This “come and go” event is free to the public and takes place on Thursday, August 4 from 8 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Burton High School, 917 North Main in Burton. Water and snacks have graciously been donated by Subway and Brookshire Bros. (Brenham) and Citizens State Bank (Burton). Spanish-speaking volunteers will be on site.
Health & Wellness Fair Exhibitors:
Area Agency on Aging (information about Medicare and Texas HHSC) Blue Bell Aquatic Center (games, information about Silver Sneakers, fitness programs and more) Boys and Girls Club of Washington County (learn about summertime and school year programs that provide a safe, interactive and fun environment) Brazos Transit District (public transportation provider operating fixed routes, ADA paratransit, and demand and response) Bridge Ministry of Burton, Texas (food pantry, senior meals, summer day camp) Burton Independent School District (information about healthy eating) CaptionCall (voice-to-text phones for individuals with hearing loss) Easter Seals/ECI Infant Program (resources for autism, home care, recreation and mental health) Family and Community Health, Washington County (healthy lifestyles, smoothie-making bicycle demo) Focusing Families (domestic violence information and resources) Golden Years Home Health (home health) Lete Phillips Exercise Program (class demonstration and chair exercises from 10 to 11 a.m.) Migrant Education, Region 6 Education Service Center (encouraging educational opportunities leading to empowerment and success for migrant students and their families) Margaret E. Blizzard Senior Activity Center (information about programs and how to register) MHMR of Washington County (mental health resources) Texas AgriLife Extension (passenger safety) Texas C-STEP, Texas A&M Health Family Care (free cancer screening information) Tippet Dental Group (dental care and cleaning tips) Washington County Emergency Medical Service (vaccinations, Stop the Bleed classes, blood pressure checks)