Health and Wellness Expo slated for Oct. 22 at EHS
October 11, 2011 · 3:05 PM
The 20th annual Plateau Health and Wellness Expo will be under way from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Enumclaw High School commons and gymnasium.
Formerly known as the Senior Expo, the event is now an all-age event with fun and educational offerings for everyone.
For adults, free health screenings for blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, osteoporosis and heal scans are just a few of the items that will be provided by the staff from Enumclaw Medical Center. Other services will include cardiac risk assessment, flu shots (limited supply), emergency preparedness kits, massage and reflexology demonstrations, financial health resources, estate planning, senior resources and more.
Highlights for the main stage include Enumclaw’s own Original Recipe band, square dancers, health awareness presentations and the Enumclaw Fire Department talking about smoke alarm safety.
For children, events will occupy the gymnasium including a stage featuring the Reptile Man and children’s singer, author and poet Eric Ode. Other children’s activities will include a bicycle rodeo (children should bring their own bikes and helmets), bike and car seat safety, games, a bounce house sponsored by Peak Gymnastics, free crafts with the Enumclaw Parks and Recreation Department, plus many other vendors featuring ways to keep kids active and healthy.
Soup and sandwiches prepared by St. Elizabeth’s Cornerstone Café will be available for purchase.
For information, visit www.enumclawrhf.org or call 360-802-3206.
This event is co-sponsored by Enumclaw Regional Healthcare Foundation and Franciscan Health System’s St. Elizabeth Hospital. Other local sponsors include High Point Village, Expressions at Enumclaw, Heritage House, Pinnacle Physical Therapy and Active Life Chiropractic.