This year’s Health Expo on October 3rd brought 450 people to the Hollenbeck Bayley Conference Center to discover health and wellness resources in our community, and included 69 health-related exhibits. There were 6 exercise and fitness demonstrations (pictured: Drums Alive, Springfield YMCA).
Others included Tai Chi (United Senior Services), Rockin’ to the Oldies (Springfield Health and Fitness), Refit Revolution (Karen T. Likes), Retro Aerobics (Linda Getz), and Seated Yoga (Julie Fasick-Valley)
The Ohio State University Extension demonstrated healthy snack preparation. Snacks for the event were donated by local businesses.
Our thanks to Sheehan Brothers Vending for trail mix and granola bars, Culligan’s and Littleton and Rue for bottled water, Young’s Jersey Dairy for farmstead cheese, and Tropical Smoothie for smoothie samples.
Fourteen Health Screenings were offered this year, including mammography. The Mercy Health mobile mammography van was fully scheduled with appointments for mammograms at no cost to the patients.
The Family Photo Booth was back!
We couldn’t have done it without our volunteers!