Wellness Fair 2004 at TAMIU Set for Feb. 25

Wellness Fair at TAMIU Set for Feb. 25

Texas A&M International University' Offices of Student Counseling Services and Student Health Services will host the Wellness Fair entitled "Body Mind and Spirit" on Wednesday, Feb. 25 in the Student Center.

Dr. Terence Hannigan, director of Student Counseling Services, explained the fair will heighten student awareness about making healthier choices and focus on sensible recreation - making good decisions about eating, drinking, driving and sex.

Major events include:

12 p.m. - Jeff Charlebois, "sit-down" comedian, will bring humor (an important aspect of wellness) to the lunch hour crowd. Student Center Cafeteria.

1 to 4 p.m.:

On-site screening for diabetes, cholesterol, body fat percentage, blood pressure, eating disorders, depression, alcoholism, anxiety and depression.

Brief shoulder and neck massages from a registered massage therapist.

Spirituality And Wellness Tables sponsored by Newman Club, Baptist Student Ministers and Campus Crusade For Christ.

Texas Department of Transportation Driver Safety Table and try your hand at fun sports activities. Student Center Plaza.

4 to 5 p.m. - "Low Carb or Low Fat, That is the Question" Elisa Schwartz, dietician, Laredo Medical Center. Student Center Auditorium.

For more information, please contact Student Counseling Services at 326.2230 or Student Health Services at 326.2235.

University office hours are from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Affairs and Information Services at pais@tamiu.edu