DeCA promotes lifestyle festivals

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

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Rick Brink
Defense Commissary Agency
FORT LEE, Virginia  — Through “Healthy Lifestyle Festivals,” commissaries worldwide are joining forces this summer with their military communities to spotlight health and wellness choices for military service members and their families.

Most events, generally running three-days, are scheduled throughout July at 234 commissary locations. Dates and locations are listed on the healthy lifestyle festival page of

With the theme “It’s Your Choice, Make it Healthy,” highlights of the events include farmers markets at commissaries, sidewalk sales of fitness apparel and equipment at exchanges, and fitness and active lifestyle demonstrations by Morale, Welfare and Recreation services.

Adding to the festival atmosphere, commissary industry partners are providing prize giveaways, free food samplings and food preparation demonstrations. The farmers markets will feature coupon specials and showcase the nutritional benefits of fresh fruits and vegetables.

“This popular, fun-filled annual festival helps us showcase the healthy lifestyle products we carry within the commissaries,” said Tracie Russ, DeCA’s director of sales.

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