March 14, 2007
KING 5 Kicks Off Seattle's First Annual Healthy Living Expo March 17-18 - Free to the Community
Doors open to Qwest Field at 10 a.m. for a fun, educational health and fitness extravaganza
SEATTLE -- Nationally recognized for its commitment to health programming, KING 5, Seattle's NBC affiliate and leading television station, invites you to Seattle's Healthy Living Expo, March 17 and 18 at Qwest Field Event Center West Hall South. Doors are open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and the 2-day event is Free to the public. For more information, go to http://www.king5.com/expo.
"We are excited to bring the community together to learn how to make health and fitness fun and engaging for the whole family," said Jean Enersen, KING 5 News anchor and HealthLink reporter. "The expo will provide opportunities to learn about healthy cooking and recipes, to participate in fun fitness activities and to understand the benefits of household items and fixtures that create a safe and healthy home."
The Healthy Living Expo will feature a range of interactive exhibits, including a cooking stage, demonstrations for kids, scuba dive tank experience, rock climbing wall, interactive soccer, golf simulator, and a chance to enter the $10,000 hole-in-one contest. Attendees can gauge their level of fitness by participating in a variety of screenings and tests -- from cholesterol and bone density testing to body mass index and fitness and nutritional screenings.
In addition attendees can watch or participate in a variety of demonstrations including Yoga and meditation, hip hop, world dance and other fitness workshops. As well, experts will be on hand to provide information and answer questions related to a range of health and fitness activities including acupuncture, diabetes, allergies and asthma, Advanced Dentistry, home safety and financial planning.
ABOUT KING 5/BELO
KING 5-TV is part of Belo Corp., one of the nation's largest media companies with a diversified group of market-leading television, newspaper, cable and interactive media assets. A Fortune 1000 company with 7,100 employees and $1.6 billion in annual revenues, Belo operates in some of America's most dynamic markets in Texas, the Northwest, the Southwest, Rhode Island, and the Mid-Atlantic. Belo owns 20 television stations, six of which are in the 15 largest U.S. broadcast markets. The Company also owns or operates seven cable news channels and manages one television station through a local marketing agreement. Belo's daily newspapers are The Dallas Morning News, The Providence Journal, The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA) and the Denton Record-Chronicle (Denton, TX). The Company also publishes specialty publications targeting young adults and the fast-growing Hispanic market, including Quick and Al Dia in Dallas/Fort Worth, and El D and La Prensa in Riverside. Belo operates more than 30 Web sites associated with its operating companies. Additional information is available at www.belo.com or by contacting Carey Hendrickson, vice president/Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, at 214-977-6626.