North Santa Rosa

Family Expo

19 th Annual Baptist Health Care’s Family Expo 
Fun for All Ages

PENSACOLA, Fla. (Aug. 31, 2011) ¨C Building stronger families for a healthier community is the theme for the 19 th Annual Baptist Health Care’s Family Expo. The premier health and wellness event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds. 

The Family Expo is a convenient, one-stop event for health education and screenings for adults and children in a fun atmosphere. 
Health screenings for adults include:
¡¤         Heart risk assessment 
¡¤         Blood glucose test 
¡¤         Stroke risk assessment 
¡¤         Blood pressure check 
¡¤         Non-fasting total cholesterol 
¡¤         Body composition analysis 
¡¤         Osteoporosis heel scan 
¡¤         Speech screenings for children ages 3 to 6 years 

Take in the fun activities for all ages:
¡¤         See “SpongeBob” and “Dora” from Characters on the Go   
¡¤         Tour a fire truck 
¡¤         Tour the Baptist LifeFlight helicopter 
¡¤         Enjoy baton twirling and fire batons from the Escambia/Santa Rosa twirlers 
¡¤         Visit with the Baptist Health Care mascot “TraumaRoo” 
¡¤         See the Flip Factory gymnastics team 
¡¤         Donate blood at the American Red Cross blood mobile 
¡¤         Ride the Naval Aviation Museum cockpit 
¡¤         For the kids:  Balloon art, face painting, tattoos, and golf activities with the Escambia Physical Education Association. 
¡¤         Participate in the Soft Rock 94.1 coloring contest for kids 

Plus, visit the many exhibitors show casing family oriented products and services: 
¡¤         1st Choice Home Improvements 
¡¤         A Quantum Leap Educational Services 
¡¤         Advanced Diabetic Solutions 
¡¤         Always Balloons 
¡¤         America¡¯s Mortgage Experts 
¡¤         American Red Cross 
¡¤         Ballinger Publishing 
¡¤         Better Business Bureau 
¡¤         Characters on the Go 
¡¤         Comfort Keepers 
¡¤         Escambia Community Clinics, Inc. 
¡¤         Escambia County Healthy Start Coalition 
¡¤         Escambia County Pharmacy Association 
¡¤         Folkers Window Company 
¡¤         Humana
¡¤         Jody Braxton, Balloon Art 
¡¤         La Costa Latina, Latina Media 
¡¤         Majors Home Improvement 
¡¤         Mary Kay 
¡¤         National MS Society – North FLA Chapter 
¡¤         National Aviation Museum Foundation 
¡¤         Pensacola Blue Wahoos 
¡¤         Pensacola Macaroni Kid 
¡¤         Pensacola News Journal 
¡¤         Scensty Wickless Candles 
¡¤         Sight and Sun EyeWorks 
¡¤         Soft Rock 94.1 
¡¤         The Pampered Chef 
¡¤         Uncle Bob’s Self Storage 
¡¤         Unity Cerebral Palsy/Capstone Academy 
¡¤         WEAR/ABC

Admission is free, but join us in our pajama drive ¡°Tucking Kids in Safe and Sound¡± and bring new pajamas to Family Expo for the to help support local children in foster care.  All size pajamas are needed – from newborns to 18 years old. 

Thanks to this year¡¯s sponsors for their dedication to building a healthier community, Cox Communications, WEAR, MediaCom/OnMedia, Soft Rock 94.1/WXBM 102.7, Pensacola News Journal and Ballinger Publishing. 

For more information on Family Expo or participate as a vendor, call Baptist Health Care 850.469.2305 or 

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