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Blessings in a Book Bag event is Saturday
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Blessings In A Book Bag Inc. presents The 2nd Annual Healthy Body Healthy Minds Extravaganza March 29 from 12-3pm at the West Broad Street YMCA.

"This is a community wide event which is free and open to the public that will include: family friendly activities for all ages, local media specialist and talents, exhibits and activities provided by local organizations, businesses, the BIBB staff and board members," an organization spokesman says.

The mission for Healthy Body Healthy Minds is "to register as many people in the community for affordable health care and to raise consciousness amongst the inner city community on the importance of creating and maintaining a healthy life style."

The informational health fair and field day will include assistance in registering for affordable health care, free food, health screenings, line dance classes, Zumba lessons, Salsa lessons, a tug of war competition; an Uno tournament, prizes, live entertainment by Infallible Funk, natural hair seminars and a runway show by natural hair specialist Alia.

To get more information and to find out how to volunteer go to