N.C. A&T to Host Health and Wellness Fair Sept. 23


Greensboro, N.C. (July 26, 2017) - The public is invited to attend a free Health and Wellness Fair from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

The Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T is organizing the fair to encourage families to live an overall healthy lifestyle. The fair will be held at the university’s Alumni-Foundation Events Center, 200 N. Benbow Road.

Free health screenings will be available, as well as demonstrations that will include nutritional education and taste testing; other sessions will cover financial resources, mental health and physical education.

N.C. A&T’s Try Healthy program and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Recipe for Success program are sponsors. USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is providing financial support for the event.

For more information, contact Kelsey Merritt, N.C. A&T Try Healthy, at 336-285-4677 or kamerrit@ncat.edu, or Art Murphy, UNCG Recipe for Success, at 336-255-5512 or admurphy@uncg.edu.