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Blue Zones Project®, Fort Worth Kick-off Event

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    Blue Zones Project®, Fort Worth Kick-off Event
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    Join our own Deborah Ferguson at the official kick-off of Blue Zones Project, Fort Worth from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, in the Round Up Inn at the Will Rogers Memorial Center.

    Blue Zones Project is a community-led well-being initiative aimed at making healthier choices easier for people who live, work, and play in Fort Worth.

    Mayor Betsy Price will lead the kick-off event, along with featured speaker Dan Buettner, a National Geographic explorer and best-selling author of The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who’ve Lived the Longest. Blue Zones areas are places in the world where people live measurably longer, happier lives with lower rates of chronic diseases and a higher quality of life.

    Blue Zones Project Kick-off is a free, family-friendly event filled with cooking presentations, interactive games, and local performers. So, bring your friends and family and find out how you can incorporate Blue Zones principles into your daily life.

    At the kick-off, you’ll also hear about ways that you can get involved through community groups, personal pledges, and volunteering. Complimentary childcare will be available during the keynote presentation.

    About Blue Zones, Fort Worth
    Fort Worth is currently a Blue Zones Demonstration Site, and over the next four years the city will be implementing environmental changes in six key areas that impact the well-being of residents. The goal is to apply Blue Zones principles within worksites schools, grocery stores, restaurants, individual lives, and community policy. Once certain goals are met, Fort Worth will be designated a certified Blue Zones Community®. Fort Worth is the largest city to ever partner with Blue Zones Project.

    Blue Zones Project, Fort Worth Kick-off
    1-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21 (Doors open at 12:30 p.m.)
    Round Up Inn at the Will Rogers Memorial Center
    3401 W. Lancaster Avenue
    Fort Worth, Texas 76107

    For more information on Blue Zones, Fort Worth visit www.bluezonesproject.com.