Eastern’s Annual Health and Wellness Expo on Oct. 18

Written by Michael Rouleau

Health Expo-Bella the Pug (002)Willimantic, CT — More than 50 health-related vendors will be at Eastern Connecticut State University on Oct. 18 for the 24th Annual Health and Wellness Benefits Expo. The expo goes from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Betty R. Tipton Room of the Student Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Festivities will include free chair massages, samples of healthy snacks, HIV testing, blood pressure screenings, a therapy dog named Bella, advice for retirement and stress reduction, and much more. Vendors include local favorites like the Willimantic Food Co-Op and Mansfield Naturopath, as well as local hospitals, financial and insurance companies, and more.

For more information contact Jane Neu, associate director of Student Health Services, at (860) 465-5263 or neuj@easternct.edu, or La Shawn McBride, manager of Human Resources at (860) 465-5220 or mcbridel@easternct.edu.