Getting healthy in Urbancrest

Messenger photos by Dedra Cordle
The fourth annual Your First Wealth is Your Health Day took place on Aug. 25 near Martin Luther King Park in the village of Urbancrest. The event, which was established by Mayor Joseph Barnes Sr., combines sporting opportunities and health checks from various agencies throughout the county. Here, Jason Drake, 3, gets encouragement from Bob Clanin of Kickmaster Footgolf during a game of soccer darts.
Jordan Mitchell, 10, celebrates after winning a new bike.
Village Mayor Joseph Barnes Sr. tries out the driver’s seat of a fire engine from the Jackson Township Fire Department.
Jasmine Castlin gets her blood pressure checked from Diane Tschertan, a pharmacist from Kroger on Stringtown Road.
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