Culturafest Fun And Fitness

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Mambo Fitness led a popular fitness regimen demo of Latin Zumba throughout the event. Mambo Fitness led a popular fitness regimen demo of Latin Zumba throughout the event. On September 14, Corona Plaza celebrated the start of Hispanic Heritage month with Culturafest, a family friendly event that featured many free activities and health screenings.

The Healthy Village featured the Walgreen’s Way to Wellness tour which offered a variety of free screenings and health education, including checking cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, BMI and free flu shots.

The Colgate Mobile provided free dental screenings and local plaza tenants, Procare Medical and Corona Vision provided free vision screenings.

Dr. Diego Ratzlaff said, “This event has helped so much in broadcasting our services to the community.”

SCO Family Services hosted a resource pavilion that featured a variety of local community groups offering immigrant rights, legal assistance and women’s services, including a special presentation on domestic violence awareness.


A children’s version of the Broadway hit, Hairspray, was performed by the URZUA Center Of Performing Arts. A children’s version of the Broadway hit, Hairspray, was performed by the URZUA Center Of Performing Arts. Sandy Moya, coordinator for SCO Queens Single Stop Program said “Culturafest at Corona Plaza is an excellent resource for the immigrant community.”

The Corona Community Ambulance Corps showcased their equipment and techniques that they use when responding to emergency situations in Corona.

Mambo Fitness led a popular fitness regimen demo throughout the event, that encouraged families to get fit while having fun doing Zumba with a Latin twist.

The event culminated with an entertaining kids’ version of the Broadway hit, Hairspray, performed by the URZUA Center Of Performing Arts.

2014-09-24 / Features

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