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Passport to Health & Wellness Expo Features New England’s Holistic Community

The Passport to Health & Wellness Expo will be held October 16, from 10am to 4pm, at The Bristol DoubleTree by Hilton. The call for exhibitors has begun and applications are taken online at

The Benefit Holistic Expo, presented by the Holistic Community Professionals, will feature speakers on the half-hour and a Keynote Speaker at 1pm. Enjoy more than 75 vendors and readers, free raffles all day and a grand prize of a Hilton overnight stay with breakfast for two, as well as a free sound and drum healing with Fred Maerkle as a closing ceremony on the patio.

Sound Healer Maerkle has his own holistic healing practice, Zentastic Wellness in Plainfield, CT, and is a Usui Holy Fire II Reiki Master, Kundalini Reiki Master, Certified Biofield Tuning practitioner, Certified VFRT therapist and Tibetan Singing Bowl Master Healer. He also performs group sound mediations and healings in the tristate area, and has a great love for vibrational sound healing.

Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with vendors and exhibitors as they learn about available resources to help promote healthy living and overall well-being. Visitors will have the chance to gain inspiration by visiting the booths and participating in the scheduled events.

The Passport to Health & Wellness Expo is a free event, and any door proceeds will be donated to the CT Children’s Medical Center ( and Hartford Hospitals Integrative Medicine Debbie Bator Memorial Fund. All funds will be used directly for patient care and will be matched to the maximum allowed by the grants for each organization.

Natural Awakenings is proud to be a member of The Holistic Community Professionals and a sponsor of the expo. Interested vendors can apply online at

For more information, call Shirley Bloethe at 860-989-0033, email [email protected] or visit Location: The Bristol DoubleTree by Hilton, 42 Century Dr, Bristol. See ad, page 19.

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