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Mayor Gray to Announce Major New Health Initiative

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WHAT/WHO: Mayor Vincent C. Gray, Members of the D.C. Council and Department of Health Director Dr. Mohammad Akhter will announce a new city-wide health initiative that will challenge residents to make smart lifestyle choices that will positively impact their health.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 – 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: John A. Wilson Building – Front Steps (Rain Location: Mayor’s Press Briefing Room, JAW Building Room G-9)
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20017

BACKGROUND: Through the initiative, District agencies will work together to help address proper health, nutrition and physical activity in District homes, childcare facilities, schools, workplaces and communities.

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