The City of Inglewood, local health care service providers, educators, environmentalists and volunteers are gearing up for Inglewood's Health and Wellness, College and Career, and Earth Day Expo taking place on Saturday, April 22, 2006, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Rogers Park, 400 West Beach Avenue. Themed “Healthy Life, Health Living,” the event is designed to encourage healthy lifestyles and bring awareness to issues that impact quality of life, including physical health, education and environmental health. The day’s activities will feature three great events at one location.
Health and Wellness
Free health care information and services will be available to residents, families and friends ages 2 and up. Local health care providers and educators, will provide a variety of health screenings, including FREE immunizations, dental, nutrition, vision, cardiology, cancer, blood pressure, weight and stroke screenings.
In addition to the various health screenings, over 60 exhibitors will be on hand to provide extensive health care and health related information and services. Information will be available in both English and Spanish.
College and Career
Families with children are encouraged to participate in the college and career component. Participants will get information about scholarships and financial aid, talk to representatives from various colleges and universities, and meet with employers to learn about the earning potential of various careers. Parents will gain invaluable insight on how to create a college-bound culture in their home.
Complimenting the day’s activities will be a celebration of the 36th anniversary of Earth Day. Inglewood’s Earth Day celebration will provide a wide-range of environmental information. The celebration will feature exhibits highlighting various environmental issues including:
- The City of Inglewood and Waste Management’s new residential recycling and “greenwaste” program.
- Used Motor Oil and Household Hazardous Waste collection and disposal.
- Electronic Waste (E-Waste) collection program.
- Hybrid and environmentally friendly vehicle displays.
- Local environmental groups.
Mark your calendar and plan to join us for three exciting events in one location. Admission to all areas of the fair is free! Some health screenings and services may require a nominal fee. For more information contact the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department - Cultural Office at (310) 412-8700. This event is co-produced by Inglewood’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services and Public Works Departments.