Health Fair April 2

More than 35 area health and wellness businesses and organizations will be in attendance at the 11th annual free Health Fair on Wednesday, April 2, at Blackhawk Technical College.

The event, open to the public, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the North Commons of the BTC Central Campus.

Businesses will provide a variety of health services, health information and door prizes. Services include blood pressure checks, spa services, gourmet health foods, naturopathic medicines, spinal screenings, grip strength testing and will also feature a sampling of our BTC programs as well.

Those who bring canned food donations for a local food pantry will be entered into a special drawing with prizes donated by the Milwaukee Grill and Janesville Performing Arts Center. Attendees who bring their own recycled bag will get an additional entry for a door prize.

The area businesses and organizations scheduled to attend are:

aGlo Spa & Salon; Agrace Hospice Care; Alzheimer's Support Center of Rock County; Badgerland Chiropractic; Basics Cooperative; Bellasazi Salon & Spa; Beloit Domestic Violence Survivor Center; Beloit Public Health Initiative; BioLife Plasma Services.

Community Action; CrossFit Pioneer; Dean Health System; Exchange Family Resource Center Network; Fair Oaks Rehabilitation & Health Care Center; First Choice Women’s Health Center; Fit Pro Services/Advocare; Healing Hands Therapeutic Massage.

Janesville Mobilizing 4 Change; Jazzercise (Janesville & Beloit); Karate America; Mary Kay Cosmetics; Mercy Health Systems; NAMI of Rock County; Rock County Health Department; SARP; Second Harvest Food Bank.

Shirley Hood Memorial Breast Cancer Relief Foundation; Tastefully Simple; Upper Iowa University-Blackhawk Center; Wrightway Farms; YMCA of Northern Rock County; and Yoga Plus.

Further information can be obtained by e-mailing healthmds@blackhawk.edu. A poster of the event is viewable on BTC’s website at www.blackhawk.edu.