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The Heart of Good Health: A Healthy Community Event & Business Expo

Join us on March 19, 2016 in Laurel!

Join us on Saturday, March 19th from 9 AM to 1 PM at Laurel High School (click for Google Maps & directions) for our 4th annual community health fair & business expo, The Heart of Good Health. This event is free and open to everyone, so bring your family, friends, and neighbors!

Nanticoke is pleased to host this community health event for all ages. Health education, health professionals, screenings, healthy living demonstrations, and many activities for the whole family will be available throughout the day. For more information, call 302-629-6611, ext. 8948.

Thank you to the Laurel School District and the Laurel and Western Sussex communities for your continued support of this great event. Last year’s event was a huge success!

THANK YOU to our sponsors:


Fabulously Fit Sponsors:

Medical Staff - NHS Color


Eating Right Sponsors:



Active Living Sponsor:



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Below are the events scheduled so far. Be sure to check back often for updates!

  • 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM ~ Vendor tables & health screenings open
    • Health Screenings are free to the public. (Pre-registration is not required.)
    • Vendors include representatives from many areas of Nanticoke along with other area non-profit organizations, state health resource vendors, local businesses, and many for-profit organizations providing services related to a healthy lifestyle.
    • Raffles – We will have 2 raffles for signed & framed NFL jerseys at our health fair!
      • Joe Flacco Jersey – PARTICIPANTS MUST BE 18 YEARS OR OLDER. To enter to win this jersey, participants must pick up an entry card at registration, have their card stamped at least 7 screenings, and return card to registration before 1:00 PM.
      • Kirk Cousins Jersey - To enter to win this jersey, participants must pick up an entry card at registration, have their card stamped by at least 7 vendors, and return card to registration before 1:00 PM.
    • Door Prize - Participants who fill out a Community Health Needs Assessment & door prize card at one of our registration desks will be entered for a chance to win a $50 Walmart gift card!
  • 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM ~ Free Cholesterol & A1C/Glucose Screening
    • 12-hour fasting is required.
    • Pre-registration is NOT required.
    • $10 donation appreciated, but NOT required.
  • 9:30 AM ~ Dance Demonstration by Divine Illuzions, Laurel High School’s Dance Team
  • 10:00 AM ~ Kickboxing Demonstration by Toni Hall of Body & Soul Fitness & Spa
  • Around 10:00 AM ~ LifeNet Helicopter Tour – Get a close-up look at a LifeNet Medical Transport Helicopter! LifeNet provides on-scene emergency air transportation  Location: Outside (weather and other factors permitting)
  • Justin Tucker, Kicker for the Baltimore Ravens10:00 AM to 11:45 AM ~ Justin Tucker, Kicker for the Baltimore Ravens 

    • Autographs are free to the community.
    • Please bring your own item to be autographed; items will NOT be on sale at the event.
    • One autograph per person please; you are welcome to return to the end of the line for a chance to receive a second autograph.
    • Mr. Tucker is on a tight schedule so get in line early; he will not be able to give autographs after 11:45 AM.
  • 10:30 AM ~ PiYo Demonstration by Molly Urban of Urban Fit
  • 11:00 AM ~ Hip Hop Demonstration by Zoe Laws of Body & Soul Fitness & Spa
  • 11:00 AM ~ Weight Loss Seminar by Dr. Palavecino of Nanticoke Weight Loss & General Surgery
  • 12:00 PM ~ Dance Demonstration by “Feet of Fire” Dance Academy


For additional information, call us at 302-629-6611 x8948.


Free Screenings & Testing Offered to the Community

  • A1C/Glucose Screening (12-hour fasting)
  • Balance Testing
  • Blood Pressure
  • Bone Density Screening
  • Cholesterol (12-hour fasting)
  • Glaucoma Screening
  • Grip Strength
  • Hearing Screening
  • Pediatric Blood Pressure
  • Pediatric Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Sit to Stand Test
  • Skin Damage Analysis
  • Vision Screening

And more!



The Heart of Good Health 2013