“Flood the Street” for Blue Zone Site Visit on March 1

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – February 24, 2012 – Mayor Ron Corbett invites everyone who lives, works or plays in Cedar Rapids to join him in welcoming the Blue Zones Project Team to our community by “flooding the street” with smiling faces on Thursday, March 1, from 7:20 to 8:00 a.m. near the CSPS/Legion Arts Hall at 1103 Third Street SE.

“I encourage everyone to join us in the New Bohemia District to demonstrate our commitment to becoming a Blue Zone Community,” said Mayor Corbett. “Please wear blue clothing, wave welcome signs and bring your friends to join the welcoming party.”

Attendees are not encouraged to actually stand in the street. Instead, please stand on nearby sidewalks.