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News Release
 
04/09/12

Health & Wellness Fair, Relay for Life event at Peru State Thursday, April 19

 

(Peru, Neb.) Peru State College’s (PSC) Wellness Coalition will host a public Health and Wellness Fair and Relay for Life event from 3-6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19 in the Al Wheeler Activity Center on campus.

The event is free and open to the public. A free will donation will be available with proceeds going toward PSC’s Relay for Life event.

More than 20 informational booths will be set up on topics like nutrition, childhood obesity, alcohol abuse, and area health and wellness resources. There will be a drawing for door prizes. A healthy evening meal and sample snacks will be available for all attendees.

Peggy Groff, event organizer, said, “We encourage members of our surrounding communities to come to the event to support the Relay’s walkers or to walk themselves in honor of someone who’s been affected by cancer.”

Co-sponsors include Creative Dining Services, Campus Activities Board, PEAKS Club, students from HPER 240 “Health and Society” and HPER 360 “Physiology of Exercise,” Nebraska Wellness Center, Auburn Wellness Center, Nemaha Against Drug and Alcohol Abuse (NADAA), and the Auburn Family Health Center.

For additional information, contact Groff at 402-872-2438 or pgroff@peru.edu.