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Get Going Gadsden! encourages healthy lifestyle

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Posted at 7:12 AM, May 29, 2013
and last updated 2015-01-06 06:45:50-05

GADSDEN CO., Fla. -- Officials with the Gadsden County Health Department are encouraging residents to adopt healthy lifestyle habits through their annual Get Going Gadsden campaign.

The event is a 60 day, county-wide health competition that focuses on increasing physical activity and good eating habits to maintain a healthy weight. City leaders and residents are encouraged to participate. The challenge will begin July 1 and end on August 31. 

To kick off the competition, there will be a press conference on Thursday, May 30, at the Pat Thomas Law Enforcement Academy. The event begins at 11:30 a.m., and the public is invited to attend. 

The contest and Thursday's events are free.

For more information, call 850-875-7200.