UTRGV to Host Building Healthy Communities

EDINBURG, TEXAS – UTRGV’s Office of Community Engagement and the College of Health Affairs have join forces to host “Building Healthy Communities” events over the next two weeks.

The activities will take place at several UTRGV Community Resource Centers throughout the Rio Grande Valley.

“Building Healthy Communities” brings UTRGV students and faculty directly into the community to address diabetes awareness and education.

There will be wellness activities, cooking and nutrition demonstrations, education and additional events focusing on diabetes and health.

Admission is free, and the public is invited to participate.

The first community event of the month will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, April 3, at the Alton Recreation Center, 349 Dawes Avenue in Alton.

Other scheduled events include:

Wednesday, April 4, from 1-4 p.m at the Alamo Resource Center, 1429 S. Tower Road in Alamo.

Thursday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the La Victoria Resource Center, 523 Gabriela Street, Rio Grande City.

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