MIAMI – The Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade (HSCMD) has partnered with Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe (ELCMDM) to host the Family Summer Kick-Off, a fun-filled day promoting childhood health, education and safety for pregnant women and families with children up to age eight. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Miami-Dade County Fair and Expo Center: 10901 Southwest 24th Street, Miami. Encouraging whole families to enjoy quality time together in an all-ages environment, the event is completely free and features early pregnancy, childbirth, home safety, early literacy, bike safety, car seat inspection and first aid classes, plus a giant slide, rock wall, obstacle course, inflatable play town, bounce houses, arts and crafts, raffles and giveaways for the entire family!
The event will feature an 11 a.m. program including remarks from South Florida’s elected officials, community partners and social service organizational leaders. All attendees will be presenting proclamations and official recognitions of HSCMD’s work in the county.
Thousands of mothers and caretakers are expected to participate in the free event. HSCMD is also offering opportunities for corporations and local health and social service organizations to join the effort. To secure your organization as a partner or sponsor, please contact Manuel Fermin at (305) 541-0210. For more information on the event, or to pre-register (recommended if planning to attend classes), call Miami-Dade Area Health Education Center (AHEC) at (305) 597-3666, or visit hscmd.org.