Inglewood, CA, August 9, 2013 – Union Bank, N.A, recently collaborated with the American Heart Association (AHA) to host the Third Annual Los Angeles Powerful Black Family Celebration (PBFC) at Darby Park in Inglewood. The PBFC aims to empower the community, especially the African American community, to live longer, stronger, healthier lives. Union Bank has supported the event since its inception in 2010. Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts kicked off the festivities with a welcome address and Congresswoman Maxine Waters stressed the importance of embracing healthy eating habits and physical activity as a method to prevent heart disease and stroke. The program, emceed by radio host Tammi Mac of KJLH-FM, featured a variety of activities and fun for the entire family, including a farmers market with fresh fruits and vegetables, healthy cooking demonstrations, yoga and a raffle to win a bike donated by Union Bank. Volunteers from the Charles R. Drew University Mervyn M. Dymally School of Nursing were on hand to provide free health screenings that included blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol and body mass index (BMI) tests.