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Participants sought for local health fair

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

MOUNT MORRIS – Vendors offering information and services for senior citizens are wanted for the 11th annual Health Spotlight Fair, from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 11.

The fair will be at the Mount Morris Senior Citizens Center, 9 E. Front St. Nutrition, fitness, and home health care are among potential topics for vendors. The cost is $35 for a table, snacks, and a lunch served in the center’s Dr. H.J. Stengel Coffee Shop.

Table coverings will be provided unless vendors want to bring their own. Those needing gas or electricity are asked to contact the center in advance. Vendors also can bring a giveaway item for a door prize for attendees. The deadline is Oct. 9; to reserve a space, call Brenda Hayen at 815-734-6335 or 815-499-6732.

The Ogle County Health Department will provide flu and pneumonia shots for adults at the fair. Flu shots will be $25, and pneumonia shots $75. Medicare A and B will cover costs. Call 815-732-7330 for more information.

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