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

Join us on March 17, 2018 in Laurel!

Join us on Saturday, March 17 from 9 AM to 1 PM at Laurel High School for our 6th annual community health fair & local partner 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:

Eating Right Sponsors:


Active Living Sponsors:

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Location & Directions

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Laurel High School

1133 S. Central Avenue
Laurel, DE 19956

Events & Activities

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Schedule of Events:

  • 9:00 am – 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.
  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Autograph Session with Chris Thompson, Running Back for the Washington Redskins; and Bilal Nichols, University of Delaware football player and NFL prospect
    • 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. Thompson is on a tight schedule, so get in line early; he will not be able to give autographs after noon.

Scavenger Hunt Raffles:

This year’s health fair will feature two scavenger hunt raffles. Participants must be 18 years or older to enter into either raffle. Entry cards will be available at the registration stations and must be returned to registration before 1:00 PM. After submitting your card, you do not have to be present to win. Additional details below:

Signed Football Jersey: Kicker Justin Tucker

To enter to win this item, participants must pick up an entry card at registration, have their card stamped at least 7 vendors, and return completed card to registration before 1:00 PM.

Signed Football Jersey: Linebacker Ryan Kerrigan

To enter to win this item, participants must pick up an entry card at registration, have their card stamped at least 7 screenings, and return completed card to registration before 1:00 PM.

 

Other Fun Activities:

Vendors

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Free Screenings & Testing Offered to the Community

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Nanticoke Grants a Wish

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Nominations for this year’s Nanticoke Grants a Wish program meet & greet are now CLOSED! Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination!sp
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Photo Albums

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The Heart of Good Health 2013


The Heart of Good Health 2016


The Heart of Good Health 2017