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Free Hispanic Family Health Expo in L.A.

July 16, 2014

Susan Abram, Daily News

A free Hispanic health expo will be held in downtown Los Angeles beginning Saturday (file photo)
A free Hispanic health expo will be held in downtown Los Angeles beginning Saturday (file photo)

July 16--Free health screenings and demonstrations will be part of the three-day National Latino Family Expo, beginning Saturday at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Billed as the largest event of its kind in the country, the expo, organized by the National Council on La Raza will include 200 exhibitors and seven specialty health and wellness areas:

--NCLR Family/Familia Pavilion

--Community/El Barrio Pavilion

--Culture and History/El Museo Pavilion

--Health/Tu Salud Pavilion

--Sports and Fitness/Deportes Pavilion

--Science and Technology/El Futuro Pavilion

--Career and Education/Tus Oportunidades Pavilion.

"With themed activities and information dissemination, each pavilion contributes to NCLR's objective of providing Latino families access to a wealth of knowledge on timely topics," said organizers.

Admission to the event is free, but there is a fee for parking.

The expo will run 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday at the L.A. Convention Center, West Hall A, 1201 S. Figueroa St. For more information, visit NCLR.org, or call 213-741-1151.

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Original headline: BRIEF: Latino family health expo kicks off Saturday in downtown Los Angeles



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