METAIRIE, LA – Celebrate healthy and active lifestyles and the importance of health initiatives in Jefferson Parish at the 2017 LIVEWELL Fest on Sunday, September 10th. The Fest, held in the Al Copeland Concert Meadow at Lafreniere Park, will begin at 10 a.m. and will feature a LIVEWELL Eatery with delicious, local eats and a live performance by the Bag of Donuts from 12 – 3 pm. Guests are invited to stop by the Jefferson Marketplace, featuring healthy products, massages, a beer garden and more! The Fest will continue until 3 p.m. and is open to the public. Admission is FREE.
Vendors are invited to join in on the fun by purchasing a booth. From food and drink to crafts and business promotional booths, the LIVEWELL Fest is a great opportunity for promotion. More information about opportunities for vendors can be found in the vendor application.
LIVEWELL Fest will begin after the 11th Annual Tour de Jefferson, presented by Laitram. The goal of this family-friendly biking adventure and festival is to continually enhance the awareness of quality-of-life amenities, recreational venues, and the Bicycle Master Plan in Jefferson Parish. The ride will finish at Lafreniere Park, where riders and family and friends are invited to attend LIVEWELL Fest!
For those not participating in the bike ride, a 2-mile healthy tips Fun Run will be held at 9 a.m. through Lafreniere Park. The Fun Run is free.
Individual riders and Fun Run participants can register online at www.tourdejefferson.org or by calling (504) 835-3880. Tickets for food and drinks at the LIVEWELL Fest can be purchased in advance.
The Jefferson Chamber would like to thank its growing list of event sponsors: American Heart Association, Atmos Energy, Bag of Donuts, Bergeron Automotive, Biz New Orleans, BlueCross BlueShield of Louisiana, Buisson Creative, CenturyLink Communications, Cox Louisiana, DiLeo Dental Group, LLC, Dominick Impastato, East Jefferson General Hospital, Entergy, Humana, IBERIABANK, Jefferson Community Health Care Centers, Jefferson Financial Federal Credit Union, Laitram, LAMAR, LCMC Health, New Orleans Advocate, Ochsner Health System, Postlethwaite & Netterville, Treasure Chest Casino, United Way of Southeast Louisiana, Whitney Bank, and 1st Lake Properties.
Media are welcome to attend.
About the Jefferson Chamber:
The Jefferson Chamber is a leading voice for Jefferson Parish’s business community. As a non-profit, membership-driven organization, the Chamber is an effective advocate for small and large businesses at the local, state and federal levels. The Chamber’s mission is to work for the advancement of the business community; to enhance the economic, civic and cultural environment; and to improve the quality of life in Jefferson Parish. The Jefferson Chamber is Four-Star Accredited by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and was awarded the 2013 and 2015 Chamber of the Year Award by the Louisiana Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives in the Large Chamber Category.