On Tuesday, September 27th, Eads Elementary hosted its second Family Health and Wellness Fair, which focused on physical wellness and nutrition. The evening was organized by the school Wellness Committee and led by Mrs. Dwars, school nurse, and Mrs. Hansen, teacher.
The Eads School community was invited to attend the Health and Wellness Fair, which featured 23 exhibits from local and regional partners. Some popular exhibits included: Whole Foods Milk Tasting, Healthy Snack Taste Testing and Voting, Smoothie King smoothie samples, Taekwondo lessons and warm-up running activities took place in the gym. Officer Ghrist presented family safety information to all who attended. The Eads Wellness Committee displayed ‘What is Blood Made Of” and students got to run their hands through red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. Elite Ambulance parked in back of the school and let students visit inside of their ambulance and learn about EMT’s jobs. The Red Cross was also present and collected blood at our Blood Drive. Jewel Osco, Dr. Lynn Karr, Dr. Hodges, Carmine Vision Care, the Concussion Clinic and the Stroke Clinic were some of the local businesses that provided information to our families.
Students were excited to learn that Sweet Potato Chips were the favorite among all those that attended!!