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Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.: District 27
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MEDIA ADVISORY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 2, 2006
Contact: Doris Sanchez, Press Secretary
(512) 463-0385
SENATOR EDDIE LUCIO, JR. TO HOST NUTRITION AND FITNESS EVENT
WHO: State Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr., in collaboration with the University of Texas at Brownsville/Texas Southmost College, the University of Texas Health Science Center - Regional Academic Health Center/School of Public Health at Brownsville, and Healthy Communities of Brownsville
WHAT: 1st annual Historic Brownsville Resacathon, 2006
WHEN: Saturday, November 11, 2006, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
WHEN: UTB/TSC, Education and Business School Complex

AUSTIN, TX -- Senator Lucio, a longtime advocate of health and nutrition for Texans, wants to bring greater awareness to the need for improved nutrition and physical activity to his South Texas Senatorial District by hosting the first ever Historic Brownsville Resacathon, 2006.

The goal of the Resacathon is to engage community members in a fun, family friendly, event that will unite individuals from the health care, non-profit, educational, and business communities to help educate the general public about the importance of proper nutrition and fitness. The Resacathon will also provide participants with tools and ideas they can incorporate into their daily lives to help improve their mental and physical health.

Senator Lucio is also extending a special invitation to members of the press to request that the South Texas media outlets participate in disseminating information to the public regarding these critical issues.

More information is forthcoming, and for questions, please call Ms. Kate Volti, Policy Analyst, who handles health and nutrition issues for Senator Lucio, at 512-463-0127.

 (PDF)   ATTACHMENT:   Resacathon Flyer

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