Sue Wicks, Former WNBA All Star and Rutgers Basketball Player to Conduct Fitness Clinic
Newark, NJ (April 26,2011) – United Way of Essex and West Hudson (UWEWH) will host a Free Community Health and Wellness Fair, Winning With Wellness: Ready Set Go!, this Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the United Way of Essex & West Hudson facilities at 303-Washington Street, Newark, NJ.
Participants will have the opportunity to connect with community agencies, gather resources, and take part in learning workshops and fun physical activities. There will be raffles and exciting giveaways for participants.
A highlight of the fair will be an on-site participatory demonstration of the Fight 2B Fit Challenge conducted by former WNBA All Star And Rutgers Basketball player Sue Wicks. Wicks is a legend in Women’s Basketball. After a record-breaking career at Rutgers University she played 15 years as a professional in various leagues overseas as well as the WNBA. She has been decorated with numerous awards, including National Player of the Year, Sportsmanship Awards and WNBA All Star honors. Sue Wicks is currently a sports ambassador for the US State Department.
Joining Wicks will be Corinne Nevinny, a former member of the National Championship Stanford Women’s tennis team.
The Health and Wellness Fair will take place rain or shine. For more information about this event contact Machelle Lassiter, United Way of Essex and West Hudson, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 973-854-2231.
About The United Way of Essex and West Hudson
Founded in 1923, the United Way of Essex and West Hudson is a non-profit organization that seeks to address the root causes of community concerns by aligning resources to best meet the needs of individuals, children and families through its service area annually. We serve a population of nearly 700,000 in thirteen communities in Essex and Hudson County. For more information about or how to get involved, visit our website www.unitedwayessex.org.