University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC) is sponsoring Heartbeat for Health on Saturday, February 23, from 10:00am to 1:00pm at The Y in Arnold. This free, informative and fun-filled event will celebrate the benefits of dance and exercise in the prevention of heart disease, while reinforcing community awareness and education about overall health and wellness.
New to this year's lineup of activities are exercise challenges and an obstacle course for kids. Dance and exercise demonstrations will also be presented by local organizations, and attendees are encouraged to participate. Free health screenings and educational displays will be offered. Refreshments and promotional items will also be available. For more information, visit www.umbwmc.org/heartbeatforhealth.
The Y in Arnold is located at 1209 Ritchie Highway in Arnold. For more information about Heartbeat for Health or for a free calendar of events of free screenings and programs at UM BWMC, call the medical center’s community outreach department at 410-553-8103.