The Greater Richmond Convention Center was the first stop last Saturday for the 4th Annual “Spirit of the Heart” tour sponsored by the Association of Black Cardiologists Inc., a Washington-based organization dedicated to eliminating disparities in cardiovascular disease in people of color.
The event featured a health and wellness fair, free heart health and other screenings, health information from community-based organizations fitness and nutrition experts and health-related activities for seniors and children.
Dr. Phillip Duncan, a Richmond area cardiologist and association member, was a local host of the event, along with Saint Paul’s Baptist Church, Virginia Union University and other ABC members.
The Spirit of the Heart tour will continue in Atlanta, Chicago, New York City, San Francisco, and Orange County, California.
In this photo, Sequoia Ross, owner of Favour Cookie Company, prepares a vegan cooking demonstrations at the health and wellness fair, including individual tasting containers of her quinoa, beet and cilantro salad.