[News Release] Catch the Wellness Wave Scheduled For Sept. 10 With vFairs As Event Technology Partner

Try Healthy, a program of Cooperative Extension at North Carolina A&T University will host a virtual health fair to promote community health and wellness.  

Greensboro, NC – Catch the Wellness Wave, a virtual health fair aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles will take place Sept. 10 using the vFairs platform. 

The event is free and targets families and individuals in North Carolina. People interested in registering can do so here.  

Catch the Wellness Wave will offer a variety of activities and sessions to promote health and wellness, including virtual food demonstrations, exercise demonstrations, and workshops. Attendees will be able to access all events from the comfort of their homes. The fun begins at 9 a.m. and continues until 4 p.m. In addition to gaining knowledge about nutrition, health, and fitness to benefit the whole family, the first 100 registered attendees will receive a swag bag.  

Other activities will include a scavenger hunt and a photo booth to capture the virtual experience. Shewana McSwain, the Try Healthy SNAP-Ed coordinator with Extension at N.C. A&T, urged people to register so that they can: 

  • Receive tips to improve their health. 
  • Get moving with exercise instructors. 
  • Learn how to shop for healthy foods on a budget. 
  • Participate in a virtual scavenger hunt and be eligible to win one of two $25 gift cards. 
  • Collect healthy recipes to make at home. 
  • Connect with vendors in the virtual exhibit hall and receive helpful resources. 
  • Pick up tips to encourage kids to eat healthy. 
  • Win a swag bag by being one of the first 500 registered attendees. 

Registered participants for Catch the Wellness Wave simply need to log in at the event link on the day of the event. Participants also will be able to download slides and background documents offered during workshops and at virtual vendor booths.

About Cooperative Extension at North Carolina A&T University  

Cooperative Extension at N.C. A&T provides research-based information to North Carolinians with social, cultural, and economic barriers to upward mobility so that they can make decisions that improve their communities and their lives. As the outreach arm of the university’s College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Extension includes subject-matter specialists and county-based agents and paraprofessionals who deliver programs through centers across the state. Extension professionals use a variety of delivery methods – from one-on-one demonstrations to videoconferencing and online computer assisted training – to address the needs of individuals, small farmers, families, youth and communities with limited resources. 

About vFairs 

vFairs is a virtual, hybrid & in-person events platform that helps organizations of all sizes, industries and regions conduct memorable online events to achieve real business results. The virtual platform and mobile app offers versatile features and customization options. They also offer exceptional customer support consistently rated #1 on third-party sites like G2 and Capterra. This is why top organizations around the world have chosen vFairs to host Virtual Conferences, Online Trade Shows, Job Fairs, Virtual Training & more. 

[News Release] Catch the Wellness Wave Scheduled For Sept. 10 With vFairs As Event Technology Partner

Shanzay Asim Haider

Shanzay Asim Haider is a content writer with over 5 years of experience. She loves to learn and writes for vFairs because of the exciting potential of the virtual and hybrid event industry. Her hobbies include reading (of course), jigsaw puzzles, and playing overly convoluted board games.

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