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Vinton to host 11th Annual Health Fair & Wellness Walk and Farmers Market

The Village of Vinton will host its 11th Annual Health Fair and Wellness Walk on September 10, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the West Valley Fire Station, located on 510 E. Vinton Rd.

Vinton is also introducing its Farmers Market on the same day at Dr. Applegate Park next to Vinton City Hall located at 436 E. Vinton Rd. from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The 11th Annual Health Fair, is co-sponsored by El Paso First Health Plans, will bring more than 30 health vendors to the fair to provide services and educational materials on important health issues that affect the community.

Services include Free Blood Pressure and Health Screening for the entire family, information on diabetes, WIC and dental health, free flu shots, free giveaways and more.

Community members are invited to participate in the Wellness Walk at Dr. Applegate Park. The walk begins at8:00 a.m. and the first 200 participants will receive a free t-shirt and wellness kit.

The Vinton Farmers Market is a community event where growers gather to sell affordable, fresh, and locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables foods directly to consumers. The market will also host art and craft vendors. If interested vendors would like to participate please call (915)886-5104.

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