NEWS RELEASE

March 17, 2008
Contact: Steve Rottinghaus, Baker University public relations director, (785) 594-8330 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Baldwin City, Kan. — The sixth annual Community Wellness Festival, a free health fair for the Baldwin City community, is set for 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 5, at the Collins Center, Sixth and Fremont streets.

More than 50 exhibitors are expected to participate in the festival, which draws more than 300 people annually.

The festival will provide free screenings for blood pressure, posture check, body fat, bone density, hearing, lung volume and vision.

Lawrence Memorial Hospital will provide a total lipid profile with a prostate specific antigen test. Registration is required for the screenings. Pre-register by March 28 and the lab tests are available for $30 ($40 with PSA test). Sign up the day of the festival and the lab tests will be $40 ($50 with PSA test). Registration forms are available at Baker’s Harter Union and various Baldwin businesses.

There will be drawings for prizes, including bicycles for an adult and two children. Free T-shirts will be provided to the first 200 attendees. All children will receive a free bicycle helmet. The first 200 attendees will receive a free T-shirt.

For more information, contact Debbie Guenther at 594-8409 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Anyone needing transportation to the festival should call Jackie Lorenzen at 594-2409.

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