18th Street, Anniston, AL, 36201 (256)236-6060
  • Lakeisha Pugh, Family Services, 15 E 11th Street, Anniston, AL 36201, (256)231-2240

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