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NORTHWEST ASSISTANCE MINISTRIES PROVIDES FAMILY RECREATIONAL AREAS THROUGH ITS COMMUNITY CENTERED HEALTH HOMES INITIATIVE

 

HOUSTON— On Friday, January 25 Northwest Assistance Ministries and Karya Property Management will host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the Family Recreational Areas for Karya Properties Buena Vista and Casa del Mar apartments.  The ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. at the Buena Vista Family Recreational Area located at 2402 Bammelwood Dr. Houston, TX 77014.

NAM’s Pediatric Health Center is collaborating with Karya Property Management to promote healthy lifestyles among property residents in northwest Houston through its Community Centered Health Homes (CCHH) initiative. Known as the Healthy Family Movement, the CCHH initiative is funded by a grant provided by the Episcopal Health Foundation to promote healthy and active living by taking a holistic approach to wellness that includes quality and affordable healthcare, nutrition counseling and education, and establishing community support systems.

The development of Family Recreational Areas on two of Karya Properties apartment complexes, Buena Vista and Casa del Mar, will help promote physical activity, along with social integration and community engagement.

Northwest Assistance Ministries is a non-profit, community-based social service agency that strives to meet basic human needs through Neighbors Helping Neighbors. NAM provides assistance in areas such as food, shelter, health, education and domestic violence awareness and intervention. During its last fiscal year, NAM touched the lives of more than 130,950 people through its many programs and services.

 

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