Fall Community Health & Education Fair - October 23, 2018

Courtesy of The 411 News

Featuring music and Channel 7 Chicago’s Val Warner will emcee

Methodist Hospitals and the Association of Black Cardiologists, under its signature community-based program Spirit of the Heart, will host a Free Fall Community Health Fair in partnership with other local and national sponsors.

This event will offer lab tests for Glucose, HDL, LDL, Cholesterol and PSA for men. Free flu shots, HIV testing and heart and stroke risk assessments will also be offered. Health education will include CPR and Stop the Bleed demonstrations, Ask a Pharmacist, Breast Care information, Diabetes education and more.

Local musical talent will be featured, and Val Warner from ABC7 Chicago News “Windy City Live” will emcee this event. This event is open to the general public

The health fair will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon at St. Timothy Community Church, 1600 W. 25th. Avenue in Gary.

The event will feature activities for kids and all attendees will be entered into raffles that will include tickets to West Side Theatre Guild Production featuring gospel artist, Marvin Sapp & Val Warner of ABC7 Windy City Live.

Raffle winners for West Side Theatre Guild Production will not need to be present to win. Registration is recommended by calling 1-800-909- DOCS (3627).

The mission of the Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc. (ABC) is to champion the elimination of cardiovascular disease (CVD) disparities through education, research and advocacy

The Spirit of the Heart, a 10-year signature community-based program of the ABC, is designed to help Community leaders, consumers, and others understand the disparities of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and knowledge that heart disease is preventable with adequate access to care and heart healthy practices that are essential for optimal living.