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03-05-2013: Launch of the healthy lifestyle campaign

The City of Johannesburg Executive Mayor, Clr Parks Tau will launch the City’s Healthy Lifestyle Campaign on Saturday, 04 May 2013, at Thokoza Park, Soweto  from 09h00-14h00.
In the spirit of the Joburg 2040 strategy – with the slogan: “We are all players”, the City of Johannesburg working with communities is looking to dictate what its residents are eating. 
The campaign seeks to tackle the risk factors associated with obesity, unhealthy diet and physical inactivity.  The Healthy Lifestyle Campaign will serve to instill a culture of healthy lifestyle choices in Johannesburg.
Members of the media are invited to the launch which will have activities such as cycling, aerobics, health screening, 5km fun walk, exhibitions, live entertainment and the outdoor gym. First Lady Mrs Bongi Ngema-Zuma and Dr Gwen Ramokgopa, Deputy Minister for Health will be among dignitaries who will participate during the event.
The details of the event are as follows:
Date:   Saturday, 04 May 2013
Time:  09h00-14h00
Venue:  Thokoza Park 
 1682 Ntuli Street, Rockville, Soweto
For more information contact:
Nkosinathi Nkabinde
City of Johannesburg Group Communication and Tourism Department
Tel: (011) 407 – 6477
Cell: 083 408 7787