Lions Health and Wellness Fair is set for Saturday, March 25

2016 Lions Health Fair at Festival Village.

PHILIPSBURG–It is time for the ninth annual Lion Rudy Hoeve Health and Wellness Fair at the Festival Village in Philipsburg scheduled for 9:00am to 4:00pm Saturday, March 25, with a variety of stakeholders available for the public to receive free testing, follow lectures and receive important information about their health and wellness.

  The public will be able to get a variety of free tests and valuable information from the  AIDS Foundation, Windward Islands Emergency Medical Services (WIEMS), Positive Foundation, Sickle Cell Foundation, Alpha Health Care, Enable Holistic Occupational Therapy, Parkinson Foundation, Diabetes Foundation, Nature’s Discount, YHC Health Department, Vital Health, Mental Health Foundation, Physiotherapists, Alzheimer’s Foundation, Henderson Insurance, ENNIA, Martijn Trading, St. Maarten Medical Center, Social and Health Insurance SZV, Kidney Foundation, Bio Magnetism and I&I Fitness, among others.

  A number of lectures will be given by medical professionals in their respective fields. Dr. Emiko Bird-Lake will speak about hypertension and stroke, while SZV will discuss rights and obligations of SZV insured and requirements and procedures for medical reimbursements. Additional information on other lectures will be released in the media next week before the Fair.

  Healthy food and drinks will be on sale and a children’s corner will be set up for parents wishing to bring their children along. According to St. Maarten Lions Club President Lion Davey Woods, “The event is a family affair, as health and wellness awareness is for the young and old alike and is one of primary focus points for the St. Maarten Lions Club’s yearly community projects.”

  Members of the public are urged to take advantage of this large gathering of stakeholders and the free testing and information sessions at the Fair.

  Persons, companies or foundations that still would like to take part in Lion Rudy Hoeve Health and Wellness Fair 2017 can contact Lion Jennifer Johnson at 522-6308 or Lion Wally Havertong at 520-3358 by this Friday, March 17, by the end of business day.

Source: The Daily Herald