MDwise helps steer kids to healthier lifestyles at the 500 Festival Kids' Day

5/23/2010
 

Ms. Bluebelle and friends at 500 Festival Kids' DayMDwise revved up for the Indianapolis 500 at the Chase 500 Festival Kids’ Day on Sunday, May 23. Kids and families enjoyed race-themed activities and tons of entertainment during the fun-filled day on Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis.

 

MDwise offered free health information, balloons, and photo booths for families to take pictures. The event, themed “Get Up and Move,” focused on childhood fitness and featured performances by Radio Disney's "Move It!" program, sponsored in part by MDwise.
 
“It was great to see so many kids and families have such a fun day. Best of all, we saw kids be inspired to get healthy,” said MDwise’s Hollie Flores, who attended the event.
 
Mini-car racing, arts and crafts, face painting and games made for an exciting day! The event was part of a long lineup of Indianapolis 500 pre-race festivities.


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About MDwise

MDwise is a provider-sponsored nonprofit health maintenance organization offering health care benefits to more than 407,000 Medicaid and Medicare members. Since 1994 MDwise has provided access to compassionate, high-quality, coordinated health care and education to Medicaid members in communities throughout Indiana. Ninety-seven percent of MDwise members surveyed would recommend MDwise to family and friends. MDwise.org.


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