Prevent, Promote, and Protect your Health with the Lake County General Health District
(440) 350-2543
5966 Heisley Rd
Mentor, Ohio 44060
May 19, 2017

May 19, 2017

NEWS RELEASE                                                                                              CONTACT: KATHY MILO (440) 350-2447

May 16, 2017                                                                                                       LAKE COUNTY GENERAL HEALTH DISTRICT          



Spend the last Saturday in May having fun along the shores of Lake Erie!

Health in the Harbor will be held on Saturday, May 27th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Village of Fairport Harbor along the shores of Lake Erie and will be held rain or shine. This one-day free event is one you and your children won’t want to miss! This event is an opportunity to empower families, children and adults to live healthier lives through active lifestyles.

Health in the Harbor follows the JUST RUN® Lake County 5K morning race with pre-registered students representing thirty schools who will run through the Village of Fairport Harbor. The race finishes at the event’s entrance.

Residents from all over Northeast Ohio will have the opportunity to spend the day experiencing a variety of free interactive events and activities! All family members can participate in free fitness classes and experience kayaking, paddleboard and other fun activities for free! Health and wellness exhibitors will line the beachfront, providing products and service information along with activities. Food trucks and healthy snacks will also be available. Health in the Harbor is a great opportunity to try something new!

At 11:00 a.m., youth have the opportunity to clean up Huntington Beach by participating in a campaign called “Do Something and Get the Filter Out (GTFO).” To participate, go to the Stand table by the pavilion to get your plastic gloves and bag. The activity is open to those six to 17 years of age. The individual collecting the most cigarette butts will receive a $25 Toys R Us® gift card. The second place individual will receive a $15 Toys R Us gift card, and the third place individual will received a $10 Toys R Us gift card. Let’s clean up and create a healthier Fairport Harbor!

 Health in the Harbor is sponsored by Lake County General Health District, Lake County YMCA, Lake Health, Lake Metroparks and the Village of Fairport Harbor. For Health in the Harbor information, visitwww.lcghd.orgor call 440-350-2447.


Marianne Rusnak
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