Valley City, ND   CHI Mercy Health, in collaboration with the City-County Health District and the Valley City Cardiac Ready Community Coalition are excited to announce the First Annual Community Health and Wellness Fair, on Saturday, March 24, from 2:00pm-5:00pm at the Valley City Eagles Club.

This is a free event that is open to the public and will include:  education and meet-and-greets with local health and wellness providers, wellness incentives to register for (quantity 4 of the Fitbit Charge 2 and quantity 1 Bong’s Bootery Gift Certificate for $100), healthy snacks, blood pressure checks, learn basic CPR compression techniques, and the event will close with motivational speaker, Teresa Lewis, from 4-5pm.

“Get Inspired with Teresa Lewis”, motivational speaker, 7 Mindsets Coach, and Life 97.9 Morning Radio Co-Host, as she discusses the challenges we face while striving to create a healthy lifestyle.  Teresa will motivate you as you embark on a holistic approach to wellness that includes stress management techniques, the importance of setting goals, and, ultimately, holding yourself accountable on your journey.

This event was made possible through a Grant awarded to CHI Mercy Health by the ND Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program.  This FLEX Grant represents a Collaborative Population Health Improvement Activity between CHI Mercy Health and Valley City-County Health District. Funds are subcontracted through the Center for Rural Health which is designated as the North Dakota State Office of Rural Health, a federal-state partnership that helps rural communities build their healthcare services through collaborations and initiatives with a wide range of partners across the state.

Join us Saturday, March 24, from 2:00pm-5:00pm, for an afternoon filled with community fellowship as you meet our local Health and Wellness providers, enjoy an inspiring speaker, and receive a copy of the new “Valley City Health and Wellness Resource Guide”!

If you are a Health and Wellness provider in our community and did not receive the invitational letter–please contact me to register!  We have invited all of the healthcare and overall wellness providers that we know.  From Clinics, dentists, optometrists, massage therapists—we have extended an invitation for a free booth at the event.   Please contact Stephanie Mayfield in the CHI Mercy Health Foundation/Mission office (direct #845-6557 or with any questions you have regarding the event.