Community Health Fair offers free information about health, nutrition

Community Health Fair offers free information about health, nutrition
March 17, 2010

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094

Benedictine University will present a Community Health and Nutrition Fair open to students, faculty and staff from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and to the public from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 1 on the second floor of the Krasa Student Center. The fair will feature informative booths, activities and displays about numerous health and nutrition topics including heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis and cancer prevention. The fair will also provide tips on fitness, label reading, antioxidants, dining out, nutrition for children and the food guide pyramid. All of the information booths and displays will be created by Benedictine students from the Nutrition, Nursing and Exercise Physiology programs. There will also be raffles held throughout the event and fun activities for children. The fair is free. For more information, contact Crystal Pace in the departments of Nutrition and Nursing and Health at (630) 829-1152.


Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.