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Truman Medical Centers Sponsors Fourth-Annual Touchdown Family Fest

Truman Medical Centers (TMC), in conjunction with the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund, WIC, Amerigroup, KanCare, Metcalf Bank, Quintiles and Get Your Rear in Gear will hold the fourth-annual Touchdown Family Fest on Saturday, July 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Arrowhead Stadium (1 Arrowhead Drive, Kansas City, Mo).
 
Touchdown Family Fest is a FREE citywide health and wellness extravaganza that offers dental screenings for children ages 5-15, limited adult dental screenings, sports physicals (MO and KS) for children ages 5-18, adult physicals and vision screenings.  Services are provided by Cleveland Chiropractic College, Burlingame and Mock, Team Smile, TMC Lakewood Dental and Perfect Sense.
 
In addition to the health and wellness screenings and information, the event will include a special guest appearance by six-time Olympic medalist Jackie Joyrner-Kersee. Joyner-Kersee dominated the Olympic heptathlon and long-jump events throughout her four Olympic appearances. She will be leading a stretching exercise, answering questions and signing autographs for attendees.  In addition, there will be live entertainment with DJs Soap and Ashton Martin and performances by Payaso El Zapaton the clown, Sauce Remix and healthy hip-hop group H3.  Kansas City Royals Hall of Famer Frank White, The Kansas City Chiefs cheerleaders, players, ambassadors and KC Wolf will also be on hand for photos and autographs. 
 
Parking for the event at Arrowhead Stadium is free and will be available in Lot H on the northwest side of Arrowhead Stadium. Entrance to the fair will be through the Founder’s Gate on the north side of the stadium. 
 
For more information regarding the fourth annual Touchdown Family Fest or for transportation stops, please call (816) 404-3580. Get the latest updates by visiting us on Facebook.
 

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