Anoka Tech hosts health, wellness fair

Anoka Technical College is offering a free health and wellness fair Wednesday, Sept. 12, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., in the Student Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Along with activities and prizes, representatives from the following organizations will be available to provide resources and health screenings, such as blood pressure checks and massage:

• American Lung Association

• Anoka County Community Health Department

• ATC Medical Assisting

• Bank of the West

• Bikram Yoga Minneapolis

• Grass Roots Co-op

• Lee Carlson Center for Mental Health and Well-Being

• Vocational Rehabilitation Services

• Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Services

According to Elena Favela, event organizer and counselor in the college’s Department of Counseling and Student Life, the fair is intended to provide attendees with opportunities to interact with community organizations and learn about the importance of making sound decisions about healthy living.

“Making healthy choices on a daily basis can be difficult, especially as we try to balance so many aspects of our lives, like work, family, and school,” Favela said.

“The goal of this event is to share information about what is available here in the Anoka community, so students are empowered to make choices that will improve their well being.”

For more information about the fair, contact Favela at EFavela@anokatech.edu or 763-576-4795.

For information about other public events at Anoka Technical College, visit AnokaTech.edu.

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