Community Invited to 3rd Annual Joan P. Garner Walk & Health Fair – Saturday, October 5, 2019 | Print |

Fulton County residents are invited to the third annual Joan P. Garner Walk and Health Fair on Saturday, October 5, 2019.

This annual event, hosted by Commissioner Natalie Hall and the Board of Commissioners, celebrates the life of the late Fulton County Commissioner Joan P. Garner.  
 
Participants will enjoy free and fun activities for all ages and abilities, including information booths and displays, refreshments, games, giveaway items, music and fitness activities, Kaiser Permanente health screenings, free produce from the Fulton Fresh mobile market, and job training and services with the Workforce Fulton mobile unit. Vendors include Fulton County Board of Health Census 2020, Water Education, Emergency Preparedness, Voter Education, Behavioral Health & Development Disabilities, the Fulton County Library, food trucks, and more.
 
The Health Fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Washington Park, 1125 Lena Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30314.   At 10 a.m., Commissioner Hall will lead the 2-mile Walk/Run/Roll on the Atlanta Beltline Westside Trail.
 
“I am privileged to host this event for a third year in honor of my neighbor, mentor, friend, and late boss Commissioner Joan P. Garner. One way to honor her legacy is to keep Fulton County’s commitment to community health in the forefront. I am thankful once again to be in the position to engage our communities with this event preserving that part of her legacy”, says Fulton County District 4 Commissioner Natalie Hall.
 
Limited parking is available at Washington Park. Free shuttle service will be provided to the event from the Ashby MARTA station.
 
Residents can register online for the event at: www.eventbrite.com/e/3rd-annual-joan-p-garner-walk-health-fair-tickets-68558100123.  For more information, call the Fulton County Department of External Affairs at 404-612-8300.
 
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