Heritage Valley Health System and the Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) will host the “What’s On Your Plate?” Healthy Foods and Wellness Expo at CCBC’s Monaca campus Saturday, March 10, 2018. This free event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the CCBC Dome.
The Health and Wellness Expo is free and open to the general population as a community outreach and education event. The Expo will include live cooking demonstrations, free health screenings, live fitness demonstrations, free food and product samples and also the chance to win door prizes.
“Heritage Valley is proud to sponsor this event that features a variety of our services as well as many other exhibitors providing health and wellness information for those in the communities we serve,” said Norm Mitry, president and CEO, Heritage Valley Health System. “This effort brings to life our mission to improve the health and well-being of all the people in the communities we serve.”
More than a dozen Heritage Valley Health System services will be featured at the event including the new da Vinci Xi Robotic Surgery System. Dr. Eric Boyle and Dr. Benedict Leung, Heritage Valley Medical Group Surgical Associates and Dr. Patricia Vigder and Dr. Sara Roper, Tri-State Obstetrics & Gynecology, will be presenting information on the use of the da Vinci Xi Robotic Surgery System for general and gynecological surgery.
Other Heritage Valley participants will be conducting presentations, offering free screenings and delivering health information on topics including nutrition, women’s health services, community health services, lab services, physical rehab, Ask A Doctor, ConvenientCare and more.
In addition to Heritage Valley Health System, more than 85 exhibitors will be at the Expo. Sharing information on health and wellness will be: Beaver Falls Coffee & Tea Company (Bike-Powered Smoothies), Beaver County Farmers Markets Inc., Beaver County YMCA, B Well Nation Fitness Center, Brenckle’s Organic Farm & Greenhouse, Brunton Dairy, Cherry Valley Organics, Conforti Family Farms, Health Hut Stores/Java Hut, Hello Hummus, Island Fresh Skincare, L.L. Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools, McConnells’ Farm & Market, McCormack Apiaries, Panera Bread, The Knee High Beekeepers – Hughes Apiary, The SweatBox, Two Rivers Olive Oil Company, Two Ugly Mugs Gourmet Salsa, Venture Outdoors, Weatherbury Farm and many, many more!
Special Guests include: Leslie Bonci, Registered Dietitian, Sports Dietitian & Owner of Active Eating Advice (Leslie also has a weekly segment on Pittsburgh Today Live); Chris Fennimore, Producer & Host of QED Cooks; Miriam Rubin, Tomatoes Cookbook Author; and the PA Grape Queen, Leanne Steger and PA Grape Princesses, Savannah Alfaro & Payton Hopkins.
“This is a great opportunity to make the community aware of the vast array of health care services that Heritage Valley offer and the importance of healthy eating and exercise on one’s health,” added Mr. Mitry.
For additional information, a complete list of exhibitors and event day information, please visit the expo website at www.heritagevalley.org/expo.
About Heritage Valley Health System
Heritage Valley Health System is a $480 million integrated delivery network providing comprehensive health care for residents of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler and Lawrence counties, in Pennsylvania; eastern Ohio; and the panhandle of West Virginia. In partnership with 3,500 employees and more than 480 physicians, Heritage Valley offers a broad range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services at its two hospitals, Heritage Valley Sewickley and Heritage Valley Beaver; in 60 physician offices; and 18 community satellite facilities. For more information about Heritage Valley Health System, please visit www.heritagevalley.org.