Deltas promote healthy hearts, finances

Deltas promote healthy hearts, finances
March 26
00:00 2015

The Winston-Salem Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and the Winston-Salem Parks and Recreation Department provided an opportunity for people to get their hearts in shape with zumba and a health fair on Saturday, March 7 at the Hanes Hosiery Community Center.

Lori Tyson, an instructor at Gold’s Gym, led zumba steps. H&R Block provided information people needed for tax preparation.

Antwon Foreman, marketing manager for the Triad area plus, said the new laws with the Affordable Care Act might make it more difficult for some people to file taxes.

Brian Murrill had a booth for his MSfit, a free fitness and wellness program offered to people living with multiple sclerosis.

Linda Dark of the Black History Society showed a display of photos and other memorabilia pertaining to black people in Winston-Salem.

Winston-Salem State University had RAMS Know H.O.W. (Hands on Wellness) Mobile Unit to offer health screenings such as blood sugar level, blood pressue and body mass index.

The unit is a community outreach program provided by Winston-Salem State University School of Health Sciences.

The Deltas had presentation boards with information about various diseases such as ebola placed around the Hanes Hosiery gym.

Lisa W. Smith, the Delta chapter’s physical and mental health chairperson, said, “We’re just trying to create awareness in the community.”

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