Gaston College Annual Health Fair on April 15

Gaston College Annual Health Fair on April 15

DALLAS, N.C. –The annual Gaston College Health Fair promotes health, wellness, fitness and nutrition, and features a variety of health assessments and services, interactive exhibits, free samples, and other activities. This year’s event takes place on Monday, April 15, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Myers Center Breezeway on the Gaston College Dallas Campus. The Health Fair is open to the public and admission is free.

Attendees can get free fitness assessments, blood pressure and diabetes checks, hearing and vision screenings, and can participate in nutrition and body composition consultation activities.

Over 35 vendors and organizations will have informational booths and displays at the Health Fair. These vendors and organizations include:

  • Alzheimers Association
  • Caromont Health – Stroke Program
  • Gaston College Cosmetology & Esthetics (Hand Massage and Paraffin Wax)
  • Gaston College Dietetic Tech Program
  • Gaston College Health and Fitness Science – fitness & performance tests
  • Gaston College Human Services
  • Gaston College Library
  • Gaston College Massage Therapy
  • Gaston College Med Assist, Phlebotomy
  • Gaston County DHHS Community Health Education
  • Gaston County YMCA
  • Gaston Family Health Services
  • HealthNet Gaston
  • Keep Me Safe
  • Gaston Parks and Rec
  • United Way
  • Good Will
  • Gaston Extension
  • Atrium Health
  • Phoenix Counseling and the Sexual Assault Victim’s Advocacy
  • Hospice and Palliative Care Lincoln County
  • Anatomywise
  • Catawba Coffee
  • Essential Oils
  • Stanley Total Living Center
  • Gaston County DHHS Adult & Aging Services
  • Friendly Dental
  • Senior TLC
  • Nutrition to Fruition
  • Buck’s Country Dancers
  • Partners in Primary Care
  • The Vitamin Shoppe
  • 360 Belmont Martial Arts
  • Planet Fitness
  • Levine Cancer Institute

Demonstrations and activities at the 2019 Health Fair included Raised Barre with Gaston County YMCA, Burn Boot Camp Gastonia, an essential oils demonstration and information session from Young Living Essential Oils, and FTF Fitness and Self Defense.

Coordinating the 2019 Gaston College Health Fair is Stephanie Wells, Adjunct Instructor in the Gaston College Health Promotions Department.

The Health Fair is sponsored by the Gaston College Health Promotion Committee. For additional information regarding the Gaston College Health Fair, contact Stephanie Wells at

For more information about the Gaston College Health and Fitness Science Program, contact Brett LaFemina at 704-922-2280 or email:

About Gaston College Health and Fitness Science Program

The Gaston College Health and Fitness Science program is a two-year AAS degree which prepares students to work in the health and wellness field.  Our students gain hands-on experience in fitness testing, exercise programming, personal training, health coaching, and group exercise instruction.  We also have articulation agreements with several regional 4-year institutions, which allows our students to transfer most, if not all, of their credits in their pursuit of a BS degree in Exercise Science.”

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