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Superheroes, super foods part of Grand Island wellness fair

Spider-Man will make a special visit to teach kids and their families about being active and making healthy food choices at the Grand Island School District's annual health and wellness family fair Tuesday.

More than 25 vendors, from healthy food to health screenings, raffles and a CPR demonstration will be at the fair, from 4 to 6:30 p.m in the high school cafeteria, 1100 Ransom Road, according to Cynthia Sharpe, RN, district nurse team leader and the chair of the health fair. The high school pool will be open from 4:45 to 5:30 p.m for a family swim.

The fair is sponsored by the Grand Island District Health and Wellness Council.

The following vendors are participating:  the Grand Island  Fire Company, Erie County Sheriff’s Domestic Violence Unit, Soma Cura Wellness Center, Lions Club, Mount St. Mary’s Hospital, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, University Pediatric Dentistry, Island Kids, Erie County Department of Health, Poison Center of Upstate NY, UNYTS, The MOG, Radisson Fitness Center, state police, Just For Kids Program, Grand Island Parks and Recreation, Grand Island Golden Age Center, Gus Macker Event, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Grand Island Soccer and Grand Island Little League. Donations were received from Tops, Grand Island Central School District Food Services and many of the vendors.

 

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