More than 380 guests attended a sold-out celebratory event on October 4, 2018, to mark the 20th anniversary of UCLA Health Sound Body Sound Mind, a physical education community outreach program. Held at the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center, the evening featured keynote speaker Christine Simmons, president and COO of the Los Angeles Sparks, and guest emcees Michelle Beadle and Max Kellerman of ESPN. UCLA leadership in attendance included UCLA Chancellor Gene D. Block; Dr. John C. Mazziotta (RES ’81, FEL ’83), vice chancellor for UCLA Health Sciences and CEO of UCLA Health; and Johnese Spisso, president of UCLA Health and CEO of the UCLA Hospital System.
“Tonight, we not only celebrate our 20th anniversary, but also the success and completion of our foundation’s $3 million fundraising campaign,” said Bill Simon, cofounder, along with his wife Cindy, of UCLA Health Sound Body Sound Mind. “Thanks to the generosity of our donors, the UCLA Health Sound Body Sound Mind fitness centers will light a path to better health for middle and high school students in Los Angeles for many years to come.”
UCLA Health Sound Body Sound Mind is in 141 schools nationally and serves more than 170,000 students annually.
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