COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Actor Danny Glover visited Columbus august 15 with one message, to fight diabetes.
Glover teamed up with Youngevity International at the Occasions Event Center telling people ways to fight diabetes and obesity in our country.
The event, called "Solutions to the Diabetes Crisis", was open to the public. News Leader 9 spoke with Glover before the event on why this is important to him.
"Here to talk about those particular things that affect our community. Going to the places where people go, going to the church, going to the workplace, going to the place where they in the sense are willing to and open enough to hear this message," says Glover.
Congressman Sanford Bishop was also in Columbus to hear the message and to award glover for helping fight health issues in our county.
The city of Columbus also presented Glover with a proclamation for Danny Glover day.