LSC-Montgomery’s “Healthier U” Event for Community, Students is April 10-14

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 wellness expo and job fair, is set to take place April 10-14.

The proceeds raised from the weeklong event provide scholarships for students in health-related and other academic programs at LSC-Montgomery. All events are open to the community, and no registration is required (except for the golf tournament).

Here’s the line-up of events:

Tuesday, April 10
Crock Pot Cook-off & Sweets Bake-off
Sampler Sale: $3 per person, includes food, drinks, and dessert
All sale proceeds go toward student scholarships.
11 a.m.-1 p.m. (Health Science Center, Bldg. B)

Multimedia Sale
Peruse a variety of gently used books, games, movies, and more priced from $.50-$5.00. All sale proceeds go toward student scholarships.
10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Health Science Center, Bldg. B)

Silent Auction
Bid on items from a variety of local merchants, restaurants, and organizations.
All sale proceeds go toward student scholarships.
10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Health Science Center, Bldg. B)


Wednesday, April 11
Blood Drive
To schedule an appointment, contact Suzie Solomon at (936) 273-7494
9 a.m.-3 p.m. (Health Science Center, Bldg. B)

 
Thursday, April 12
Wellness Expo & Job Fair
There will be demonstrations, exhibits, products, and presentations from a variety of vendors. Plus, several businesses will seek candidates, so bring your resume and be ready for informal interviews. There is no cost to attend.
10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Health Science Center, Bldg. B)

Awards Ceremony
The scholarship recipients for 2011, as well as upper-level and long-running sponsors will be recognized.
12 p.m. (Health Science Center, Bldg. B)            

Multimedia Sale continues
10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Health Science Center, Bldg. B)

Silent Auction continues
10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Health Science Center, Bldg. B)


Friday, April 13
Maverick Open Golf Tournament
Advanced registration is required.
River Plantation Country Club


Saturday, April 14
5K Fun Run and 1-Mile Walk
Registration is at 8 a.m.; Race starts at 9 a.m. (5th Floor of Campus Parking Garage)
There is no cost, but donations for student scholarships are accepted. Jogging strollers and leashed dogs are welcome.

Among the more than 30 sponsors for the event is HCN/The Courier/The Villager serving at the Platinum ($1,500) level.

The silver-level ($500) sponsors are Architectural Floors/The Mohawk Group; Letsos Company; Life Fitness; LSC-Montgomery Office of the President; Luby’s Culinary Services; Nexus Health Systems; Pathfinder Pediatric Home Care, Inc.; Sadler Clinic; Sam Houston State University; Shimadzu Medical Systems; Signs By Tomorrow; and WFF Facility Services.

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 75,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball, and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.