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Fourth annual healthy fare to focus on wellness

SPOKANE —Students in WSU’s Exercise Physiology and Metabolism (ExMet) program in partnership with the Riverpoint Campus Wellness Collaborative will host the 4th Annual Healthy Fare from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9, in the atrium of the Academic Center at 600 N Riverpoint Blvd.

Participants will have the opportunity to explore a variety of healthy activities including health screenings. ExMet and Nursing students will be offering a limited number of free cholesterol and blood glucose screenings on a first-come-first-served basis. In addition the students will also be offering the following health screenings free of charge: blood pressure, body mass index, waist circumference, body composition/body fat analysis and the Rockport One Mile Fitness Test.

This annual event is free and open to the public. It is designed to educate and involve the campus and surrounding community in exploring healthy lifestyle choices and features local vendors who represent recreational activities, healthy living, nutrition, health care organizations, fitness and more.

Event parking is available at the meters in the green parking lots, in the Pay and Display lot located south of Spokane Falls Boulevard to the west of the South Campus Facility, or by purchasing a permit through Parking Operations in the South Campus Facility behind the Bookie at 412 E. Spokane Falls Blvd.

A map of campus can be viewed or printed at: http://www.spokane.wsu.edu/campusresources/Facilities/documents/Campus_Map_08.pdf.

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