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Family Fun & Fitness Day, Sept. 22

Published 10:53am Wednesday, September 19, 2012

GATESVILLE – It promises to be a day that not only attracts families, but brings the entire Gates County community together.

The 6th annual Family Fun & Fitness Day will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Gates County Community Center. Admission is free and so is the fun!

New highlights for this year include a Car Show displaying antiques and custom cars plus motorcycles; a dunking booth with local community leaders featured as the “dunkees”; health screenings to include A1C testing by Strelitz Diabetes Center of Norfolk, VA; NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition; soccer games; and food preparation demonstration.

The Punt, Pass and Kick Competition is sanctioned by the National Football League. Locally, it will be under the direction of Nathan Brown, a physical education teacher for the Gates County Public School System. The competition is open to boys and girls between the ages of 6 -15.

Returning to the line-up this year will be the GP4H Grill-Off; health education booths and speakers; free bouncy houses for youth and other youth attractions; and craft and food vendors.

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