Left Heather Reid Irene Heaven Bonnie Roe and Jeanette Angus help make hot sauce for the Heat Bank using the Abbey Gardens kitchen. /Photo courtesy of Tina Jackson

Volunteer and Wellness Fair this weekend

Published Oct.17 2017

To the Editor

Mark October 21 on your calendar! The 2017 Volunteer and Family Wellness Fair taking place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Haliburton high school gym  promises to be the best yet. The over 30 registered community groups and organizations will welcome fair goers to their interactive and engaging displays and will invite them to learn about the many wonderful opportunities for getting involved in our dynamic county. Added to this will be wellness booths which include opportunities for vision and hearing screening for children; information about topics such as diabetes; Parkinson’s; art therapy and the many activities of the Haliburton Highlands Health Services.

The 2017 Volunteer and Family Wellness Fair is an all ages event and with welcome bags and door prizes for both adults and kids; with face-painting and fun free fitness/dance classes. At 10:30 am join Maria and her Tai Chi group. At 11 a.m. Megan will lead you in a POUND Rockout workout. At 11:30 a.m. it’s yoga with Lynda and at noon join Chalene for line dancing! And there’s more: new this year is the Harvest Coffee Shop where you can join friends for hot and cold drinks and delicious treats.

The 2017 Volunteer and Family Wellness Fair on Oct. 21 is brought to you by Haliburton Highlands Health Services The Municipality of Dysart et al The Haliburton and District Lions Club and 100.9 Canoe FM.
It is sure to be a fun happening community event that you don’t want to miss. See you there!

Submitted by Gail Stelter