Glen Oaks community outreach day

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POSTED: Saturday, May 5, 2012 - 7:00pm

UPDATED: Saturday, May 5, 2012 - 7:04pm

People living in the Glen Oaks area of Baton Rouge gathered together today for "Glen Oaks Community Outreach Day."

The day began with a special balloon release to honor today's goal " have fun and be safe."

Glen Oaks Baptist Church and BREC hosted the event.

Kids got a chance to jump and slide. They even had a basketball shooting contest. BREC Superintendent Carolyn McKnight said it's an easy way for people to learn about the opportunities provided for your area.

"We're trying to out reach to all areas of the community," said McKnight. "So that people know you have an awesome awesome opportunity to play and have some good times. That's what this is really all about. "

Adults got a chance to take part in health screenings and learn details about health and wellness programs.

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