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Citadel News Service
19 Jan 2011

Charleston community invited to Citadel health and wellness fair

This year, The Citadel is inviting the Charleston community to its annual Health and Wellness Fair.

More than 20 area organizations with expertise in health and wellness will be on the campus from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 26th and 27th in Buyer Auditorium in Mark Clark Hall. In the past, the fair has been attended primarily by Citadel faculty and staff. However this year, The Citadel wants area residents to know the annual informational fair is open to them.

“The wellness fair is a great event to help promote healthy living for employees, students, visitors to our campus and for residents throughout our community,” said Lydia Diaz, training manager in The Citadel Human Resources Department. “Businesses and community organizations have been invited to encourage, educate and share their health and wellness expertise.”

Visitors to the health and wellness fair can receive free glucose and blood pressure checks along with information and advice on everything from weight loss and fitness to medical and home health care and aging.

Participating groups include Prevention Partners, Rite-Aid, East Cooper Medical Center, Sports Authority, Weight Watchers, Palmetto Primary Care Physicians, Any Time Fitness, Increasing HOPE Financial Literacy Center, Seeking Indigo Boutique, MedCare Xpress, personal coach/speaker and author Rebel Belle, Metabolic Medical Centers, Dr. Elyse Waple, insurance advisor Kyle Via, Smileology Dental, Avon, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Dermatology Centers of Charleston, Melaleuca: The Wellness Co., Blanche Designs, ALLCARE Living Services, CMK Home Care, ARDYSS Health Distributors and the Lowcountry Office on Aging.

For more information, email Lydia Diaz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call her at 843-953-6709.

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