On Sunday, 07.17.2016 during the Second Family Picnic in Mierzyn second ‘Health Zone’ was organized within the prevention program of cardiovascular disease, ‘Your Heart Your Life’.
Organizers estimate that the Festival was attended by over 1 500 people. In addition to the numerous spectators of the local community from the surrounding villages and Mierzyn, which is very actively involved in the organization and promoting a healthy lifestyle, the event was also attended by representatives of local authorities Executive of Piotrków Trybunalski County Stanisław Cubała, Mayor of Łęki Szlacheckie Piotr Łączny and hosts voyt of Rozprza Janusz Jędrzejczyk with vice-voyt Artur Cubała.
For residents of the Piotrkow Trybunalski county in the Health Zone waited many attractions i.e.: sports competitions for children and adults with attractive prizes in the form of bicycles, food processor, balls and shirts. Sports competitions led the Polish strongman. One of the best Polish athletes. Champion Central Europe Strongman Pairs, 2007 – Tyberiusz Kowalczyk.
For children there were animations and a playground where they can safely and actively spend time during the whole action. All participants can view a demonstration of first aid and get personalized advice paramedics.
Adults have the opportunity to take advantage of the advice of: cardiologist, nutritionist and physiotherapist and the implementation of preventive testing e.i .: cholesterol, blood sugar and blood pressure measuremetn. More than 150 people benefited from medical advice and free examinations.
All attractions within the ‘HEALTH ZONE’ were available FREE OF CHARGE.
The activities of the project ‘Your Heart Your Life’ performed by the Piotrków Trybunalski District Office are funded by the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009 – 2014 and the state budget under the Programme PL13 Reducing Social Inequalities in Health.