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City of Jackson Recreation and Parks Department to host Hub City Youth Health Expo
Posted on 06/03/2022

JACKSON, Tenn. – The City of Jackson's Recreation and Parks Department will host the Hub City Youth Health Expo, in partnership with Sisters with Aspiring Goals and the Jackson-Madison County Schools System, Friday, June 3, 2022, at North Parkway Middle School.

“We are excited to host the Hub City Youth Health Expo,” said Tony Black, Jackson Recreation and Parks Director. “The expo will provide students with fun, learning and engagement opportunities. It will also help share with the students the importance of education, self-care, and having love and respect for others.”

The expo will include physical activities and demonstrations to promote wellness and a healthy lifestyle. Vendor booths will provide information on topics related to healthy living as well as offering giveaways for students to take home.

Former Harlem Globetrotter and South Side High School Graduate AJ Merriweather will be the keynote speaker on mental health. Educational session speakers will include City of Jackson, TN Police Deputy Chief Derick Tisdale, Pastor William Watson, Dr. Ricky Catlett and others.

Children will get to learn and engage with community leaders and will be provided with topics that will benefit their well-being. Entertainment and lunch will also be provided. The event is free and open to the public.

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