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NOVA-Medical Education Campus to host Walk-4-Life and Health Fair

The Medical Education Campus (MEC) of Northern Virginia Community College will host the fifth annual Walk-4-Life and Spring Health Fair on Saturday, April 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The family-friendly event will include free activities such as kickball, balloon twister, yoga, face painting, a caricature artist and live music for all to enjoy.

Vision and health screenings for cholesterol, glucose and blood pressure will be offered throughout the event by healthcare professionals on-site. Service tables from campus and local community health organizations along with a full service Department of Motor Vehicle Customer Service Center (DMV 2 Go) will offer informational materials to the public. All proceeds for the Walk portion of the event will go toward supporting the American Cancer Society. The event is sponsored by NOVA-MEC Office of Student Life and student clubs. Food will be available for sale by various organizations. A $5 minimum registration fee is required to participate in the Walk. Checks or cash will be accepted the day of the event. 

The Medical Education Campus is located at 6699 Springfield Center Drive, Springfield VA 22150. Parking is available on the first level of the parking garage in spaces marked Visitor. For additional information or to volunteer, contact Patricia Martin-Mattocks at 703-822-6598 or pmartinmattocks@nvcc.edu.

 

Media Contact: Kristina Ogburn | 703.503.6338 | kogburn@nvcc.edu

 

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Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through the Extended Learning Institute. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.

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