Health and Nutrition Fair To Be Held Next Thursday

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August 26, 2009 –


MAYETTA: A 5K walk/run, a commodity food cook off and a Farmer’s Market are all a part of a Health Nutrition Fair scheduled for next Thursday, September 3 at the Bingo Hall.  The event is being sponsored by the Potawatomi Food Distribution program.


Other activities on tap will include a blood drive, health-related booths and displays, and two motivational presentations given by internationally known storyteller and success coach D.J.Vanas.


Activities begin at 8 a.m. with the 5K Walk/Run at Prairie Peoples Park that is being organized by Jackie Cummings who can be reached at 785.966.2756.  At 9 a.m. events get underway at the Bingo Hall that will run throughout the day.


The blood drive will be conducted by the Community Blood Center that plans to bring its ‘Blood Vessel,’ an educational exhibit, that will be located in the Bingo Hall parking lot from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  A Farmer’s Market will also be available near there.


The Potawatomi Food Distribution Program is headquartered at 15189  K Road and is administered by Tracy Rogers and Angie Hester.  For more information about the fair or to sign up to give blood contact Tracy or Angie at 785.966.2718.