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Franklin Township: Imperia to Host Health and Wellness Expo Oct. 26

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Imperia will host the ”3rd Annual Workplace Health & Wellness Exposition" on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. 

The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) is presenting the event which is touted as "Somerset County’s premier and most comprehensive workplace wellness event."

“The Wellness Expo presents employers and employees with opportunities to understand first-hand how wellness benefits productivity and an enhanced bottom line for businesses of all sizes," Expo Chair Sejal Davé Sharma of RWJ University Hospital said. 

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Thanks in part to Healthier Somerset, the event is free to the public and will showcase countless opportunities and benefits that can be leveraged by employers who implement wellness strategies with their businesses. 

“Previous Wellness Expo events garnered rave reviews by both business owners and employees who attended,” Somerset County Freeholder Patricia Walsh, liaison to Healthier Somerset said. “This is the only opportunity in Somerset County to experience a multitude of health-related options in one place at one time.”

During the expo businesses of all sizes will learn about key resources which can benefit their employees. There will be a special focus on small and medium-sized companies.  

About the expo

The expo will offer nutritious food demos and samplings, interactive exhibits, and health screenings for blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar, cancer screenings and prevention, healthy weight, healthy diet and nutrition, foot and ankle care, skin damage assessments, and stress management conducted by health professionals from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Natural Medicine, Rehabilitation and Pain Management, University Orthopaedic Associates, Anew Wellness, Saint Peter’s University Hospital, Carrier Clinic and other leading health organizations in the area.

The Expo is free and open to the public. Pre-registration will entitle businesses and employees to qualify for Grand Prize drawings. For further information, log onto www.bit.ly/WELLNESSEXPO2017 or call Takeena Deas at 908-218-4300 ext. 30, email tdeas@scbp.org.

The Wellness Expo 2017 is made possible through the cooperation of the Somerset County Business Partnership member companies, Healthier Somerset, and the Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce. Premier sponsors include Anew Wellness, RWJ University Hospital, Sharonview Federal Credit Union, Natural Medicine & Rehabilitation, Saint Peter’s University Hospital, The Imperia, and University Orthodpaedic Associates. Additional contributions provided by Verdini Studios, Carrier Clinic, Hunterdon Healthcare, Atlantic Health System, Digestive Healthcare, Novo Nordisk, Bridgewater Marriott, Arooga’s Grille, Redstone American Grill, and Shoprite of Somerset.

Healthier Somerset is a diverse coalition of residents, businesses, schools, non-profit organizations, healthcare providers, government, and faith-based organizations that work to improve the health of Somerset County residents to improve physical, emotional, and economic well-being.  

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