The Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce (GWACC) will present the Trinitas Regional Medical Center Health and Wellness Expo for its second event on Sunday, March 31, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Union Catholic High School at 1600 Martine Ave. in Scotch Plains. 

The Expo is free to all attendees and has plenty of free parking. Trinitas will be providing Nutrition advice with a cooking demonstration; wound care information, details regarding a Stroke, blood pressure screenings, substance abuse, renal and palliative care and literature about their services offered in their Cancer Center.  Additional other exhibitors represent a variety of health modalities and medical practices including chiropractic, rehab therapy, nutrition, martial arts, meditation, personal training and more.

“With our area’s limitless choices in health and wellness practitioners, we thought the public would benefit from learning about local organizations and businesses that can provide valuable resources right in their backyard,” said Gene Jannotti, Executive Director of the GWACC.  

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The Expo will also feature four food trucks for attendees to enjoy and there will be children’s activities. Union County will be given free bike helmets and they will fit them for each child while supplies last.  In addition, there will be a raffle for two free child car seats.  Game Changer Gym of Springfield will raffle off a $1000 training package to one lucky winner.  A scavenger hunt will take place for the children.  We thank this year’s sponsors, Trinitas Regional Medical Center, Union Catholic Regional High School, Atlantic Medical Group, Shovlin Mattress Factory, Osteo Strong, Ivy Rehab Physical Therapy, Golden Living Guidance, Sokratis Dragonas Chiropractic, The Functional Performance Institute, The Runaway Fork, Excel Orthopedic Physical Therapy and Game Changer Strength and Performance.

So, bring out the whole family for a great day of very important medical information.  The first 200 attendees will receive a free bag filled with information, coupons and gifts from the Expo’s exhibitors.  The Expo is free and open to all! For more information about this event, including exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities, visit the GWACC website, www.gwaccnj.com/events or contact Gene Jannotti at gene@gwaccnj.com, 908-233-3021.  A portion of the Expo proceeds will benefit the GWACC 501c3 Foundation helping with high school scholarships in our 5 town area.

For 71 years, the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce (GWACC) has been connecting commerce and community. The GWACC promotes the economic prosperity of businesses primarily in Fanwood, Garwood, Mountainside, Scotch Plains and Westfield. It is the largest association of businesses and nonprofits in our area. Members include business owners, professionals, managers and operators. Membership cultivates the opportunity to build relationships, partner, make referrals, increase business, attend lunch and learns, and support the community. 

For more information about the GWACC, visit www.gwaccnj.com. You can also call the office at 908-233-3021 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The GWACC Office is located at 212 Lenox Avenue, Westfield.