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Mayor Kasim Reed to Celebrate Grand Opening of City of Atlanta Employee Wellness Center

Post Date:08/08/2017 12:51 PM

 

Mayor’s Office of Communications
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Anne Torres, Director
404-330-6423, office
404-904-2618, cell
amtorres@atlantaga.gov

Jenna Garland, Press Secretary
404-330-6612, office
404-357-5579, cell
jgarland@atlantaga.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 8, 2017

 Media Advisory

Mayor Kasim Reed to Celebrate Grand Opening of City of Atlanta Employee Wellness Center

WHO:

Mayor Kasim Reed
Yvonne Cowser Yancy, Human Resources Commissioner, City of Atlanta
Crockett Dale, CEO, Healthstat
Jim Simpson, President, Kaiser Permanente GA
Jeff Fusile, President, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Yvan Miklin, President & CEO, Aquila Fitness Consulting

WHAT:

Mayor Kasim Reed and Commissioner Yvonne Cowser Yancy will celebrate the grand opening of the new City of Atlanta Employee Wellness Center, the only health, fitness and wellness facility of its type in the metropolitan area. Wellness Center partners, including Crockett Dale, CEO of Healthstat, Jim Simpson, President of Kaiser Permanente GA and Yvan Milkin, President & CEO of Aquila Fitness Consulting, will also participate in the celebration.

The new facility is part of Mayor Reed’s ‘A Healthier You’ Initiative, which aims to support city employees and their families in reaching their personal health goals, while cultivating a healthy and productive workforce.

WHEN:

Wednesday, August 9
12:00 p.m.

WHERE:

235 Central Ave SW
Atlanta, GA 30303

NOTE: Central Avenue will be closed on Wednesday from 5:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for the celebration. Motorists should use alternate routes if driving into the Government Center. Take McDaniel Street Exit and Windsor/Ted Turner Dr Exit from I-20 East or use MARTA. Media parking is located on the East side of City Hall on Washington Street SW.

 

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For more information about the City of Atlanta, please visit http://www.atlantaga.gov or watch City Channel 26. Follow the City of Atlanta on Facebook and Twitter @CityofAtlanta. Follow Mayor Reed on Facebook and Twitter @Kasim Reed

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