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Resolution fair starts people off in the right direction

Published: Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
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Music, art, a blood drive, and information from vendors were part of the New Year Resolution Support Fair Jan. 4 at Traditional Wellness Center in Dixon. Photos by Stevie Clark.
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Among the musicians performing at the fair were (front row, from left) Kathy Cecchetti and Matthew Kinnaman; and (back row) Nathan Green and Matthew Francis Smith.

DIXON – The first New Year Resolution Support Fair was Jan. 4 at Traditional Wellness Center.

Artists, service providers, and vendors provided works, information, and door and raffle prizes. Participants shared their New Year resolutions by writing them on the wall for public display.

American Red Cross staff members were looking to fill a quota of 13 pints of blood that day. They collected 12.

The TWC Day of Music and TWC Visual Art Exhibition, January 2014 added to the event. Artwork from the exhibition will hang until the end of January at the center, 216 W. First St.

Participating vendors and agencies were Traditional Wellness Center & Gingko Tree Café, Keith McBride Genesis Pure IBO, R & R Massage Solutions, Ameriprise Financial, Piller Chiropractic & Weight Loss Center, Carlson Acupuncture and Chiropractic Clinic, Still Life, KSB Community Wellness, motivational speaker and life coach Genesis Hey, Liberty Court Assisted Living Facility, Health & Nutrition Plus, Woodlawn Arts Academy, American Red Cross Disaster Relief, Mary Kay, Sinnissippi Centers, Alcoholics Anonymous, and It Works.

Musicians who performed included AnnaMary Petry, Olivia Petry, Micah “redstar,” Matthew Kinnaman, Matthew Francis Smith, Nathan Green, Kathy Cecchetti, Steve Catron, and Mackenzie Comer. Visual artwork was by McBride, T.L. Doty, Micah “redstar,” Judy Dixon, E. Jayne DeMarco, Mercedez L. Lowery, Camilo Quintana, Rick Munson, M.C. Garner, and Erin Clark.

The fair was sponsored by People United Reaching Everyone Agenda.

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