“Healthier U” Offers Three Days of Events for Students, Community Members

Published on: April 01, 2010

Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Annual Wellness Expo & Job Fair is April 7-9

Lace up your sneakers and stretch out your legs for an event that’s sure to get your heart pumping! Healthier U, Lone Star College-Montgomery’s annual communitywide wellness expo and job fair, is set to take place April 7-9.
 
Healthier U event activities include educational and interactive booths, a heart-healthy cook-off and sweets bake-off, a multimedia sale, a silent auction and more. And this year, for the first time, Healthier U will also include a golf tournament, held at River Plantation Country Club.
 
Proceeds from the event go toward providing scholarships for students in health-related and other academic programs at LSC-Montgomery.
 
Here’s the line-up of events:
 
Wednesday, April 7
Presentation: Chiropractic & Wellness Lifestyle by Christopher Boss, D.C.
10-11 a.m. (Bldg. B, Room 102)
 
Multimedia Sale
Selling new or gently used books, games, and movies priced from $.50-$5.00
10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Bldg. A, Gazebo)
 
Silent Auction
Bid on items from a variety of local merchants, restaurants, and organizations
10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Bldg. A, Room 102)
 
Chili & Crock Pot Cook-off & Sweets Bake-off
Sampler Sale: $3 per person, includes food, drinks, and dessert
11 a.m.-1 p.m. (Bldg. A, Commons)
 
Thursday, April 8
Wellness Expo & Job Fair
Demonstrations & Exhibits; Informal Interviews—bring your resume
10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Bldg. A, Commons)
 
Awards Ceremony
Recognizing scholarship recipients for 2009 and Platinum and Gold-level sponsors.
12 p.m. (Bldg. A, Commons)            

Multimedia Sale continues
10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Bldg. A, Gazebo)
 
Silent Auction continues
10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Bldg. A, Room 102)
 
Friday, April 9
Inaugural Golf Tournament
9 a.m. (registration is at 8 a.m.)
River Plantation Country Club
*Last Day for Registration is March 31

All events are open to the community, and no registration (except for the golf tournament) is required.
 
For more information about Healthier U, visit www.LoneStar.edu/HealthierU.
 
LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call (936) 273-7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.
 
With more than 62,000 students in credit classes in spring 2010, Lone Star College System is the second largest and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas and the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area. LSCS consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Park, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.