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Wellness Fair

Wellness Fair 2016Thursday, April 6, 2017
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Flanagan Campus, Lincoln, and Newport County Campus, Newport

Members of the public are invited to learn more about the issues affecting their health at the 11th annual Community College of Rhode Island Wellness Fair. Admission and provided services are free.

Flanagan Campus, Lincoln

More than 30 displays in the cafeteria will offer information and demonstrations on issues ranging from cancer prevention to fitness and nutrition so participants can gather resources to improve their overall health and well-being.

A diverse range of organizations will be present, including AIDS Care Ocean State, RI Vegan Awareness and representatives from various financial companies. The URI Master Gardeners will offer free packets of seeds and several CCRI departments and programs also will be represented.

CharterCARE Health Partners will offer blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol screenings. UnitedHealthcare will offer derma scans and BMI tests, and students in the college’s Therapeutic Massage program will provide chair massage treatments to attendees free of charge.

Newport County Campus

Learn more about ways you can improve your physical, emotional and financial health with vendors from the Newport community in CCRI's Newport County Campus atrium. There will also be a yoga/meditation program in the auditorium at noon. 

Participating vendors:

  • Rehabilitative Health Department
  • Serve RI
  • American Diabetes Association
  • Community Health Strategies
  • MLK Community Center
  • Essential Oils
  • Women’s Resource Center
  • Embrace Home Loans
  • CurrentCare for Me
  • Pulse Newport
  • Aspire Dermatology
  • Acupuncture & Herbal Answers
  • Newport Physical Therapy
  • YMCA
  • Aids Care Ocean State
  • RI Cares

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Last Updated: 4/5/17