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Healthier Living Guidance at Bridgeport Resource Fair

The WorkPlace’s Health Career Academy is hosting a community health fair on October 29 from 11am-3pm at Cesar Batalla School in Bridgeport. Join the 2016 Healthier You Resource Fair to learn more about living well with health screenings, wellness programs, food and nutrition information, fitness tips, health providers, children’s activities and more.

Admission is free to the fair. Additionally, there is no charge for companies or organizations offering healthcare, wellness or nutrition information to participate as vendors in this community event, which is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.

The WorkPlace, Southwestern Connecticut’s workforce development board, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that helps unemployed people return to work and implements programs to strengthen the workforce for employers. One of its most successful programs has been the Health Career Academy (Workplace.org/Health-Career-Academy), which provides no-cost training to help low income and long-term unemployed individuals obtain a career in the health care field.

For more information or to become a vendor, visit Workplace.org, email SLewis@Workplace.org or call 203-610-8496. Location: Cesar Batalla School, 606 Howard Ave, Bridgeport.

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