DeLand center hosts fitness day

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The Greater Union Life Center Healthy West Volusia Initiative held a Community Fitness Day at the Chisholm Community Center in DeLand on May 11.

Personal trainer Conrad Reed addresses the audience about the importance of exercising regularly. (DUANE FERNANDEZ/HARDNOTTS PHOTOGRAPHY)

Personal trainer Conrad Reed addresses the audience about the importance of exercising regularly.
(DUANE FERNANDEZ/HARDNOTTS PHOTOGRAPHY)

The event was sponsored by DeLand Commissioner Vonzelle Johnson; the DeLand Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.; Relentless Efforts; and the Chisholm Community Center. The fitness day was held to highlight the need for healthy eating and lifestyle in the African-American community.

Dr. Monet Bradley, event coordinator, and Mario Davis, executive director, are focused on improving the community’s overall health and wellness. This event host a variety of activities for the community including Zumba, flag football, basketball, and a tug-of-war contest for the youth and adults.

Each vendor of the Community Fitness Day spoke to the audience about the importance of healthy living.

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