Fitness expert Karl Henry to front free event in Galway promoting active communities

Fitness expert and TV personality Karl Henry will front free events targeted at inspiring communities to promote healthy and active living. Coca-Cola employees Kylie Dunlop, Ronan Neary, and Roseann McEntee joined Karl Henry to announce details of the events and the available funding.

Fitness expert and TV personality Karl Henry will front free events targeted at inspiring communities to promote healthy and active living. Coca-Cola employees Kylie Dunlop, Ronan Neary, and Roseann McEntee joined Karl Henry to announce details of the events and the available funding.

Fitness expert and TV personality Karl Henry is to front a free event targeted at inspiring communities to promote healthy and active living.

Personal trainer Karl Henry will share a wealth of tips about building more activity into your everyday life. Paula Mee, nutritionist, will join Karl and will offer ideas and inspiration on healthy eating options to suit busy lifestyles.

The Galway events, which is being run as part of the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund Roadshow, is taking place at the Connacht Rugby Club on June 28 at 12pm. It is free to attend and open to all members of the public.

In addition to the tips and information attendees will also learn about the availability of €125,000 for non-profit organisations across Ireland. The funding available from the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund is available to those who have ideas around implementation of programmes in their communities to inspire people to live more balanced, active and healthy lifestyles.

Speaking about the event, Karl Henry said: “I’m really looking forward to meeting people around the country to give them some tips and advice on how easy it is to build activity into their own and their communities everyday lives. These events are free of charge and I’d encourage everyone to avail of the opportunity to come along and learn something new.”

A total of €125,000 is available for distribution through the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund in 2013. The fund is seeking proposals from organisations who take an innovative approach to encouraging communities to lead more balanced, healthy and active lifestyles. The overall winner will receive €25,000 and a further 10 organisations will receive €10,000 each. Attendees at the each roadshow event will learn how best to go about applying for the funding.

For further details log onto www.coca-cola.ie/thankyou or confirm your attendance by emailing [email protected]. Further details on how to apply for funding can also be found at www.coca-cola.ie/thankyou with entries accepted up until the July 19 2013.

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