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South-End Scenes: Huge Turnout at Kidney Health Fest for African American Families

Health screening was an important part of Northwest Kidney Centers’ 9th annual Kidney Health Fest for African American Families, held May 7, at Van Asselt Elementary on Beacon Hill. Of the 725 people who attended the event, 157 got screened for kidney disease, the most ever.

Chef Theo Martin from Island Soul Restaurant (RVP sponsor) serves a free kidney-healthy lunch to more than 700 people who attended the event, which featured cooking demonstrations, live entertainment, a free lunch by local celebrity chefs, free health screenings, and a kidney health talk show.

Photos by C.B. Bell

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