KIDZPO - Health and Wellness Expo
The KIDZPO-Health and Wellness Expo is a general health and wellness program designed to reach children aged 8-16 along with at least one parent/guardian. Presentations and demonstrations are offered throughout the day on the damaging effects of drugs, alcohol and cigarettes. Other presentations include local nutritionists offering strategies for making healthy choices when grocery shopping. Local fitness experts offer tips for exercising safely with an emphasis on making exercise a regular part of life. Motivational speakers talk on topics such as overcoming life’s obstacles and perseverance, and proper etiquette. A light lunch is included focusing on healthy food options. All recipes are built around fruits, vegetables, cheese and lean proteins. Recipes for healthy snacks are given to all participants.