Haywood Community College

NEWS RELEASE

Contacts: Debra M. Davis, Diana S. Conard



185 Freedlander Drive



Clyde, NC 28721



828-627-4521 Fax: 828-627-4513

Date: 11-17-05

For immediate release.

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RECENT HCC HEALTH FAIR A SUCCESS

Over 500 people attended the Haywood Community College Health Fair, "Power Through Prevention: Eat Well, Move Well, Live Well," held by the HCC 2006 nursing class. Shown in photo (left), Christi Crawford, HCC nursing student, did free blood sugar testing at the recent HCC Health Fair. She is doing a test for Blake Rogers, HCC Division Chair of Nursing and Health Professions. Thanks to all donors of the event. Door prizes were given away every 15 minutes. Healthy food was served with oatmeal for breakfast and chili for lunch. Over 30 booths and services were featured. Stacey Cole coordinated the Hispanic outreach effort. Melissa Bartlett and Audrey Davis were in charge of publicity. The Health Fair was coordinated by Kalyn Matthews.

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