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Mayor Foster Joins “Journey for Health” tour kickoff
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‘Journey for Health’ bike ride to End in New York in 45 Days to Inspire Youths to Live Healthy Lifestyle

Mayor Bob Foster joined Anthem Blue Cross and Gary Earl Health to help kick off the 2013 Journey for Health cross country bike ride in Long Beach on Thursday.

 

The trip, designed to educate and inspire America’s youth to live healthier lifestyles, will traverse more than 3,200 miles over 45 days, and will end in New York City. Along the way, Gary Earl and the team of riders will stop at local Boys & Girls Clubs to spread the message. The first stop was the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tustin on Thursday afternoon.

 

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Mayor Foster spoke with cross country bike rider & noted health advocate Gary Earl before the kickoff.

 

Gary Earl presented the Mayor with a Journey for Health Tour shirt and hat.

Gary Earl presented the Mayor with a Journey for Health Tour shirt and hat. (In the background left to right) Boys & Girls Club Senior Director Wayne Moss, Iron Man and Anthem Blue Cross Vice President Steve Scott.

 

Thursday’s event was the first day of the trip, where riders kicked off the ride by “dipping” their back tires in the Pacific Ocean. When they conclude their ride, they plan on dipping their front tires in the Atlantic Ocean.

The Journey for Health riders "dipped" their tires in the Pacific Ocean (with the help of a bucket).

The Journey for Health riders “dipped” their tires in the Pacific Ocean (with the help of a bucket).

 

About the Journey for Health Tour

The Journey for Health Tour represents the personal and professional passions and experience of its creator, Earl, a nationally recognized health and well-being professional who for more than three decades of health and wellness leadership has helped companies, communities and individuals to experience the value of positive health. This national tour represents a collaborative effort between two organizations dedicated to improving the health of individuals and our communities; and in this case educate, inspire and motivate Americans to commit to better health.  Throughout the tour, Earl and the riders will share the message of good health through their blogs, daily health tips and most importantly, meeting with people in the communities across the country including cities such as Los Angles, Las Vegas, Denver, St Louis, Indianapolis, Columbus, Philadelphia and New York City.

Follow along with the tour on Twitter, @j4htour, or at journeyforhealthtour.com.

 

About Anthem Blue Cross

Anthem Blue Cross is the trade name of Blue Cross of California. Anthem Blue Cross and Anthem Blue Cross Life and Health Insurance Company are independent licensees of the Blue Cross Association. ® ANTHEM is a registered trademark of Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. The Blue Cross name and symbol are registered marks of the Blue Cross Association. Additional information about Anthem Blue Cross and Anthem Blue Cross Life and Health Insurance Company is available at www.anthem.com. Also, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/healthjoinin, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HealthJoinIn, or visit our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/healthjoinin.

 

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