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Kidney Health Fest for African American Families Seeks Healthy Recipes for Contest

Submitted by: Flash Media Services

2009-03-12 00:00:30

Seattle, WA (OPENPRESS) March 12, 2009 -- If you're a fantastic home cook who knows how to make budget-friendly low-salt, low-sugar dishes, please submit your creative recipes to the 7th annual Kidney Health Fest for African American Families!

The May 2 Kidney Health Fest, sponsored by Northwest Kidney Centers, is hosting a "Food for the Soul" recipe contest. Recipes are due April 3 and the rules are simple: "Recipes must be budget-friendly and low in sodium and added sugar. Only healthy fats, no butter." The first-prize winner will receive a Cuisinart Griddler Gourmet panini press grill.

To enter: Send recipes by Friday April 3 to Nikki Gepner, Northwest Kidney Centers, 12303 NE 130th Lane, Suite 300, Kirkland, WA 98034 or

Winners will be announced at the free Kidney Health Fest, and attendees will get copies of the top three recipes.

The 7th annual Kidney Health Fest for African American Families takes place Saturday May 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the African American Academy, 8311 Beacon Ave. S., in Seattle. Participants will receive free health screenings and healthy food samples made by several local celebrity chefs.

Participants also will enjoy a panel discussion on kidney health and healthy living on a shoestring, with Jesse Jones of KING 5 television as the emcee. The day includes entertainment, music, exhibits, a fitness demonstration and obstacle course for all ages, a fun, interactive Kids' Korner, and the chance to win prize drawings for iPods and an Xbox 360.

This event is free and open to the entire community.

Northwest Kidney Centers, established in 1962 as the world's first out-of-hospital dialysis facility, is a model for saving and sustaining the lives of people with chronic kidney disease, focusing on improving the quality of patients' lives. A not-for-profit organization, Northwest Kidney Centers provides personalized care for patients in the Puget Sound region. The organization is the central community resource for kidney disease prevention, treatment and education. A world pioneer in home dialysis, Northwest Kidney Centers is dedicated to developing innovative treatment options and promoting research to find the cure for chronic kidney disease. For more information, see

Contact: Linda Sellers, 206-292-2771, ext. 5357
Public Relations Manager

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Flash Media Services
Phone: 425-603-9520

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