SOURCE: American Diabetes Association

American Diabetes Association

August 11, 2009 15:06 ET

Diabetes Awareness and Education Special Focus of Prince Hall Shriners Convention to Stop Diabetes in the African American Community

American Diabetes Association Will Provide Free Diabetes Risk Information, Cooking Demonstrations, and Train-the-Trainer Sessions for Temple Representatives for Community-Based Education and Outreach

ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwire - August 11, 2009) -


WHAT: 116th Prince Hall Shriners Imperial Session in Atlanta, GA

WHEN: August 14-20, 2009

A Few Highlights:

  • Saturday, August 15, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Shrine Expo Exhibit Opens

  • Monday, August 17, 2009, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Prince Hall Shriners National Diabetes and American Diabetes Association (Free diabetes risk assessments)
    • A Taste of Soul Cooking with Roneice Weaver & Fabiola Gaines: Cooking Demonstrations

  • Tuesday, August 18, 2009, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Prince Hall Shriners National Diabetes and American Diabetes Association (Free diabetes risk assessments)
    • A Taste of Soul Cooking with Roneice Weaver & Fabiola Gaines: Cooking Demonstrations

  • Wednesday, August 19, 2009, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Prince Hall Shriners National Diabetes and American Diabetes Association Health Education Training

WHERE: Hilton Atlanta Galleria - Exhibit Hall Lower Level

NOTE TO EDITOR:
Prince Hall Shriners Foundation Awards Luncheon and monetary donation to both the American Diabetes Association and M.L. King Memorial Fund Foundation will take place on Wednesday, August 19th, 12:00 pm (Noon) at the Marriott Marquis Hotel (Marquis Ballroom)

Annual Shriners Street Parade will take place on Wednesday, August 19 from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm. Starts at Marietta Street and Spring Street. Extends north on Centennial Olympic Park to International Boulevard.

Visit http://www.aeaonms.org/events.htm to learn about other Prince Hall Shriner activities taking place at various Atlanta locations throughout the week of August 14-20, 2009.

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