Tour de Fort Worth benefits Healthy Moms Healthy Babies

Posted Date: May 3, 2012

mayor500The Tour de Fort Worth area bike ride, to be held Wednesday, May 9, beginning at 5:30 p.m., has been designated by Mayor Betsy Price as an event that will donate proceeds to “Healthy Moms – Healthy Babies – Healthy Community.”The “Healthy Moms – Healthy Babies – Healthy Community” initiative is designed to lower infant mortality rates in four zip codes in Fort Worth, Texas, which are among the highest in the state, by focusing on women’s health throughout their lives. The goal is to establish a sustainable, community-based effort through which community organizations can reduce infant mortality rates, particularly among African-American women.The Tour de Fort Worth will complete its journey at Central Market with French food and drink on the patio.For more details on Tour de Fort Worth, visit http://fortworthtexas.gov/TourdeFortWorth.To learn more about “Healthy Moms – Healthy Babies – Healthy Community,” visit Texas Prevention Institute