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INOVA and the Washington Mystics Host Get Movin’ Family Fun Day in Leesburg
photoGet Movin’ Famiily Fun Day will include Washington Mystics player and mascot appearances, Radio Disney “warm up” zone, dance-a-longs and hula hoop games, healthy cooking demos and exhibits, indoor/outdoor fitness areas, inflatable’s and basketball hoops for basketball challenges. The “Fun Bus” will offer fitness activities for younger kids. Photo courtesy/ Washington Mystics
Get Movin’ Family Fun Day is Saturday, September 24 at the ProJet Aviation Hangar in Leesburg, VA

Leesburg, VA – Inova Health System and the Washington Mystics are proud to announce “Get Movin’ Family Fun Day”, a celebration of National Family Health & Fitness Day. This family-oriented, community event will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 24 at the ProJet Aviation Hangar at Leesburg Executive Airport, 957 Sycolin Road, Leesburg, VA. Admission is free and open to kids of all ages and is easily accessible for strollers and wheelchairs. The event will take place rain or shine. Shuttle buses will transport people between designated parking and the event entrance; both the parking and shuttle buses are free.

“Get Movin’ Family Fun Day” will feature Radio Disney’s “Shake It Up” Dance Zone, come join in the fun of these high energy dance parties as we celebrate the Disney Channel Show. Actors will not be in attendance, this is a celebration of the Disney Channel Show. Other activities celebrating health and fitness will include:

• Washington Mystics player and mascot appearances
• Radio Disney “warm up” zone for kids to practice and showcase their moves for a chance to win prizes
• Younger kids will enjoy dance-a-longs and hula hoop games with music inspired by Radio Disney Junior
• Healthy cooking demos and exhibits
• Indoor/outdoor fitness areas
• Inflatable’s and basketball hoops for basketball challenges
• The Fun Bus will offer fitness activities for younger kids
• Face painting and strolling entertainment.

Partner with us to show the children in our community that healthy living can be fun! This event is a great way to take charge of your family's health, get active together and learn to live well by making healthy choices.

The first 500 people to sign-in at the event will get an Inova/Washington Mystics backpack with one ticket to a 2012 Washington Mystics home game. All registrants will have the chance to win a Nintendo Wii gaming system and drawings for Radio Disney prize packs.

Participation is free but registration is requested. For more information or to register visit http://www.washingtonmystics.com/getmoving.

About Inova Health System

Inova Health System is a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that consists of hospitals and other health services, including emergency- and urgent-care centers, home care, nursing homes, mental health and blood donor services, and wellness classes. Governed by a voluntary board of community members, Inova’s mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research.

About the Washington Mystics

The WNBA’s Washington Mystics are owned and operated by Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. The group also owns and operates the NBA’S Washington Wizards, the NHL’s Washington Capitals and Verizon Center – the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also oversees the management of Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the state-of-the-art training facility for the Capitals, and George Mason University's Patriot Center.

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