2nd Annual Realizing the Dream: Healthy Living Expo

Free event takes place immediately following annual King Day parade in South Dallas

Living healthy has to be a priority says organizers of the The Don’t Believe the Hype Foundation’s 2nd Annual Realizing the Dream: Healthy Living Expo which will take place on January 21, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the African American Museum located at 3536 Grand Avenue in Fair Park, Dallas, Texas 75210.

The free community event is in conjunction with the City of Dallas Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. The expo will be open immediately following the historic annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day parade in South Dallas. “Americans are constantly bombarded with content about healthy living and because of the sheer volume of information circulating, it can be a challenge to decipher what is accurate vs. inaccurate,” said Cheryl Smith, founder of the Realizing the Dream: Healthy Living Expo and Don’t Believe the Hype Foundation

. This family-friendly expo provides the perfect opportunity for people to start the New

Year off right by learning the proper methods to be healthy physically mentally, spiritually, financially, socially and holistically.” Ms. Smith said she is pleased organizers were able to embrace a healthy program that is beneficial and educational.

The expo will feature “Friendship-West Baptist Church presents the Pastor’s 31 Day Health Challenges." "I contacted Dr, Hayes(senior pastor) and told him I wanted to be included,” said Ms. Smith. “We have to address the health crisis in our communities and

I applaud the efforts and programming at Friendship-West. The Realizing the Dream: Healthy Living Expo will feature informative presentations, panel discussions, live demonstrations, food, entertainment, giveaways, a variety of vendors, screenings from Parkland Health & Hospital System and a Sweet Potato Pie Contest. Other sponsors for the 2019 Expo include Texas Metro News, Garland Journal, I Messenger, Service Broadcasting (K104 FM and KRNB FM), Urban One (97.9 The Beat and Majic 94.5 FM), 106.1 KISS-FM, KHVN-HEAVEN 97, the African American Museum, Dallas-Fort Worth Association of Black Journalists and Heroes House.


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