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Shanks Leads NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo Demo on Jan. 8

For Immediate Release
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Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 12:36pm

Shanks Leads NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo Demo on Jan. 8

Debi Shanks, physical fitness coordinator, has been invited to participate for a second year at the 2017 NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo. The annual expo will be held on Saturday, Jan. 7 and Sunday, Jan. 8 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (801 Mount Vernon Place Northwest, Washington, DC, 20001), beginning at 9 a.m. Shanks will lead the older adult fitness demo on Sunday, Jan. 8 at 2:30 p.m. on the main stage. The demo will feature seated and standing exercises with several local seniors supporting Shanks. 

“Meet me on the main stage as I highlight senior fitness. I am so excited to be welcomed back again this year and I encourage everyone to join in on the fun” Shanks said. 

All ages are encouraged to attend. During this free event, participants can enjoy fitness classes, health screenings, and numerous vendors. Release your inner ninja with the American Ninja Warrior Zone and meet favorite authors at the Healthy Book Festival. 

Transportation for Sunday, Jan. 8 is available for seniors age 60 or older.  The bus will leave the Richard Clark Center (1210 Charles St, La Plata) at 10:30 a.m. and leave the Walter E. Washington Convention Center at 3:30 p.m. The cost is $10.

For more information on the NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo, visit www.networkevents.tv, or call Debi Shanks at 301-609-5711. 

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