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Moore and Gomes Announce Citywide Community Health and Wellness Fair for Bridgeport Residents

State Senators Marilyn Moore (D-Bridgeport) and Ed Gomes (D-Bridgeport) are pleased to announce that they will be hosting a Bridgeport community health and wellness fair on Monday, October 19th at Housatonic Community College from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

“This health and wellness fair is designed for individuals who desire a better quality of life for themselves and their loved ones,” said Sen. Moore. “We often hear about how important living a healthy lifestyle is for longevity, so on October 19th members of the community will be able to talk with health professionals, vendors and community organizations that will provide vital information to help create a healthier Bridgeport community.”

“It’s important that residents are aware of the community health services available to them so that they can lead healthy lives,” said Sen. Gomes. “The wellness fair serves as a one-stop-shop with various health and wellness resources all under one roof.”

Residents of the Greater Bridgeport area are invited to come and observe healthy cooking demonstrations given by Bridgeport native Chef Lorri Wilson, have free health screenings by Optimus Healthcare, engage in wellness workshops and physical fitness exercises.

WHAT: A community health and wellness fair that will help to bridge the gap between communities and their access to city organizations and healthcare facilities which seek to promote healthy lifestyles

WHEN: Monday, October 19th, 2015; 12:00 PM-3:00PM

WHERE: Housatonic Community College’s Beacon Hall, 900 Lafayette Boulevard, Bridgeport

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