10 News anchor Tammie Fields helps boost Health and Wellness Extravaganza Thursday night in Tampa

2:56 PM, Jan 31, 2014   |    comments
  • Share
  • Print
  • - A A A +

Tampa, Florida -- It was a full house at the NFL YET Center in East Tampa Thursday night.The community gathered from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. for the "Stepping Into Freedom Health and Wellness Extravaganza" held at 3310 East Lake Avenue in the Jackson Heights community.

Workers from Enroll America were on hand to help people sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. There were dozens of informational health booths set up too dealing with preventive health care.

10 News anchor Tammie Fields was honored to serve as mistress  of ceremonies at the event which featured a step show contest, prize giveaway and food. Participants in the step show included, "The Copeland All Stars", The Pride Steppers and Jackson Heights All Star Steppers." 

The Pride Steppers won first place. The Copeland All Stars came in second with third place honors going to the Jackson Heights All Star Steppers.

The judges included Kennie Sims, Pat Spencer and Andrea White.

Area students also performed a "Get Off the Bus" skit and there were performances by Divas Desoto Park too.

When the Super Bowl was played in Tampa, the NFL donated money to create the Jackson Heights NFL Yet Center. Thursday's event was part of the Martin Luther King Day of service project 2014 and was sponsored by Hillsborough Community College.

You may also like... 

Arrrrrr! Pirates invade Tampa for Gasparilla

Treason? Secret Service visits candidate who says Obama should hang

Mystery House: Unsuspecting house holds a hidden secret

Abuse Arrest: Hog-hunting mom leaves kids in freezing car

Seeking Sasquatch: Bigfoot sightings abound in Colorado

Cyclist stuck in windshield: "Hi, I'm the guy you hit"

Miracle Baby: Tampa toddler has 5-organ transplant

Here kitty, kitty: Lion escapes enclosure at Pasco sanctuary

#ShortYellows: Florida quietly shortened yellow lights

Kittens shot: Officer shoots kittens in front of children

Popular photo galleries:

Faces of Meth: Devastating before and after photos of meth abusers

Trayvon Martin Shooting: Trayvon Martin crime scene photos and George Zimmerman injury photos 

Hooters Winners: Winners of the 2013 Hooters swimsuit pageant

Rejected: Funny Florida license plates rejected by the DMV***warning graphic***

Deadly sinkhole: Home collapses, man dies in giant sinkhole

Popular Databases:

Florida Sex Offenders: Look up sex offenders in any Florida neighborhood here

Restaurant Inspections: Look up inspection reports for any Florida restaurant here

10 News

Most Watched Videos