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Community

Wellness and Resource Fair events planned

OREGON – The Ogle County Services Network will have its annual Wellness and Resource Fair for adults from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 25.

The fair will be at Rock River Center, 810 S. 10th St. Flu and pneumonia vaccines will be available from the Ogle County Health Department.

The schedule of the free event is:

n 8:30-10:30 a.m. – Medicine disposal by the Oregon Police Department. Individuals must bring all pills in a sealed plastic bag for drop off.

Educational workshops:

n 8:30 a.m. – Shingles with Dr. Thomas Michelson.

n 9 a.m. – Vital Signs: Know Your Numbers with Marilyn Csernus, University of Illinois Extension nutrition and wellness educator.

n 10 a.m. – Illinois Health Insurance Marketplace with Ogle County Health Department.

n 1 p.m. – Estate Planning with attorney Dave Smith.

A number of screenings are planned: vision by Lions Club; spinal by Dr. Tracy Woods, Aspiring Health Chiropractic Clinic; blood pressure and glucose by Rochelle Community Hospital; and bone density by OSF Women’s Center.

A cooking demonstration will take place at 11:30 a.m. with Marilyn Csernus and Natalie Rodakowski, University of Illinois Extensions nutrition and wellness educators.

Other offerings are: massages by Tonya LaPage; hand and lip pampering by Mary Kay representative Jamie Revelle; and mini-manicures and hand massages by Educators of Beauty, College of Cosmetology.

In addition to the free events, there will be exhibitor booths to visit. Participants also can register to win one of several gift cards for gas, groceries or other items.

For more information, call the U of I Extension at 815-732-2191; visit web.extension.illinois.edu/bdo or call the Rock River Center at 815-732-3252.

Exhibitor registrations are being accepted. If interested, contact Lisa Valle at the U of I Extension at lkvalle@illinois.edu or 815/732-2191.

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