Lone Star College-Montgomery will host its annual wellness expo next month, marking the 20th year of the event that features fitness demonstrations, free gifts from area health businesses, a job fair and golf tournament fundraiser.
The three-day wellness event called the “Healthier U” Expo, kicks off on April 5 at the Montgomery campus, 3232 College Park Drive. Activities on opening day will include a Healthier U Chili Cook-off, a “Lockup For Health” fundraiser where “detainees” must post bail by getting donations for their release, a silent auction and the job fair.
Events on April 6 include the wellness expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and community speaker Rachael Neihart discussing organ donation beginning at Noon. The Lockup For Health and silent auction will also continue on the 6.
The Maverick Open golf tournament will take place April 7 at the River Plantation Country Club with registration beginning at 7 a.m. and tournament start at 8:30 a.m. Registration includes a hamburger buffet lunch and award ceremony. Funds raised from the tournament help to provide scholarships for students.
For booth sponsorship or additional event information go to www.lonestar.edu/healthieru.