FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership will present the 3rd annual Workplace Health & Wellness Exposition - 2017 on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 11:a.m.-2 p.m. at The Imperia, 1714 Easton Ave. Somerset.

In support of Healthier Somerset and offered during Healthier Somerset Month, the event is being provided as a no cost business resource for local companies and their employees. Expo 2017 will highlight the numerous benefits that can be gained by employers who implement wellness strategies as a component of their business model.

The event is being organized by the SCBP’s Workplace Wellness Committee, which comprises healthcare professionals and local service providers, who understand that wellness strategies are a proven tool that help employees gain greater productivity and effectiveness in the workplace.

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Exhibitors interested in providing health screenings, healthy and nutritious food products, food preparation demonstrations, and healthy workplace information should contact Takeena Deas, Director of Community Affairs, at the Somerset County Business Partnership – 908-218-4300 or tdeas@scbp.org. Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are available to both members and non-members of the SCBP.

There is no charge to attend the Expo; all are welcome. To register as a guest, visit www.bit.ly/2017wellnessexpo or call the SCBP at 908-218-4300 ext. 30.

The 2017 Expo will provide employees, HR professionals, and business owners with key resources to benefit their staff and assist them with carrying out employer-based wellness programs. Among the initiatives to be presented are health screenings, health and wellness related exhibits, and a “how to” model for executing a wellness fair live-in-action. The information to be presented is appropriate for businesses of all sizes.

The Expo will offer 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, Hunterdon Medical Center and other leading health organizations in the area.

“Wellness Expo sponsors and participating businesses understand the need to build a healthier workforce in Somerset County and how a healthy workforse contributes to a healthy buinsess environment,” said Mike Kerwin, president/CEO for the Business Partnership.