Saint Maria Goretti Catholic Church: Health and Wellness Fair on August 24, 2014

Saint Maria Goretti Catholic Church, 7300 Crowder Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70127, will host its annual Health and Wellness Fair in the Monsignor Gauthreaux Center on Sunday, August 24, 2014, from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM. The church will also host a blood drive and bone marrow donor registration.

Participants in this year’s fair include:
· The Blood Center

· Xavier University Health & Wellness Center

· Top Box Foods

· PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly)

· Whole Foods Store

· Downman Urgent Health Care

· St. Maria Goretti Nurses

· McNeil Pediatrics

· Ultimate Foot Care

· PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly)

· Peoples Health

· Certified Zumba, yoga, and aerobics trainers from St. Maria Goretti’s Wellness Ministry

· Leaders for St. Maria Goretti’s First Place 4 Health Wellness program

· Plus other providers of health related services

In addition to traditional screenings (glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure, and ear screenings), the Fair will also include consultations on hair care, financial planning, and pediatric concerns. Information on nutrition, obesity, interactive exercise demonstrations, and cooking demonstrations will be provided to assist in living a healthier lifestyle. Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to come out to give the gift of life by donating blood and/or signing up for the bone marrow donor registry, as well as participating in the activities and taking the opportunity to learn ways of improving their own quality of life.

 

Health Fair

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