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Date: September 4, 2010 Location: Giant Food Store, 1535 Alabama Ave. S.E. Washington D.C. 20020 (parking lot) Time: 3pm-6pm (set-up will begin around 12pm) Target Audience: Residents of Southeast D.C. (Wards 7 & 8) Event Overview Africare’s Health Jam Event is designed to provide a forum in which residents of Southeast D.C. can enjoy musical sounds from the U.S. and the African continent while receiving important basic health care screening and advisory services, informational sessions on healthier nutritional habits, educational presentations about Africare and cultural awareness segments regarding African nations, traditions and contributions. Medical Screening Services Africare, in partnership with the Whitman-Walker Clinic, will provide free medical screening tests and advisory services. The following list illustrates the main services to be provided the day of the event: Blood Pressure Screening Ear Exams Eye Exams Basic Dental Exams BMI analysis HIV/AIDS counseling Diabetes counseling Educational/Informational Sessions Informational and educational booths may be provided by the following organizations: Africare Colgate Cultural Representatives from the Embassies of Ghana and Nigeria EDEN Good Friends of the Congressional Glaucoma Caucus Foundation Gold’s Gym MOTTEP: Minority Organ and Tissue Transplant Education Program WIC State Agency (Nutrition and Physical Fitness Bureau) Special Guest Appearances Singer Mya. Games/Entertainment Musical entertainment will be provided by Ark Jammers, Meron Bravo, Gen3tiks and Zeze Brasil. A raffle, Kid’s Corner booth and moonbounce will be provided the day of the event
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